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Venice Gondola Ride Excursion Reviews

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A gondola ride, the quintessential activity for visitors to Venice, offers a different perspective of the city from the water along its narrow canals.

amvmonty

1 review

Good trip relaxing, peaceful and away from the crowds.


Provider: P&O Cruises

helencomrie

1 review

Good value for money.No 'faffing' straight from ship to launch,trip in its self,swiftly shown to gondola.Half hour ride through back waterways & Grand Canal.Well worth booking with Thomsons beforehand.


Provider: Thomson Cruises

cruisin63

2 reviews

We sailed with a flotilla of 5 gondola's with a singer and an accompanying accordian player in one of the boats. Great fun! And absolutely beautiful at ni night.


Provider: Independent Operator

steve in avon

1 review

Poor planning by captain of small tour boat. Couldn't get a parking place, then we had to walk 25 minutes to gondolas cause we were in wrong parking place. Didn't get the right gondolas because we were late. 2nd class instead.


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

Ashman51

1 review

We took a Gondola ride at the Rialto Bridge - Andrea said we had to do it as it was part of the experience. i'd say its way over rated, and over priced , we paid €100, but we got nice photos.

Provider: Independent Operator

Princessa22

1 review

best thing we did. Sunset gondola ride through the canals. Don't miss doing it. It was very reasonable in price plus we had the singer in our gondola.

Provider: Independent Operator

Crui$erCT

2 reviews

Yes, OK. Overprices obscenely, but you GOTTA do it once. So, we did. Our boatman was somewhat entertaining, snapped a few photos of us, sang after I prompted him, but just so-so. Some people looked like they had a more animated pilot. An emergency boat sped by us in the Grand Canal, which had us rocking quite a bit, but we were fine.

Provider: Independent Operator

World Gallery

12 reviews

Our kids loved this! We booked on the spot at the Gondola stand.

Provider: Independent Operator

tvirgil1012

2 reviews

We also did a Gondola Ride here that was just by Hard Rock Cafe. This was an excellent ride, prices go up after 7pm---so either catch it before or if you don't care it is only 20 Euros more. We had an EXCELLENT time. It took us by Rialto bridge as the sun was setting. It was very romantic. I do recommend them at this location compared to the ones by St. Mark's---they def charge way more.

Provider: Independent Operator

silversurfer

1 review

Wonderful early morning approach into Venice with champagne coctails on the Lawn Club! The boat ride on the lagoon was memorable as was the gondola ride. It was a little busy on the canals, like traffic on the M25 on a Friday afternoon. Restaurant prices very steep and the service appauling.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

ivori

1 review

This was fun and saved us alot of walking one night. Bargain with operators and take a ride away from main square.

Provider: Independent Operator

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