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Gondola Romantica

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425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
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Second time out!

This was our second gondola ride in about 8 years. It's always fun. They make you feel very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Travel17_2004
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Minnesota
Full Moon Rising

Fantastic outing. We went as a couple and loved the fact there was a blanket to use on the boat as... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
LadyHostess
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Rochester, Minnesota
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A cruise in an authentic Venetian gondola is among the most romantic and relaxing experience imaginable. We've captured the romance of Venice , blending it with the natural beauty of Stillwater's St. Croix River. No matter what the occasion, a traditional gondola ride offers a unique experience. You are invited to celebrate anniversaries, marriage proposals, weddings, birth days or a simple date night. Gift certificates available.
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  • Terrible0%
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“gondolier” (6 reviews)
“blankets” (4 reviews)
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425 Nelson St E, Stillwater, MN 55082-5164
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second gondola ride in about 8 years. It's always fun. They make you feel very special. People seem to think you are the attraction on the water and wave at you. I believe you can bring your own cooler if you wanted....More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017

Fantastic outing. We went as a couple and loved the fact there was a blanket to use on the boat as well as being able to bring our own beverages. The singing was so sweet, all very authentic.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

The gondola experience is just a really nice, calming, fun experience... It is especially nice after a great dinner somewhere in Stillwater, a sweet way to end the night. The river was calm on the evening we went, the moon was shining and the lights...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

We - four seniors- were somewhat fearful and anxious about the prospect of a gondola boat-ride, but we took courage and booked! What a wonderful, peaceful, relaxing and entertaining experience we had! The gondolier helped us on and off, took our pictures and charmed us...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2016

I planned a surprise cruise for my husbands birthday, which was on Friday Sept. 23rd, we went to Stillwater to enjoy the town for the weekend, it rained and rained. We had to cancel our cruise, re-scheduled it for the following weekend with no problems....More

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

This was a romantic and fun way to get out on the St. Croix! Our guide was knowledgable and friendly. Highly recommend trying this!

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Reviewed October 15, 2015

My husband and I absolutely loved the experience. John, AKA Giovonni, does an amazing job making sure that you have a great experience. He takes your photo, he sings, he gives you a blanket, he even tells you some history of the gondola, or Stillwater...More

1  Thank Julie M
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Reviewed October 6, 2015

I planned a romantic getaway and this was something I had planned for us to do at sunset. It was absolutely stunning and our gondola driver (not sure what they're officially called) was super nice! He sang to us and completely catered to our wants/needs....More

Thank M S
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

We treated ourselves to a gondola ride for our 10th anniversary. It was in September, and the weather that night was comfortable but chilly....that just made the experience better as we snuggled up together. I often watch the gondolas pass by on summer evenings when...More

Thank Shawna G
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Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

I took my girlfriend out on the boat to propose. The river was flooded but "giovanni" made it special by making sure we got as much out of the beautiful night as possible. He was very accommodating. I recommend this trip to people all the...More

Thank T W
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