Travel Guide Gondola Ride Venice Italy


The gondola ride is one of the most romantic and bucket-list experiences in Venice, Italy. Gondola used to be a regular mode of transportation in Venetian canals, now they are replaced by modern boats but still, almost everyone who comes to Venice wants to explore the city in these hand-built gondolas.

Key Details 

Cost: USD 90 – 150

Time: 25-30 Mins

Nearest Airport: Venice Marco Polo Airport

Emergency Services: 112

Currency: Euro

Rideshare: Blablacar, Uber

Gondola Venice
Gondolas in Venice

What to expect

Gondola ride is fairly expensive, people have mixed reviews about the experience most people love it and others don’t really think it’s an experience of a lifetime. Gondoliers row the gondolas and they are often charming tour-guides most of them can speak English and sing. Gondolas are luxury vehicles with a leather finish and made from premium woods.

Getting there