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Gondola Ride & Free Time

Port/City: Venice, Italy

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Verified Sustainable Experiences

Approximate Duration:
4 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*79.75 USD (Adult)
*79.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

Please remember you have up to 2 days prior to your sail date to purchase your Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursions online. If you are within the 2 days, you will then need to purchase your Shore Excursions on board.

*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
Shore Excursions
Gondola Ride and Free Time - VE80

Embark on the classic Venice experience on a gondola ride for six along Venice's canals, then explore the city on your own by foot. You'll have a few hours to stroll and shop at your pace on this four-hour tour before meeting your escort for the return to the ship. This tour is not appropriate for guests with mobility issues. NOTES: This excursion involves extensive walking (1.5 miles) and climbing over several bridges (4 or 5 bridges that have approximately 40 steps each). This excursion is not recommended to passengers with limited mobility or using wheelchairs.
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See Venice's notable landmarks from the water on a relaxing gondola boat ride through the city before wandering the narrow streets at your own pace. Glide through winding canals on a 30-minute cruise, on a hand-painted boat alongside an expert gondolier. Admire stunning Venetian architecture and brilliant cityscapes as you sail under historic stone bridges. Roam waterfront promenades, sipping coffee at a cozy cafe, or shopping for authentic Venetian glass, before being escorted to port.


• Scenic Gondola Ride: Relish captivating light and color as you cruise Venice's canals for 30 minutes alongside an experienced gondolier.
• City Landmarks: Admire exquisite architecture, float beneath picturesque stone bridges, and view bustling seafronts from your gondola.
• Venice On Your Own: Explore quiet pathways, shop for Murano glass, or relax in a sidewalk cafe before return transfer.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection

What to Wear:

• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes

Important Notes:

• Guests in wheelchairs and others with mobility challenges should not select this tour.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Guests prone to motion sickness should take precautions.
• Guests must be able to embark and disembark a vessel that sits low in the water.
• Transfer from boat launch to gondola involves a 15-minute walk over cobblestone surfaces.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately three-quarters of a mile.
• Guests must be able to climb over 4 to 5 bridges with approximately 40 steps each.
• Guests must be agile, able to balance, and capable of boarding with minimum assistance.
• Guests are requested to follow gondolier's instructions carefully when boarding/exiting gondola.
• Tour cannot operate in rainy weather, strong wind, or during extremely high/low tide conditions.
• No restrooms available inside motorboats.
• Gondola ride is not narrated.
• Tour sequence may vary.
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