Once upon a time all Venetian Nobles traveled by Gondola and many owned their own, the Gondolas were once very colorful, pinks, reds and blues to match the colorful wooden pillion's outside the palaces, however after the "Pest" which killed thousands of people all Gondolas were ordered to be painted black by the Doge to respect the dead and have remained so even today.
You cannot visit Venice without a classic gondola ride, the perfect way to appreciate the beauty, charm and color of this unique city built on water. You will be delighted by the elegance of the grand mansions with their fine facades and richly toned plaster work. Thestaff will welcome you at the meeting point and give you boarding assistance on your Gondola (up to 6 people per Gondola).
The tour begins in the Canal Grande in the Salute area and proceeds to the minor canals in the Fenice area. Your 30-minute ride ends at the starting point. Feel part of an ancient Venetian tradition and experience Venice as the locals have for more than a thousand years.