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Private Gondola ride in Venice: a memorable experience!

One of the things to do at least once in your life is definitely going on a gondola tour in Venice!

Book now your private gondola ride and admire the splendid city on the water from its best perspective!


  • The best way to discover Venice is observing it from the water!
  • Because it allows you to visit the Accademia, Rialto but also the minor canals!
  • Because it is unforgettable experience to do in Venice!


One of the things to do at least once in your life is definitely a gondola ride in Venice! Of the several options available, a private tour is certainly the most special. This is classic Venice! An experience not to be missed if you are intending to visit the city on the water and the Venice lagoon!!

Gondolas in Venice: emotions on the water …

There is no doubt that Venice enjoys copyright on this boat, but only after trying it, will you find out why! Every year hundreds of tourists on holiday in Venice and beyond choose this experience.  A real gem not to be missed! We recommend a private gondola tour starting from 100 euros or a little more!

We offer you an exclusive and personalized tour, for up to six people for only 105 euros.

Private Gondola ride: a classic for all occasions!

Nothing is more magical than seeing Venice from the water on board a traditional gondola. Living this experience can be complicated especially in summer due to overcrowding. By booking the service in advance, you can be sure you will enjoy this classic tour with a private gondola at your complete disposal. An experience which you can trust, will change your life! Pre booking will also enable you to skip the line, which can be long, especially in summer.

We recommend a private gondola cruise, an exclusive and personalized guided tour up to 6 people. The tour lasts approximately 30 minutes. You will be able to select the departure time and your own route as you wish!  

Private Gondola ride Venice for 2

If you are visiting Venice with your loved one, you may consider a private gondola tour for an unforgettable experience! Although a gondola cruise is special at any time of the day. If we can give you a little advice, it is much more romantic to be in a gondola at sunset, immersed in a thousand reflections in the Venetian lagoon …This will be the perfect atmosphere also for celebrating your most special moments, such as a wedding request or a special anniversary!

Venice gondola ride with serenade

To make the event even more special, you could consider going for a Venice gondola ride with serenade!. You will have your own local musician on board who will sing and play music for you.  This is a little luxury which will be remembered over the years! So much worth it, especially if you are celebrating something special! To add this option to your gondola ride, you can select this extra during your booking.

Choose whether to take your private rides by day or at sunset, and you may also want to add a bottle of prosecco during your gondola cruise! Contact us to discuss what extra services you would like included in your exclusive tour and we will be at your service!

Best place for gondola ride Venice

Departure can be from different points along the banks of the Venice Grand Canal such as: the San Tomà landing stage or the Accademia Bridge, both not far from San Marco and Calle Larga. The meeting points have been carefully selected, to give you the opportunity to see the most popular palaces and bridges, but also to enjoy the more individual, smaller canals, the hidden Venice, in a Venetian gondola boat. All around the Grand Canal there are a multitude of waterways that are routes into the heart of the real Venice, best admired from the water..

Private gondola ride in Venice: a different view of the city

Take this tour and and you will be able to understand how the foundations of the Venetian palaces rest directly on water and see that the doors you see half-immersed in water are nothing more than the garages for the boats! Visiting the floating city on a walking tour,  you can see this straight away; but to really understand it, you need to go on the gondola tour in Venice!

Based on the route you choose, during the tour you will be able to take some stunning photographs with the most important attractions part of the history of Venice, including the Rialto bridge, Saint Mark Square, Saint Mark Basilica and the Doge Palace. 


Additional information:

The Venice on a private gondola  experience is an active service all year round. In the daytime, you can enjoy the subtle colors of the Venetian facades. If instead you’d rather have a romantic evening, you can discover them at sunset or even at night. In this case, please note that there will be a small surcharge.

Whichever option you decide to go for, pre-booking is highly recommended and will guarantee you the best possible experience. Please note that the tour may be canceled in case of bad weather, in which case we will offer you an alternative option on a different day according to your schedule.For more information do not hesitate to contact us! We will be happy to help you make your experience special!

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  • Child Friendly
  • Private Experience



Day tour: 105 EUR/service *
Night tour: 125 EUR/service *

Extra – Gondola serenade: 145 EUR/service (additional)


*please contact us to verify which tariff is applicable  on the day/time you would like to book your tour


30 minutes



Spoken Languages

  • Italian
  • English

Included / Excluded

Included :

Gondola ride and whichever extra service booked.

Excluded :

Whatever is not specified in the “Included” section.

Sales Conditions

For cancellation up to 48 hours before the experince, a 20% cancellation fee applies.
There is no refund in case of later cancellation and NO-SHOW (non-presence at the time and place where the experience takes place).
In case of bad weather and suspension of the experience before the tour, it will be proposed at a different time or date, within the selected tariff range.

Other practical information

The gondola can carry up to 6 people.
The tour is private and it will be reserved only for you and your group.
The tour starts from Accademia Bridge or San Toma’ – Gondola Station.

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