Gondola Rides & Canal Tours Reviews
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Lovely, and its amazing to view venize at night.... The guide is perfect and friendly.... Definitely recommended
Nice two hour walking tour around Venice and then several hours break, we had a motorboat tour on the canals. Nice way to learn about and see the highlights of Venice.
The Doge Palace tour with Viator was sold out but purchased tickets from the museum prior to our arrival. Highly recommend the Secret Itineraries to get to the restricted areas before the walking/boat tour. Tour guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Nice way to see the sites of the city.
Faultless two walking tours and boat ride. easy to find the rep at the start, who was there well ahead of time. Guides were great and knowledgeable. Small group. Thoroughly enjoyable day, which underpinned a great few days in Venice. Bob M
Reply by Viator, April 2013
Doing what: Private Tour: Venice Gondola Ride with Serenade
The soul of Venice. This was by far a once in a lifetime experience. Best money we spent. Worth every penny. Amazing!
The tour company was well organized and it was easy to find the starting location. The guide was very knowledgable and pleasent. Her accent made it hard to understand at times. The gondola ride at the end was great and was able to give us the experience of riding in a gondola without having to pay the expensive rate of a full ride. Great way to see parts of Venice we would have missed otherwise.
This tour takes you to places you probably wouldn't walk through normally and our tour guide, a Venetian and very knowledgable provided lots of interesting information about the history and nuances of the place. Thoroughly fascinating and enjoyable.
Fantastic tour to get your bearings. We booked this for our arrival day and it was just brilliant. We took the tips from our excellent guides and used this to navigate our way for the rest of our trip. The boat ride was super and the guides were knowledgable and flexible to the groups needs.Worth it!
Best trip in Venice! Got to go places the average tourist wouldn't go and the night gondola ride is a memory I will always treausre
Great to see the sights of venice and do the infamous gondola ride
Another great way to orientate yourself in a new place and you need lots of orientation in Venice... Gondola ride well organised , very peaceful way to see the sights- such an iconic experience!!!
When we were met outside the tourist office in St. Mark's Square by the tour guide everything seemed a little unorganised at first as there were lots of other people waiting too and we were unsure what was happening. He didn't really introduce himself properly and just told everyone to follow him. When we got to the gondolas we waited until we were called up by the names that were on our documents. As my husband and I were the first at the tourist office I thought we would be first on the gondola but we weren't and unfortunately I had to sit separately from my husband on the uncomfortable chair. Anyway having said all the negatives the actual ride was beautiful! It did help that we had a gorgeous sunny day and the canal looked lovely. The gondolier had an earpiece on and was on the phone for most of the time but it didn't really bother us as we were admiring the stunning views. When we finished the ride we were met by another guide who introduced herself and handed us a head set. Her English was exceptional. She took us round lots of back streets and showed us some really interesting parts of Venice as she spoke about its history. I'm glad we booked through Viator as it took the stress out of bargaining with the gondoliers for a price on the day! and the tour round the less touristy part of Venice was very interesting too.
It was amazing to see beautiful Venice. Our guide did a great job in showing us the city. Taking us down side streets and not just showing us the tourist sights.
This tour was nice, not what I expected but nice, gondola ride was great, we had a nice day for it so we enjoyed ride very much.
Reply by Viator, April 2013
Doing what: Venice Grand Canal Boat Tour
It was a short but interesting tour of Venice. Was able to see what makes Venice so unique and memorable. The tour guide ( a lady ) was very good and made the tour a pleasant visit.
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