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Ca D'oro - Franchetti Gallery Admission Ticket
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Ca D'oro - Franchetti Gallery Admission Ticket
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Venice's main water thoroughfare, lined with great Renaissance palaces, is a colorful and busy spectacle of gondolas and vaporetti.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Venice, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 July 2004

Okay, so you've only been in Venice for 12 hours and your wallet is shrieking, "enough already! I can't do this anymore!" Don't let your fiscal sensibilities deter you from enjoying Venice's, indeed Italy's, top attraction: a sunset gondola ride. Throw back a couple 6...More

174  Thank Johnathon
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 November 2012

We visited the Grand Canal as it is the focal point of Venice but found the shops and restaurants were very expensive. The Gondola trip was 80 Euros for 30 minutes but we only got 20 mins (about half a mile) and a miserable gondolier!...More

21  Thank matkincc
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The # 1 vaporetti is a good way to see the Grand Canal. It is as close as you come to a hop on hop off bus tour in Venice. There is of course no commentary aside from announcing the stops. We rode it in...More

Thank Susan7
Reviewed yesterday

The main artery of Venice - fall in love with the city and its sights as you float through the heart of it on the ancient waterway of the Grand Canal. Do it for a short ride on a Gondola but to get from place...More

Thank jubda
Reviewed yesterday

Pretty crowded even in November but Venice is easy to navigate since there are no cars in San Marco island.

Thank colukotun
Reviewed yesterday

We took an early morning public water bus Grand Canal tour from a starting location where we could secure an upfront outside seat. It was terrific and well worth the early morning start.

Thank PennWise
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bought a 2 day ticket so we’re able to sail up and down the canal taking in all the bridges and architecture. Get a seat at the front so that you can get great pictures to remind you of your trip. Wonderful experience

Thank N_IrelandFranco
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's beautiful. My advice is to take a tour with someone who can show you the sights. We had a large group, staying for a few days. I had us take a 90 minute tour of the grand canal to give orientation and a good...More

Thank atkaul
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whether by walking, by water bus, or by hotel view, gazing upon the Canal Grande ranks with one of the best experiences of a lifetime.

Thank bahiadreaming
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent the day strolling through the streets. The Canal is even more beautiful in person than on tv.

Thank keidra01
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very nice restaurant overlooking the canals. The staff were very attentive and made us feel very welcome. We had lunch from the specials menu that included 3 courses for a very good price. The food was delicious and there was plenty. The weather was...More

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jump on the route 1 waterbus @ €7:50 it’s money well spent. Try to get a seat at the front to get the best snaps. The route runs from San Marco to the railway terminus passing under the Rialto Bridge on route. Far better value...More

Thank Stumpy1966
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11 November 2018|
Response from Giovannaz2 | Reviewed this property |
From what I understand, the water is going down. The hotel is behind piazza San Marco but overlooking a canal. My guess is that right now it should be ok. The amount of rain Venice has had was unusual. Hopefully is over... More
11 November 2018|
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Response from Excursion815492 | Reviewed this property |
We toured Venice 11-3-2018. Though there had been some very significant flooding about 5 days prior to our visit, it was dry when we were there. They DO have raised platform walkways for pedestrians when water levels rise... More
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6 September 2018|
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Response from CaptDrLarry | Reviewed this property |
We booked a walking tour of Venice through TFL Tours and the gondola ride was included