Duration: 45 minutes (15-minute introductory walking tour to the gondola experience and 30-minute shared gondola ride)


Languages: commentary by mobile app in English, Italian, French, Spanish, German 


This adventure will ensure an unprecedented rendezvous, providing you with the key to unlock the heart and soul of Venice's charm! Discover the magic of the city on a romantic gondola ride through the San Marco Basin and the Bridge of Sighs.


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Experience the enchanting allure of Venice with our exclusive sunset gondola ride through St. Mark's Basin and the charming smaller canals.


Embark on a journey through time as our knowledgeable tour guide unveils the rich history and tradition behind Venetian gondolas. Learn about their unique design and exquisite craftsmanshipbefore stepping aboard.


Don't forget to capture the magic with your mobile devices and share those unforgettable moments with your loved ones on social media.


As you glide gracefully under the quaint bridges, immerse yourself in the breathtaking atmosphere of San Marco, letting the beauty of Venice capture your heart and soul.


Lastly, experience a ride in a unique virtual reality as you glide over the Grand Canal's tranquil waters at sunset over the centuries, and then discover the craftsmanship and secrets behind Venice's iconic boat with an up-close look at a sectioned model.

The price includes
  • 15-minute introductory walking tour to the gondola experience 
  • 30-minute shared gondola ride
  • Skip-the-line service
  • Journey into the past by gondola Virtual Reality Experience
  • The Yard of Venice: discover the secrets of a sectioned gondola
The fee does not include
  • Live commentary on board the gondola 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Things to know before leaving
  • 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
  • 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 
  • Please note that the timing of the sunset may vary depending on the season in Venice
  • The 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 at the meeting point)
Meeting Point
  • Meeting Point: Campo San Gallo, San Marco 1093/B, Venice Tours office, close to San Marco Square. Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the departure time.


  • The office is close to San Marco Square. Having the Basilica of San Marco behind you, stay on the right side of the square and go under the arches. Find Olivetti Museum, turn right passing under the archways, cross the little bridge and go straight on to “Campo San Gallo”, Venice Tours Office is in the square, San Marco 1093/B.


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)