The romantic gondola rides
Traffic can be romantic, if you are in one of the Venice gondolas with a loved one. Most of the gondolas start their trips at the Bacino Orseolo north of San Marco Square, through there are many other pick-up points where one can hop on. With access only to pedestrians, the city of Venice is built on 117 small islands, connected by 150 canals and 400 bridges. Can you imagine a better way to enjoy the city than from a lovely gondola?
Places to pay attention to
The gondola rides are available 24 hours a day and have different price between 8 am and 7 pm and between 7 pm and 8 am. They are not cheap, yet they are part of the ritual and a must try experience in Venice. Travelers are welcome to pick from the available gondolas and their smartly dressed gondoliers. They can go through the Grand Canal itself or can choose a ride along the tinier and even more romantic waterways.