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Private Gondola Ride in Venice

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USD 157.03
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    What to Expect
    Make your way to the starting point near the S. Maria del Giglio vaporetto stop in central Venice. Climb into a sleek, black gondola (up to 6 people in your group) to begin your unforgettable private gondola ride.

    Glide through Venice's romantic canals for a unique perspective on Venetian palaces and bridges. Travel through this storybook city the way only the wealthy and nobility were able to – by gondola. The last person to have her own private gondola in Venice was Peggy Guggenheim in the 1960s. Today, gondola rides are available to anyone.

    Listen to the friendly banter between gondoliers as you drift from one canal to the next. Experience Venice as the Venetians have for more than 1,000 years.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Campiello Traghetto, 2467, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Approx 25-30 min private gondola ride
    • Entry/Admission - Gondola Station - Santa Maria del Giglio
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • This is not a guided gondola ride
    • Food and drink
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • From April to October in the afternoon the gondola is at 6:00 pm, from November to March is at 2:00 pm;
    • This tour is not guided, although the gondolier may chat and give you some local history;
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible;
    • Check in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time;
    • Tour runs rain or shine;
    • Please make sure you arrive at the meeting point early, if you arrive late you could miss the tour.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We really enjoyed our gondola ride and a must do in Venice. We paid £130 we were meant to get a 30 min ride our ride took between 15 and 20 mins. We could of got the same ride for £80 and not booked. Really over priced and not what it was meant to be. Do not bother booking.
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    Response from VEincoming, General Manager at Private Gondola Ride in Venice
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We will take in consideration your suggestions regarding the price and will pass your comments to the Gondoliers at our next meeting. We hope that we can improve their service, still we are happy to see that you enjoyed your gondola ride. Kind regards, Venice Events Team.
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    We had a Gondola for the four of us, instead of being put with others to make up a six as with other companies. Easy to find with the direction instructions. Staff were very helpful, no wait, went straight on. The ride was 30 mins on a set route, it did get congested but just
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    Response from VEincoming, General Manager at Private Gondola Ride in Venice
    Responded 28 Aug. 2019
    Dear guest, Thank you for your detailed review. We are pleased to see that you had a nice experience with us on our Private Gondola ride tour and we look forward in seeing you again touring with us. Kind regards, Venice Events Team.
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    We weren't sure what to expect, but our private gondola tour was incredible and this review is long over due. We were there in Oct - and this was a highlight in Venice. Our guide Gianni was so informative that the time flew by. I highly recommend this for couples that want
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