Viaggio della Dolce Vita
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About This Trip
The Viaggio della Dolce Vita is our most luxurious trip package, for those who want the ultimate La Gondola experience. This trip combines the live musician from our Rapsodia package with the chocolates, keepsafe wine glasses, Bellini beverage and framed photo from our Romanza package. This trip is about 40 minutes long.
An experienced gondolier will gently row you along the Providence and Woonasquatucket Rivers, past historical landmarks, through public parks, and under picturesque bridges.
This is a perfect trip for your special night out!
- This trip is available seven days and evenings a week, on non-WaterFire Saturdays, and on Partial WaterFire days before the fires are lit.
- This trip is not available on WaterFire days, or during WaterFire or Partial WaterFire events.
Trip prices do not include gratuity for your gondolier and musician.
$179 for two passengers
$199 for three passengers
$219 for four passengers
$239 for five passengers
$259 for six passengers
The above prices include our keepsake package for 2 people: one set of chocolates, one pair of glasses, a Bellini for two, and one framed photo. If desired, you can purchase additional Romanza packages for other members of your party when you make your reservation.
NOTE: If you have more than six passengers in your party, you may reserve a second gondola for a simultaneous time slot. Please call us at 401.421.8877 to make your reservation.
Your choice of a live musician to accompany your trip. Choices include accordion, mandolin, guitar, violin, and baritone or soprano vocalist. Please note that not all musicians are available on all days.
Two keepsake wine glasses hand-painted with 14k gold rims
A set of specialty chocolates handmade by a local chocolatier
A framed 5x7 photo of your party
Our signature (non-alcoholic) Bellini beverage, made with alcohol-removed champagne and organic peach lemonade.
Ice bucket, wine glasses, opener
(Bring your own bottle(s) of wine, prosecco, juice, etc.) Complimentary bottled water is available upon request.
Handmade Italian wine biscuits
Made here in RI by our accordionist, Maria Jones of The Deli on Post.
Italian music by your gondolier
All of our gondoliers will sing for you on your trip! If you want to request a special song, just ask - we'll do our best!
What to Bring
Your favorite beverage. We do provide our signature Bellini beverage with this trip, but if you desire something stronger, we'll have the ice bucket, glasses, and opener ready to go for you.
Snacks, utensils, and napkins. We provide our signature wine biscuits with every trip, and your Romanza package also includes a set of specialty chocolates. However, you are welcome to bring your own snacks, even a picnic meal! Just be sure to bring the napkins, utensils, etc. as well, since we don't have those items on hand.
Weather-appropriate clothing. We also have blankets and umbrellas for you to use during your trip.
A camera. This trip package includes a framed 5x7 photo of your party. We also are happy to take photos for you during your trip at your request.
Other Important Information
Cancellation Policy: We understand that circumstances can't always be predicted. If you need to change or cancel your reservation, please call us as soon as possible at 401.421.8877 to reschedule. Please note that all online reservations are non-refundable unless La Gondola cancels due to either strong wind or rain at the time of your departure. Cancellations made within seven days of a reservation's date may be subject to a cancellation fee of up to the value of your trip for 2 passengers if La Gondola cannot fill the time slot with another reserving party.
WaterFire reservations are non-refundable unless the WaterFire itself is canceled. Parties who do not show up for their reservation or who cancel on the day of their scheduled trip may be assessed a cancellation fee of $179, the cost of a WaterFire trip for 2 passengers.