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Private Tour: Venice Gondola Ride with Serenade provided by Bucintoro Viaggi S.r.l.

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Private Tour: Venice Gondola Ride with Serenade

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/19/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/19/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Bucintoro Viaggi
    Campo S. Luca, 4267/C, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Departure point: Campo San Luca, Bucintoro Viaggi agency
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Gondola Station - Santa Maria del Giglio
    Canal Grande
    Peggy Guggenheim Collection
    Ponte dell'Accademia
    Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute
    Palazzo Barbarigo Minotto
  • You'll end at
    Bucintoro Viaggi
    Campo S. Luca, 4267/C, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Departure point: Campo San Luca, Bucintoro Viaggi agency
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
Bucintoro Viaggi, Campo S. Luca, 4267/C, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Experienced and licensed local gondolier
  • Private gondola ride
  • Serenade
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Each gondola can take 2, 3 or 4 people, with a minimum of 2 per gondola
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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
Sheng Z wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
With many Gondola ride choices available, I find this one is very unique. You have musician riding with you. The singer will sing beautiful songs while we are enjoying the ride. As we arrived early than the time we originally booked, they helped to move the ride to 45 minutes
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Date of experience: December 2019
McGregors wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions
We had such an excellent time! Yes it is slightly corny and touristy, but the music as you navigate the canals at night is simply amazing! Definitely one of our most memorable experiences to date!
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Date of experience: December 2019
moreenlewis wrote a review Aug 2019
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom2 contributions
Although pricey we got 15% off with trip advisor and shared the cost between the four of us. We had looked forward to this gondola ride for months and it didn’t let us down. We had picked some songs to request, but that all went out of the window as the musicians started their
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Date of experience: August 2019
Momof3intx2019 wrote a review Jul 2019
7 contributions3 helpful votes
Just got back from Venice for my 50th birthday celebration. This tour exceeded my expectations. Dana, the singer has a very powerful voice . She was fun and interactive . The accordion player was very talented. This tour is a little expensive but truly worth it for the entire
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Date of experience: July 2019
Steven K wrote a review Jul 2019
Rydal, Pennsylvania6 contributions1 helpful vote
It was a nice night for a gondola ride and my wife and I and our 18 year old twins has a wonderful time. Music was charming and set the scene as we traveled through the small canals of Venice. Well worthb it, considering it is the thing to do, to gain a unique perspective of
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About the operator

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By: Bucintoro Viaggi S.r.l.
Not what I had expected
I took it in Sep 2019. What I thought would be a serene end to my very exciting and fun-filled day turned out to be
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Great Trip for little money!
It was a awesome trip! We have been on Tour around 4 -5 hours and it was really fantastic! We did see a lot of gre
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Get what you pay for
It was an okay trip, we found that we couldn’t understand or hear the tour guide very well on the boat, too loud an
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Don't buy online- cheaper in person!
Brilliant tour but felt I got ripped off buying online- I paid €45 for 2 people the day before our tour; if you go
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Keir L
Great walking tour. The guide was very knowledge and very VERY funny. It felt more like a comedy tour at times! He
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Very informative tour of Venice’s most visited attractions.
It was a very interesting way of seeing Venice’s main attractions and learning a bit about them, and also learning
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The tour was great with a lovely lady who knows Lisbon :) The Gondola ride was ok but you get what you pay 6 perso
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Very Enjoyable Walk and Gondola Ride
The walking tour was very interesting with lots seen and the Gondola Ride was very romantic with other couples on b
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Cheaper way to experience a Venice classic
Probably not recommended for a couple with romance in mind but a cost effective way to ride in a Gondola with poten
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Enjoyable must-do.
One of the bucket listt things to do in Venice. Thoroughly enjoyable. Could benefit from the gondolier giving a com
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Simon C
Waste of time. Construct your own tour using the ferry boats. The landing at murano was to their glass blowing fact
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Waste of time
I regret not taking vaporetto and going to Burano and Murano by myself. The tour takes you to Murano to the glass f
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Beautiful mirning strolling around 3 unique islands
Each island has its own quirks. Murano glass factory was great, we saw a demonstration of glass products being made
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definitely recommend
Stunning islands to visit! Well worth the small price! We had a lovely time on each island seeing the sites
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Misleading- not just 30 minutes
30-minute gondola ride didn’t include wait time or walking time to the gondolas. We also had to wait whilst a coupl
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Key Details
  • Duration: 35m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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