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Venice Gondola Ride Overview

About the place:
Venice is famous all around the world for its canal system. There are no roads and motor vehicles in the city. The locals use a special traditional boat called Gondola to traverse around the city. 

About the activity:
This activity offers you a chance to ride in a traditional Gondola and sail around the city. Take in the sights of the stunning buildings that look like they're floating on the emerald green waters of Venice, and let its beauty take your breath away. You can choose to take a team of musicians with you who will play a special serenade for you in the backdrop of a wonderful Venice evening to make it more romantic. 

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Gondola Ride 
Time: Nov-Mar: 11:00am, 3:00pm; Apr-Oct: 11:00am, 3:00pm, and 5:15pm
Location: Calle Larga dell'Ascensione, in front of the Poste Italiane (close to Correr Museum)
Please be at the meet up location at least 20 minutes before departure

Gondola Ride + Serenade
Time: Nov-Mar: 3:30pm; Apr-Oct: 6:30pm, and 7:30pm
Location: In front of Hotel Gritti Palace, near Santa Maria del Giglio gondola station
Please be at the meet up location at least 20 minutes before departure

Children aged 0-1 can join the Gondola Ride for free
Each gondola holds up to 6 passengers (plus the gondolier)


  • SIghtseeing
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  • Gandola Ride

Other Inclusions

  • Local Guide English / French / German / Spanish / Italian
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  • Get accompanied by local musicians

Things To Carry

  • Thrillophilia Voucher
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  • Camera


  • Please note: For the Gondola Ride with Serenade, there is a musician every 6 gondolas and the musicians are on a separate boat
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  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
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  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
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  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
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  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Venice Gondola Ride: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, no cancellation fees will be applicable.
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  • If cancellations are made within 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 10% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 3-6 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-2 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Venice Gondola Ride: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Venice Gondola Ride: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    People Also Ask About Venice Gondola Ride

    1. How much is a gondola ride in Venice Italy?

      The Venice Gondola Ride would cost around INR 2487 to INR 3300. A local multilingual guide accompanies the gondola ride. There is an option of booking the gondola ride while being serenaded by musicians as well. You can enjoy the sites of Venice's major landmarks while songs are played to you. Book your tickets as soon as possible to avoid long queues and avail some amazing deals.

    2. Is a gondola ride in Venice worth it?

      A gondola ride in Venice is a must-do activity and gives you an experience of Venice in the most Venetian way possible. The gondolas are a symbol of history, tradition and romance, and the Venice Gondola Ride is one of the most dreamed-about experiences in the world. You will see the city's main landmarks, including the Grand Canal and various centuries-old palaces and bridges, while a singer will play traditional Venetian tunes as you float on Venetian waters

    3. Should I pre book a gondola ride in Venice?

      The Venice Gondola Tour is a famed tourist activity, and during peak seasons the influx of tourists drastically increases. On booking the tour from Thrillophilia, you will instantly receive a confirmation voucher and email. However, it is advisable to book the tour a few days in advance to avoid last-minute hassles.

    4. Do you tip gondola drivers in Venice?

      Tipping the Gondola drivers in Venice is entirely at your discretion. Depending upon the quality of the journey, you may tip the gondola drivers and musicians in Venice as a way to express your gratuity. Gondolier-ing is a vintage and noble profession in Venice, and the gondoliers are licensed and qualified individuals speaking at least three different languages. If the service during the Venice Gondola Ride is excellent, a tip would be appreciated.

    5. What time do gondola rides start in Venice?

      The Venice Gondola Tour starts at 11:00 A.M. and 03:00 P.M during November to March, and at 11:00 A.M., 03:00, and 05:30 P.M during April to October. The gondola ride plus serenade tour starts at 03:30 P.M during November to March, and at 06:30 P.M and 07:30 P.M. from April to October. The starting locations for both activities are different from each other, and you are requested to reach the spot about 20 minutes before departure

    6. what is the time duration of Venice Gondola Tour?

      The duration of the Venice Gondola Tour is about 30 minutes. You will be able to see many bridges and other major attractions of Venice during this time while floating on the Venetian waters and enjoying Venetian music.

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