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Venice Cruise by Luxury Motorboat: Grand Canal and Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore

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You'll start at
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venezia VE, ItalyThis tour meets at the base of the Winged Lion column in front of the Doge's Palace which is next to St. Mark's Basilica.
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  • 1
    Canal Grande
    Stop: 2 hours -
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    Pass by Piazza San Marco
    Pass by Ponte dei Sospiri
    Pass by Doge's Palace
    Pass by Ponte di Rialto
    Pass by Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute
    Pass by Ca' d'Oro
    Pass by Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto
  • 2
    San Giorgio Maggiore
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna
    Pass by Mercati di Rialto
    Pass by Ponte dell'Accademia
    Pass by Walks
    Pass by Giardini Reali
    Pass by Cimitero di San Michele
    Pass by Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Misericordia
You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Doge's Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Departure Time
    3:30 PM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional English speaking guide
    • Use of headphones
    • 2-hour private motorboat ride
    • Entrance tickets to the bell tower of San Giorgio Maggiore
    • Small groups of 9 people or fewer
    • Entry/Admission - San Giorgio Maggiore
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Would recommend this trip for less price and better tour than gandola 3 hours touring verious canals n monuments must do tour why in Venice
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Venice Cruise by Luxury Motorboat: Grand Canal and Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore
    Responded 20 Oct. 2019
    Hi Matthew, Thank you for your review and recommendation! This tour is the best way to relax while taking in all the beauty Venice has to offer, and we are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time! All the best, The Walks Team
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    Great tour of canals in addition to the grand canal, loved the addition of the San Giorgio Maggiore bell tower, guide was terrific!
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Venice Cruise by Luxury Motorboat: Grand Canal and Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore
    Responded 28 Sep. 2019
    Hello Melinda, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted to learn that you had such a fantastic time during your tour. We love going the extra mile to ensure our guests' experience is a special one, and we are glad we did not disappoint. We hope you will get the opportunity to tour with us again soon! All the best, The Walks Team
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    Great tour overall. Rained all day but our guide was amazing and made us forget about the weather. Detailed history lessons. Lots of information on life in Venice from the past to modern day today. Breath to have a life long resident as your guide. Nice boat too!
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    Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at Venice Cruise by Luxury Motorboat: Grand Canal and Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore
    Responded 23 Sep. 2019
    Thank you for your review! We are delighted to learn that despite the rainy weather you had such a wonderful time with our guide. Our guides go above and beyond rain nor shine as customer satisfaction is our number one priority above all. We look forward to sharing another walk with you soon, perhaps on a sunny day!
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    We had a SPLENDID time on this tour. WOW truly the only way to understand the history of Venice, is by small boat. LOVED it. The guide was nice and always concerned with our safety. She was knowledgeable and accommodating to all of our questions. What a highlight of our stay in
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    My group and I did two tours in Venice, both conducted by take walks: Legendary Venice and Grand Canal Tour with Tower Climb Small group. In Rome, we did the VIP Pristine Sistine Tour with Breakfast. In all, I would say that the tours were great, commensurate with the price,
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    By: Walks
    1,603 reviews
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    Robert C
    40
    Just INCREDIBLE ART!
    Bought my ticket online. Arrived 8:30 am breezed thru! It's many rooms with a voluminous amount of just
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    bayarea57
    San Francisco, CA
    482
    This is a dream city
    Everyone states that Venice is the most romantic city in the world. And I agree, until it comes to go for a
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    kimberleym987
    42
    Fantastic
    What a brilliant tour. We started off meeting outside the Correr Museum in San Marco Square, we met our lovely
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    AlisonMag
    Los Angeles, California
    130
    Pricey but relatively worth it
    I wouldn't say it was really VIP but I liked the idea. The views are great and Venice is amazing. I think it's
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    dutchiris
    washington state
    53
    Enjoyed This Tour
    Everything about the tour was excellent. It was easy to find the meeting point and because it was a large group,
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    Sendeeloo
    College Station, Texas
    10
    "Walks" was stellar
    Mattia was very engaging, knowledgeable and enthusiastic! Tour was planned and timed well. Have already
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    I5320KQeds
    10
    Great Guide + Breathtaking City = Memorable Vacation
    We've been fortunate enough to explore many cities in various countries around the globe, and know full well that
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    WaitForIttttt
    Hazlet, New Jersey
    240128
    A Fantastic Introduction to Venice
    My husband and I took the Welcome to Venice Small Group Walking Tour with Basilica San Marco and Gondola Ride, and
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    432priyat
    Perth, Australia
    52
    Wonderful small group tour
    We had a fantastic time with Francesca, a Venetian who presented the tour with great passion, detail and
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    Alexis210787
    Athens, Greece
    119
    Excellent Tour
    Thanks so much for an excellent tour. Sabrina was simpy amazing! Very knowledgable, very professional and so
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    catchristopher22
    London, England, United Kingdom
    53
    Excellent Tour
    We arrived at the designated meeting point at the correct time and we were greeted immediately (I always have a
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    Dennis S
    21
    Memorable Experience
    Our party enjoyed the tour very much.  Paola was an excellent guide:  very professional, knowledgeable, and
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    WaitForIttttt
    Hazlet, New Jersey
    240128
    An Exceptional Tour (And the Best Way to Appreciate St. Mark's Basilica)
    My husband and I took the St Mark's Basilica After-Hours Tour with Walks and it ended up being one of our favorite
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    Nic J
    60
    Xmas in St Marks
    After the terrible Aqua Alta we were very happy to be able to see St Marks in all its glory. December is an
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    N7614GXpatrickj
    Bossier City, Louisiana
    123
    Outstanding access and no lines
    Easy to find - had radio headphones so you could easily hear and keep up. Check in was simple and on time.
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