Duration: 40 minutes approx. (10-minute brief and introductory walking tour to the gondola serenade experience and 30-minute gondola serenade, followed by a typical Venetian dinner)

Languages: English 

Dinner: Click here to view the menu. (For vegetarian version click here).    

Experience the enchanting beauty of Venice with an evening gondola serenade. Put on your Carnival mask and ride through the romantic canals aboard the gondola, then enjoy dinner in a typical Venetian restaurant where you will savour tradition on your plate.


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Enjoy a pleasant gondola ride combined with an exciting musical accompaniment of popular Italian songs. 

Get on the gondola and discover the picturesque canals and breathtaking palaces on the Grand Canal, admiring ancient buildings such as the Peggy Guggenheim Collection or the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute; discover the water entrance to the La Fenice Theatre and pass under the famous Accademia Bridge. 

As a gift, we will give you an authentic carnival mask to wear during the tour and to take home. Put it on, sit back and relax while enjoying the sights of Venice, accompanied by live music. Don't forget to take some great pictures with the mask on board the gondola and share them with your friends on social media

Following the gondola serenade, you and your company will enjoy a typical Venetian cuisine in a friendly restaurant; you will be able to enjoy the romantic atmosphere of this enchanted city while tasting local specialities.

The price includes
  • 10-minute brief introductory walking tour to the gondola serenade experience
  • 30-minute gondola serenade with live music 
  • Private table for dinner at Ristorante Ai Coristi (from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM)
The fee does not include
  • Commentary on gondola 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Things to know before leaving
  • At the moment of reservation, please communicate us eventual food allergies or special diet requests
  • Any purchase at the restaurant for children under 2 years shall be paid directly on the spot
  • The gondola ride is NOT private but is shared with other participants.
  • The price is per person.
  • The tour for children under the age of 2 is FREE, only if children do not occupy their own seat in the gondola.
  • The tour includes musical accompaniment (singer + musician) for the duration of the whole tour. There will NOT be musicians on each gondola but they will only be boarded on the one in the middle of the row to give everyone a chance to enjoy the live music.
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility
  • Each gondola can accommodate a maximum of 5 people; the seat on board cannot be chosen, but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on the guests' weight.
  • Comfortable shoes are suggested 
  • The gondola itinerary may change in case of wind or bad weather. 
  • Pets are not allowed on board the gondola 
  • Digital and printed vouchers are accepted (to be shown to the staff)
  • Clients should have TWO different vouchers to show: one at the gondola station and the other to the restaurant.
Meeting Point
  • Gondola Serenade Meeting point: Venice Tours Assistance Point is in St. Mark's Square, Calle Larga dell' Ascension #1257. The Assistance Point is the big grey newsstand between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (the Post Office) with a sign "VENICE TOURS – ASSISTANCE POINT". Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the departure time.


  • With Piazza San Marco and the arches of Correr Museum at your back and Poste Italiane (the Post Office) in front of you, find on your left side the Venice Tours Assistance Point - the big grey newsstand (with many souvenir and newspapers). The newsstand is located between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (the Post Office) and has the sign "VENICE TOURS – ASSISTANCE POINT


            Restaurant address: Ai Coristi, Piscina S. Moise, 1995 (just in front of the Fenice Opera House)

Cancellation policies
  • No penalty for cancellation within 24 hrs before the tour. On line customer service 7 days a week, 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather or exceptionally high/low tide (in these cases it will be rescheduled for the following day or refunded)