Private Gondola Ride in Venice

Glide down the idyllic canals of San Moisè and admire historic sites from the Grand Canal!

Travel Flexibly · 0.30h · Venice, Italy

Searching for an exclusive way to experience the iconic canals of Venice? On this 25-minute, private gondola ride, your gondolier will take you on a magical journey through the city’s most enchanting waterways. Glide along the idyllic, narrow canals of San Moisè before being mesmerized by the city center as you float along the famous Grand Canal. With the entire gondola at the disposal of your group, this intimate gondola ride is the best way to experience the beauty of Venice from the water.

  • 25-minutes Gondola Ride
  • Meet your Gondoliere​
  • Santa Maria della Salute​
  • Grand Canal
  • San Moisè​
  • Sail Back in Time​
  • Venice from the Water​
  • Bridging the Beauty​

To begin your picturesque ride along Venice’s iconic canals, head to your meeting point near Hotel Bauer. Your friendly gondolier will be waiting to help you aboard and take you on an unforgettable journey! Remember, the gondola will be reserved for your group of no more than 5 guests, so you’re in for a truly special, intimate experience.

Gently float down the city’s enchanting canals, beginning with the slender waterways of San Moisè. Marvel at Venice’s idyllic charm as you serenely make your way past charming buildings and under idyllic bridges. After experiencing the picturesque maze of Venice’s narrow canals, your gondolier will lead you to the famous Grand Canal. Your jaw will drop as you float past historic landmarks and admire the heart of Venice from a brand-new perspective. Take in a captivating view of the iconic Salute Church before your gondolier slowly brings you back to dry land.

Your magical time on the water has come to an end, but you’re free to return to any favorite sights or landmarks on foot!

Private Gondola Ride in Venice Tour Description

Your 25-minute tour includes:

  • Ride on traditional Venetian gondola

  • Incredible photo opportunities

  • Pass through the narrow canals of San Moisè

  • Cruise along Grand Canal

  • Gorgeous views of Santa Maria della Salute

  • Private, exclusive ride experience

  • Meet Your Gondolier

Once you arrive at your designated meeting point, you and your intimate group of only 5 people at most will hop aboard the elegant boat. Once you’ve settled in, your enchanting journey through Venice’s iconic canals can begin.

Sit back and relax as you get ready to take in the magical sights from the serene atmosphere of the water. Be sure to have your camera handy, as you’re in for some truly picturesque sights!

Glide Along San Moisè

Your gondolier will gently glide through the narrow canals of San Moisè, a vibrant area of Venice, brimming with breathtaking sights and charming architecture. Float beneath iconic bridges that cross over the slender canals, and marvel at the idyllic buildings along the banks.

As you cruise along the calm waters, your gondolier will direct you toward unforgettable photo opportunities. Capture the moment as you continue to admire the unparalleled charm of this one-of-a-kind city.

See the Sights from the Grand Canal

Finally, your gondolier will make their way to the famous Grand Canal, known for forming one of Venice’s major water-traffic corridors. The canal forms a reverse S-shape through the center of the city and is flanked by stunning palaces, historic sights, and captivating views of the city center. As you take in the sights, you’ll be mesmerized by an unparalleled view of the iconic Santa Maria della Salute Church. Marvel at the church’s intricate architecture as you slowly glide past this historic landmark.

Continue to breathe in the beauty of Venice, snapping a few last photos with your group as your gondolier prepares to bring you back to land. After your magical, 25-minute ride along Venice’s mesmerizing canals, you’re now free to continue exploring the enchanting city on foot!

What you get with this tour
Ride along Grand Canal
Picturesque views of the Salute Church
Ride on traditional Venetian gondola
Exclusive, private ride experience
See beautiful Venice from the water
Incredible photo opportunities
Pass by historical landmarks and monuments
Experience charming, narrow canals of San Moisè
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

Don’t forget your camera, and a hat during the summer. Comfortable shoes are recommended to enter and exit the gondola.

What to bring?

Don’t forget your camera, and a hat during the summer. Comfortable shoes are recommended to enter and exit the gondola.

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

No, this tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Venice.

Is there any chance this tour will be canceled?

On the rare occasion the tour is canceled, we'll inform you as soon as possible. We will work with you to reschedule your tour when possible or provide a full refund.

What happens if it rains?

We run our gondola rides rain or shine. If rainfall is extremely heavy, the tour might be canceled and you will be refunded or rescheduled.

Is lunch included in the price of the tour?

No, but your gondolier will be happy to recommend one of their favorite spots!

Can I bring my kids and do I have to pay for them?

Kids are welcome on the gondola ride, and the price is by gondola, so children will not affect the final price of the tour.

How many people can fit in one gondola?

A gondola can accommodate a maximum of 5 passengers.

Does this tour include hotel pickup?

No hotel pickup is included on this tour. You’ll meet your gondolier at the designated meeting point.

Where does this tour end?

This tour ends back at the meeting point.

Does the tour include a guide?

No, the tour doesn’t include a guide, it includes a professional gondolier who will be able to give you some basic information on the sights seen.

What to bring?

Don’t forget your camera, and a hat during the summer. Comfortable shoes are recommended to enter and exit the gondola.

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