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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's main water thoroughfare, lined with great Renaissance palaces, is a colorful and busy spectacle of gondolas and vaporetti.
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“gondola ride” (1,415 reviews)
“day pass” (373 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buy the "day" pass, find a map with all the routes, select the route with parts you wanna see today, hop on, try to catch those seats on the very back of the boat, Sit back and enjoy..! If you are worried of getting lost,...More

Reviewed yesterday

Everything was said. The most recognizable place in Venice, maybe even in Italy. This is really impressive how life looks like when you live by the water. We went through canal with actv, what wasn't too comfortable but architecture and life around let us forget...More

Thank Ania H
Reviewed yesterday

there you can see all you expect from Venice... the bus boat, taxi boat, private boat, gondolas... you name it! I was expecting more lights at night and a different glow, but didn't happened, the best option is still the day light

Thank Jorge F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Grand Canal is the largest canal in Venice. There are 4 bridges crossing the grand canal. We crossed the canal on the Rialto Bridge and the academia bridge. We also took the vaporetto bus down the length of the canal. There are very beautiful building...More

Thank Cookie8186
Reviewed 2 days ago

By day....Relaxed by the grand canal in the sunshine with a drink and pizza... watching the world go by. Took a gondola trip where lots of interesting history facts were shared with us. By night lots of restaurants and bars to choose from.... although more...More

Thank 709kirstyc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the atmosphere went to The Lido used the water taxis Rialto bridge at night is breathtaking Venice is very busy and very expensive

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The grand canal is the " main artery" of Venice. It's beautiful, and with a number of stills along and photos, but we mostly used it for navigation purposes...go off exploring and then make your way back to the grand canal, check your map, "oh!...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With only a few bridges to close it you just can't help but notice . The most breathtaking photos seen to happen here . Plenty of night life to go along with it . If you are in Venice you won't miss it .

Thank Ciaojimi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bustling area by day, still busy area by night. Main point to buy tickets for the water taxi. Most scenic point in venice. Plenty of merchants there, as well as gelaterias and dessert shops. Also right at the main Trenitalia station. Be mindful of possible...More

Thank craig1086
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour of the Grande Canal is difficult to to put into words. It is beautiful, amazing, and a little unbelievable to wonder how these beautiful architectural masterpieces were ever built. It was the most awe filled tour that we took. I thought about taking...More

Thank Sherry P
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July 30, 2017|
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Response from Christopher K | Reviewed this property |
We didn't book our ride in advance. We wandered down to the docks and popped in one that was free. I'm pretty sure we discussed the price right at the boat (asked before we got in) I believe we paid 60 Euros for an hour (but... More
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July 23, 2017|
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Response from Amadeus-SFO | Reviewed this property |
The basic cost is 7.50 one way and 10.00 round trip (Euros). 1/2/3/6 day passes cost 20/30/40/60 Euros. As for size, my best wild guess is that each one can hold about 30 people. But that's only a guess.
July 14, 2017|
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Response from Vanda P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it was 90 euro for the two of us, like everyone said , its priced per boat. Enjoy