Water activity

Grand Canal: Renew Your Wedding Vows on a Venetian Gondola

4.9 / 5

13 reviews

Activity provider: Venice Events srl

Grand Canal: Renew Your Wedding Vows on a Venetian Gondola

Activity provider: Venice Events srl

From US$ 854.10 per group up to 2

Renew your wedding vows during a 1-hour romantic gondola ride along Venice's most enchanting canals. Accompanied by a celebrant and, holding a rose bouquet, you can renew your love.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian
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  • Enjoy a romantic gondola tour for two
  • Personalize your ceremony
  • Celebrate with a complimentary posy of rose
  • See Venice's glittering canals
Full description
Make your trip to Venice extra special by renewing your wedding vows, accompanied by a celebrant who'll lead you through this unique ceremony. This romantic tour of the city's famous waterways includes a posy of roses. Your gondolier will lead you through the city's grand canal, then onto the quieter canals where the ceremony will take place in tranquility. It is possible to exchange rings and read personalized vows to each other, and at the end of the ceremony you will sign an official certificate to formalize the ceremony. This is the ideal way to celebrate a significant wedding anniversary, or simply to surprise your beloved partner!
  • Gondola
  • Celebrant
  • Rose bouquet
  • Certificate
  • Photographer, if option selected
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please meet at Ferry Santa Maria del Giglio Venice, next to the Gritti Palace Hotel. Directions to the meeting point: If arriving by foot from Saint Mark's Square go under the arches and make your way towards the Correr Museum. Take the last arch on the left of the square making your way to the street Calle Larga XXII Marzo. Continue along Calle Larga XXII Marzo passing the church on your left and then cross the bridge near the gondolier park in front of Hotel Bauer, continue walking along to the very end of the street which bears left and then right. Cross over the small bridge and continue into the small square, here you will see a church in front of you and a Well on your left. Turn left and make your way to the waterfront to the Grand Canal. There you will find the Gondola station.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • In the case of inclement weather, your ceremony may be brought forward or postponed for a few hours to a convenient time
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 13 reviews

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We were celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary and renewed our vows. The whole team working on this were wonderful from the person making the arrangements to the celebrant and the photographer on the boat with us. Absolutely wonderful time, fun and full of joy. When circumstances changed on scheduling they were extremely helpful reorganising too. Excellent service and a magical way to renew vows.

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June 22, 2022

We had a wonderful time on the gondola. Our official for the ceremony was Sergio Lanteri. He was delightful and charming. He gave us a tour of the Grand Canal before we went into a smaller canal for the actual ceremony. The ceremony itself was brief but poignant. We then travelled through multiple quaint side canals ending up in our original starting location. It was a very relaxing and enjoyable experience.

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May 12, 2022

Fantastic experience - and very romantic

Due to bad weather we didn't actually get to renew our vows in the gondola. Maria Rosa immediately came up with plan B, which was to have the ceremony inside the Doge Palace. Later in the afternoon the weather cleared up and we had our gondola ride - so amazing and romantic. I highly recommend Venice Events.

July 1, 2019

Product ID: 28171