Viaggio da Rapsodia

 $139 for two (+$20 for each additional passenger, 6 passengers maximum)


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About This Trip

The Viaggio da Rapsodia is a 40-minute trip which includes everything in our basic trip package with the addition of a live musician to accompany your trip. An experienced gondolier will gently row you along the Providence and Woonasquatucket Rivers, past historical landmarks, through public parks, and under picturesque bridges, while a talented musician of your choice makes music just for you. 

A perfect trip package for a romantic evening out, a fun time with friends, or a special occasion celebration.

Musician choices include*

  • Accordion

  • Mandolin

  • Guitar

  • Violin

*Not all musicians are available on all days. If the musician of your choice is not available for your desired reservation, we will contact you with additional options



  • This trip is available seven days and evenings a week, and on WaterFire Saturdays and Partial WaterFire days before the fires are lit.

  • This trip is not available during WaterFire or Partial WaterFire events.


What's Included

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.

Ice bucket, wine glasses, opener
(Bring your own bottle(s) of wine, prosecco, juice, etc.) Bottled water is available for $1 per bottle.

Handmade Italian wine biscuits
Made here in RI by select local bakers. 

Italian music provided by your gondolier
All of our gondoliers sing a little during their trips. If you want to request a special song, just ask - we will do our best!

What to Bring

Your favorite beverage. Wine, beer, prosecco, juice, or anything else you enjoy - 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, but 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. We are happy to take photos for you during your trip at your request.


Trip prices do not include gratuity for your gondolier and musician. 

$139 for two passengers
$159 for three passengers
$179 for four passengers
$199 for five passengers
$219 for six passengers

NOTE: If you have more than six passengers in your party, you may reserve a second gondola for a simultaneous time slot (subject to availability). Please call us at 401.421.8877 to make your reservation. 

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 will be assessed a cancellation fee of $179, the cost of a WaterFire trip for 2 passengers.