Shared Gondola Serenade Tour with Dinner at Santo Stefano Restaurant 3:30PM Classic Menu
Take the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing promenade by gondola, the most famous and quintessential boat of the city, that will take you along the canals of Venice. Breathe the Venetian atmosphere listening to pleasant music living an unforgettable experience! Enjoy the cruise through the city’s most secret hidden waterways passing under small bridges and along part of the Grand Canal, accompanied by musicians singing famous popular Italian songs during the ride! You cannot say you have experienced Venice in all its aspects, if you have not ridden on a Gondola! A suggestive experience along the most charming canals of Venice, part of the Grand Canal discovering its fascinating sites: Peggy Guggenheim Collection Palace , Accademia Bridge, La Fenice Theatre, Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute! After the gondola serenade you will touch the sky with a romantic dinner in a lovely Venetian restaurant.
Summary: A promenade by gondola, the famous and elegant way to go along the Grand Canal! Breathe the Venetian atmosphere listening to pleasant music living an unforgettable experience! You cannot say you have experienced Venice in all its aspects, if you have not ridden on a Gondola! You will get on this special boat to reach the Grand Canal through the small and secrets canals and majestic palaces while musicians and singers performing popular Italian songs. After that you will be able to enjoy a typical dinner in a Venetian restaurant tasting the typical local food.
This tour is provided on a reserved basis prior to departure. There is no need to reconfirm your tour, simply take your voucher to the meeting point.
Approximately 30 minutes plus dinner
Meeting point for gondola:
Gondola Landing Stage at Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, 2467 (In front of The Gritti Palace Hotel)
Ending point for gondola:
Gondola landing stage
Meeting point for dinner:
Ristorante Santo Stefano, San Marco, 2776
Ending point for dinner:
Maximum 6 people
Drinks with dinner, gratuities, transportation to/from hotel, transportation between gondola landing stage and restaurant
This tour does not operate in case of bad weather or if there is a local gondolier's strike.
The seat aboard the gondola will be assigned by the gondolier depending on the guest's weight.
This tour is not recommended for guests with walking difficulties or wheelchairs.
Please note: there is 1 singer and 1 musician aboard 1 gondola performing throughout the trip. There are not performers aboard each gondola. To permit all participants to listen to the serenade, the performers will board a gondola in the center of the row.
Directions for the meeting location:
If arriving by public vaporetto, take line #1 and get off at Santa Maria del Giglio stop. Once off, turn right and go straight to the end of the Calle and turn right into Campo Santa Maria del Giglio. Turn right again back to the waterfront and you will find the gondola landing stage.
If arriving by private watertaxi, ask the driver to take you to Santa Maria del Giglio landing stage. Once in Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, leave the church at your back and go straight till the waterfront till you find the landing stage.
Directions to restaurant: once off the gondola, go straight till you reach Santa Maria del Giglio Church; with the church on your right, go straight crossing 2 bridges. Once in Camp San Maurizio, leave the church on your right & go straight, cross another bridge. After a few meters you reach Campo Santo Stefan. The restaurant is on your right.