Classic Gondola Ride Show & Go™

Explore The Floating City in an authentic Venetian gondola
Skip the line-ups and explore Venice’s ancient wonders, guided by an English-speaking historian.
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About the Show & Go™

After meeting your group near the Rialto Bridge, you'll settle into the seat of a traditional Venetian gondola. These narrow-hulled boats with their graceful curving prows have plied the city's canals for centuries, propelled by skillful gondoliers who push them along with single long oars. Yours will spend a half-hour riding along the Grand Canal,  gliding past stately palazzos and churches.  And you’ll explore a few smaller canals, where modern-day residents and shopkeepers go about their business. This Venetian adventure will leave you with a deeper appreciation of the Floating City.

What We Love About This Tour:

  • Floating past the graceful palazzos along the Grand Canal, whose façades can only be seen from the water.
  • Photographing iconic structures such as the Rialto Bridge from a unique perspective.
  • Getting a close-up look at the special navigation skill of Venetian gondoliers.
Gondola Ride
How it works

No reservation is required to use your Show & Go™. If you want to join a tour you can show up at the meeting point just 30 minutes before and go. When you book your tour, you will be emailed a QR code. Just pull it up on your smartphone (or bring a printout) at your meeting point.

Tour Duration: 30 minutes

Gondola tour meeting point: Bucintoro Agency, Calle de S. Luca, 4267/C, 30100 Venezia VE

Show & Go™ Gondola Availability

April 1 to October 31 

Departure Times: 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m.

November 1 to December 31

Departure Times: 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m.


Important to Know:

Unfortunately, wheelchairs and strollers cannot be accommodated on this tour. 

Remember to bring a hat, sunscreen, and bottled water. Many parts of the itinerary are not shaded. 

Please be advised that gondola service may be canceled if the weather is deemed unsafe. 

This tour does not include: 

Hotel pick-up and drop-off, and gratuities

Please be aware that all participants in the same booking must join the tour together.

Show & Go™ Money-Back Guarantee

We care about your satisfaction. If, after taking this tour, you find that the experience does not correspond to the description provided at the time of purchase, you can activate the Guarantee.

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