Expect to pay €80 for a 40-minute gondola ride taking in some of Venice’s 177 canals.

The good, the bad and the ugly sides of Venice: how to get the best out of your visit

Start early when no one else is about, take to the water to dodge the crowds on land, and lunch in the backstreets. Groan at the gondola price, chafe at that €30 coffee, but you’re bound to go back for more

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Expect to pay €80 for a 40-minute gondola ride taking in some of Venice’s 177 canals.
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