Grand Canal Gondola Ride and Lunch
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from $238.07
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A 4-hours experience to live Venice in all its splendor! You will get on a gondola for a relaxing ride through the picturesque waterways of Venice and the fascinating Grand Canal. Thanks to a professional guide you will be able to appreciate the artistic and peculiar view that surrounds you! Taking part in a walking tour through the small streets, you will discover the magic glimpses of Venice, up to the typical restaurant where you will taste a Venetian lunch. 

  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Venice, Italy , Italy
  • 4 hours
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what to expect

Without any doubt, the most romantic and unforgettable experience in Venice: aboard a private gondola you will ride along the Grand Canal, the most famous and elegant waterway in the world and along the small and secret canals to fully appreciate the peculiarity of this floating city.  A specialized tour-guide will pick you up at your hotel (if located in St. Mark’s area) to accompany you to the gondola embarkation point. Once aboard you will enjoy a relaxing gondola ride (1 hour) while your tour-guide will tell you about the real peculiarity of Venice.
After the gondola ride you will enjoy a pleasant walk along the “calli and campi”, the typical Venetian streets and squares. At the end of the walking tour, your tour-guide will lead you to a renowned typical restaurant where you will enjoy an excellent three-course lunch.



Gragnano spaghetti with clams in the shell or Baked lasagna with veal sauce or Homemade ravioli with spinaches and cottage cheese with nut sauce  or Ribbon noodles with wild salmon and zucchini or Spaghetti Carbonara


Fillet of Gilthead Seabream Mediterranea style or Mixed royal fried fish with catch of the day or Chicken in curry sauce with apple and pilaf rice or Sliced beef with rosemary or Baked puff pastry with seasonal vegetables.

Baked potatoes or Mixed seasonal vegetables



(drinks not included)

inclusions and exclusions

  • Specialized and private tour-guide for 2 hours in English or French or  German or Spanish or Italian from the hotel (if located in St.Mark's square) to the gondola pier and during the whole tour until the restaurant (without attending the meal)
  • Private Gondola Ride (1 hour) along part of the Gran Canal and along the minor inner canals. Children under 2 years free only if does not occupy an own seat
  • Three courses lunch (drinks not included) at the Restaurant "Antico Pignolo".
  • Any drinks or snacks for children under 2 years are not included and shall be paid on the spot.
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Restaurant "Antico Pignolo". Calle Degli Specchieri 451 - San Marco
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • The itinerary could change in case of exceptionally bad weather, wind and high/low tide
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptional bad weather (in these cases it can be postponed the days after otherwise it will be refunded)
  • Mobile vouchers are accepted
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • Please reconfirm the tour at least 24hrs before
  • For the pick up in hotel, it must be situated in Saint Mark or Rialto area and you must comunicate the andress and name of the hotel at the moment of reservation and 24 hours before the tour. Otherwise the meeting point will be at the Venice Tours office in "San Marco 1130"" 1 minutes from Saint Mark's Square"
cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.