Book & travel before 30 Oct 18 and get Self Guided Audio tour Free!
There is no more magical way to enjoy the fairy tale city of Venice than to glide through the canals in a gondola at dusk.
Admire the evening light on the water, the soft colors of the old buildings, the majestic palaces and the elegant bridges. To make the trip even more special, you and your companions will be serenaded by the gondoliers.
This tour ensures you are able to acquaint yourself with the tour attractions along with the help of a pre-recorded audio guide available in many different languages ( as the case may be ). Audio guide is the best way for anyone to get all the information about any attraction or destination without getting interrupted by any human intervention. Also, audio guide helps you to start and end/pause the commentary whenever you like.
On leaving the gondola, you’ll walk just a short distance to an excellent restaurant, where you’ll complete the experience with a delicious dinner.
Aug - Mar:DailyDuration
Gondola Ride: 30 minutes
01 Aug - 31 Oct: 6:30pm & 7:30pm
01 Nov - 31 Mar: 3:30pm
01 Aug - 31 Mar: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Gondola with dinner: Campo Santa Maria del Giglio (in front of Gritti Hotel). Clients should be ready at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure
Directions for restaurant:
Once you get off the gondola, go straight until you reach the Church of Santa Maria del Giglio and leaving it on your right proceed straight and cross two bridges. Once in Campo san Maurizio, leave the church on your right and proceed straight, cross another bridge and after few meters you reach Campo Santo Stefano. Restaurant “Santo Stefano” is just in on your right.
You can reach Ristorante Ai Coristi at San Marco, 1995 Venice
‘Ai Coristi’ Restaurant is located next to the Fenice Theatre. Once you get off the gondola, go straight on until you reach the Church of Santa Maria del Giglio and turn right in Calle De Le Ostreghe. Cross the bridge and proceed straight on for about 100 meters. Then take Calle Veste on your left – Proceed straight on to a square with Fenice’s entrance. Leave the entrance of the Fenice behind you and take the street in front of you. You will find the entrance of the restaurant on your right.
Please arrive the meeting point 5 minutes before the start time of the tours.
Ristorante Santo Stefano at Campo Santo Stefano OR Ristorante Ai Coristi - San Marco, 1995
Gondola Serenade And Dinner
Spend a romantic evening in Venice enjoying a delightful Gondola Cruise With Dinner. To meet your gondola you should make your way to Campo Santa Maria del Giglio (in front of Gritti Hotel).
You will enjoy a 30-minute gondola ride, which takes you along the Grand Canal and the narrow canals between lovely old buildings. On this tour there will be six people in each gondola.
As you glide along, you will see the exquisite palaces and beautiful bridges for which Venice is famous. As you slip through the waterways in the dusk you will be serenaded with popular Italian songs.
At the conclusion of your gondola ride, take a short walk to Ristorante Santo Stefano located at 'Campo Santo Stefano' or Ristorante Ai Coristi at San Marco, 1995 Venice. Your gondoliers will tell you how to get there. At the restaurant, you will enjoy a delicious dinner.
Ristorante Santo Stefano: You can choose from two types of menus available - Classic and Deluxe Menu.
Ristorante Ai Coristi:
You can take your time over dinner at the restaurant. Afterwards you need to make your own arrangements to return to your accommodation. Book your tickets now, offer valid for limited period only.
Guests must reach the starting point 5 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
You must print 2 copies of your confirmation voucher; one is to be handed to the Gondolier ,one to the restaurant.
- Gondola: Gondolieri Santa Maria del Giglio – San Marco, 2467 Venice
- Restaurant: Ristorante Santo Stefano – San Marco, 2776 Venice
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.
Tours will not operate in the event of bad weather, high tide or Gondolier's strike. Your tour will either be-rearranged or a full refund offered.
You will share the Gondola with other guests not belonging to the same party (maximum 6 people per gondola). Seats will be allocated by the Gondoliers.
The Serenade is performed by a group of musicians (singer + a musician). One group of musicians will accompany several gondolas. The musicians will board one gondola which will sail close to the others. Generally Gondoliers do not provide commentary.
Please note that due to the popularity of the gondola ride the boarding point is likely to be crowded.
No refunds can be given for late arrivals or no-shows.
Tour does not operate on 15 July (Redentore) and on 03 Sep (Historical Regatta).
We do not recommended this tour for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
After the gondola ride, you can go to any of the restaurants for the Dinner but for Deluxe Dinner option, only restaurant Santo Stefano is eligible as only they serve the Delux Menu.
Enjoyed the gondola staff helpful and assisted you on and off.intructions to Stephano restaurant good staff lovely and welcoming food was excellent and plentiful enjoyable...david archibald, United Kingdom, 08/Apr/2018
Well thought package for this beautiful city...oday wade'e, Canada, 15/Aug/2017
I loved the tour, the restaurant was amazing, the food was a lot. The gondola ride was great....Latoya goins, , 14/Jul/2017
Very impressed with the Gondola ride with serenade and dinner, unfortunately missed FREE Murano Art of Glassblowing Tour due to lack of support and information from service desk.
The gondola cruise was amazing and the serenade added so much value to the experience. The dinner was outstanding too! Highly recommended.
excellent singer and accordion. Good food and wine. My wife wants to take more gondola rides!!!