Grand Canal Gondola ride with romantic serenade and dinner!

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A romantic “promenade” by gondola, the famous and elegant way to cross the Grand Canal.

From the embarkation point you get on this special boat and you reach the Grand Canal through the small and secret canals and majestic palaces with musicians and singers perform popular Italian songs.

You will breath the atmosphere of the most ancient city in the world built on water.

After the gondola serenade you will touch the sky when you will be served a romantic lunch or dinner in a lovely Venetian restaurant.

To know better the menu click here.
And click here for the vegetarian's one.

  • Meeting point: Gondoliers landing stage in Campo Santa Maria del Giglio (in front of Gritti Palace). Go directly to the gondoliers for the check in.
  • Ending point: At the restaurant Ai Coristi
  • Availability & operation: from 1st April 2021 until 31st March 2022. Tour does not operate on 17th July - 5th September at 6:30 pm and  21th November -  25th - 31th December - 1st January
  • Departure and meeting:  From 1st April to 31st October: every day at 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM  - From 1st November to the 31st March: every day at 3:30 PM
    Please, arrive 15 minutes before the departure.
  • Inclusion: Dinner in Italian restaurant (private table) - 30 minutes shared gondola ride - Live music with serenade (See the note)
  • Duration:  30 minutes for gondola ride. (Followed by dinner)
  • Languages: no commentary
  • Gross price public rate: Gondola Serenade & DINNER: special promotion € 90 € 85,00 per person at Restaurant AI CORISTI. Free under 2 years old ONLY if child does not occupy its own seat on the gondola.
  • Reservation: required at least 8 hours before
  • Sale: Feasible up to 0 hours before if availability
  • Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. The tour does not operate in case of bad weather, exceptional high tide or strong wind (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after otherwise it will be refunded) 
  • Voucher: you should have TWO different vouchers to show: one at gondola station in Santa Maria del Giglio and the other to the restaurant.
    Restaurant Ai Coristi – San Marco, 1995 Venice
    Vouchers shall specify kind of tour (GONDOLA SERENADE AND DINNER).  You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”.  Mobile vouchers are accepted.
  • Commission: refer to contract
  • Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm

Any purchase at the restaurant for children under 2 years shall be paid directly on the spot - 
Tour does not include special request (candlelight, special cakes, prosecco, wine ect.) - For vegetarian, people with food intolerance problems or with special diet requirements, a specific request shall be made upon reservation - Unfortunately. tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities - Comfortable shoes are suggested – The choice of courses is not replaceable, if customers wish to take other courses, they, they shall pay directly to the restaurant the difference due.
– Each gondola can guest maximum 6 people; the seat aboard cannot be chosen but will be assigned by the gondolier depending on guests weight – The tour group "Gondola Serenade" includes a couple of musicians (a singer + a musician) that will be boarded in one of the gondolas to perform throughout the trip, there is not a couple of musicians on each gondola; to permit all participants to listen the serenade, the musicians will board on a gondola in the centre of the row – For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”

‘Ai Coristi’ Restaurant is located next to the Fenice Theatre. Once you get off the gondola, go straight on until you reach the Church of Santa Maria del Giglio and turn right in Calle De Le Ostreghe. Cross the bridge and proceed straight on for about 100 meters. Then take Calle Veste on your left – Proceed straight on to a square with Fenice’s entrance. Leave the entrance of the Fenice behind you and take the street in front of you. You will find the entrance of the restaurant on your right.



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- Enjoy the experience on a Venetian Gondola!
- Discover the most charming canals and part of Grand Canal
- Let yourself accompany by music in a relaxing ride through the canals of Venice followed by a typical dinner in a Venetian restaurant


  1. Campo Santa Maria del Giglio
  2. Al Giglio restaurant
  3. Santo Stefano restaurant
  4. Ai Coristi restaurant