Gondola in Venice

Gondola in Venice

Gondola in Venice

Typical boat of the Venice lagoon, a masterpiece of shipwrights, it has become the symbol of the Serenissima and still retains a particular charm linked to the tradition of gondoliers and their technique of rowing with a single oar, which looks like a magical dance.

Until the nineteenth Century it was the means of transport par excellence: in fact, its slender shape allows you to sail the waters easily, through canals, bridges and historic buildings. The nobles went out in several gondolas, it was a social event, often accompanied by popular songs: the songs from batèlo, or serenades.

We include a gondola ride (about an hour) in our travel proposal:

  • Venice and Prosecco
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