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Venice Grand Canal Small Group 1-Hour Boat Tour
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Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade with Dinner
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Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade
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Venice's main water thoroughfare, lined with great Renaissance palaces, is a colorful and busy spectacle of gondolas and vaporetti.
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  • Average3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

If you only see one thing in Venice, it should be the Canal Grande. It is an iconic location that is a beautiful place to people-watch. There are also tons of shops and restaurants in this area, so it's very entertaining.

Thank meg b
Reviewed yesterday

Just as expected with so much going on along the Canal !! Water Taxi's, Gondola's, commercial traffic .... everything !

Thank Tc+Ac
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The grand Canal is very different depending on which part of it you are on, but I would recommend starting at the top and walking the entire length of it. The variation of sightd you will see is fantastic. However my favourite part was behind...More

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful views and tonnes to see all around the canal. The weather was perfect with sun on the first day and snow on the second

Thank Alex R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So much to see and do here! The Hub of the city. It is so worth doing a night time cruise along the canal it’s a great way to see venice from a different perspective

Thank optimisticBeth
Reviewed 2 days ago

You have to take a boat journey along this canal to see at its best. Full of life. As usual early morning before the tourists all arrive is best.

Thank JackyHerne
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only a very good review, wish I could have visited here 100 years ago before the canals were so full of commercial commerce. The city is beautiful and its historic place well secured due to its location and significance in history I am glad we...More

Thank Hawki64
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Grand Canal is truly what Venice is all about. What an experience to cruise down the Grand Canal with your loved ones and to be able to “feel” the history and to take in the sights of one of the most beautiful cities in...More

Thank Nelson M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the highlights of Venice. A gondola ride is best to enjoy the views of Venice and the grand canal.

Thank Naaz28
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well, I didn't get a boat, but I walked all the way around the city and got to see the Canal Grande several times. Lots of boat traffic, really cool! Lots of bars and cafes all the way around the city.

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Atika W
10 December 2017|
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Response from Zia V | Reviewed this property |
Points to consider; Venice is cold right now. Travelling in an open gondola with kids may be a little miserable due to this. Also it rains a fair bit at present. There are no life vests that be seen. However gondolas are... More
Mayssara H
5 December 2017|
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Response from apache_prince | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the island is based on tourism and hence they close quiet late. obviously, times will differ from each establishment, however, largely between 9 and 10pm. the water taxis close stop service around 10pm. if you... More
28 October 2017|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy for 1 ride or a full day and in some places for more than 1 day