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  1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Grand Canal

Venice: Grand Canal Boat Tour

Product ID: 203395
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Admire the architecture of the golden age on a motorboat tour of the Grand Canal in Venice. See the most amazing buildings and magnificent churches as you cruise through the historic waterways.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the allure of sailing on the Grand Canal
  • Learn the history of the Grand Canal from an expert local guide
  • See the buildings and churches of Venice from the water
  • Admire the incredible interweaving of canals and bridges
Full description
Depart from Mark’s Square and sail the entire length of the Grand Canal from a privileged position. Admire the golden age architecture and learn about the history of the charming buildings.  Relax on board the motorboat and appreciate the view of Venice from the water.

Pass by the most amazing buildings includin: Ca 'Dario, Ca 'Rezzonico, Ca 'Pesaro, Ca 'D'oro, Fondaco dei Turchi, Palazzo Loredan Vendramin Calergi and many more. See magnificent churches such as Santa Maria della Salute, San Stae, Santa Maria di Nazareth, better known as Scalzi; and San Simeone Piccolo. Pass under three of Venice's most famous bridges: Rialto Bridge, Accademia Bridge, and Scalzi Bridge.

Forget about the chaotic traffic of the waterbuses, taxis, and gondolas typical of the Grand Canal and get lost between the smaller canals crossing the city to taste the quieter life of this side of Venice and discover pleasant views.
  • Motorboat ride
  • Guided tour

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Meeting point

Near to Tourist Information Office, Piazza San Marco, 71f, 30100 Venezia VE, Italy

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the tour departure time
• This is a group tour, which means there might be other participants going on the tour with you
• Please be advised that each motorboat can accommodate up to a maximum of 10 people so bookings of more than 10 people will be divided into 2 or more boats
• Due to the particular morphological structure of Venice, it cannot be guaranteed that the whole tour is accessible to people with limited mobility
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Product ID: 203395