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Glorious Grand Canal Tour
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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” (1,406 reviews)
“day pass” (375 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's the heart of Venezia. A pure beauty. Magnificient ! Take a public boat on the north and go to the south, open your eyes or take photos all around the ballade. A must !

Thank LaBoi6469
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The bridge view was amazing. It gets very crowded in the afternoon. Best to go before 11am where it is less crowded. There is also many restaurant along the canal bank.

Thank riduan123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful experience of architecture history culture nature Italy loved it! We had to stay longer due to illness however the grande canal certainly healed the soul and the the experience may have been a little expensive it was well worth it! Thank you Venice!

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed yesterday

Second visit to Venice but first time i have taken a vaporetto, which was to get from the Piazzale Roma to San Marco. We were lucky to get good seats at the front on the way there and back. Its a great and easy way...More

Thank Lecarter88
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Whether you walk alongside, hail a water taxi or jump on one of the public transport ferries, taking a journey along the Grand Canal is a 'must do' during a visit to Venice. Indeed, as we experienced more than one journey across different times of...More

Thank Geoff2011
Reviewed yesterday

Do not hesitate visit Venice. This city is a must see. And the canals are the means of travel. They are the arteries of carrying all the people and goods ground Venice.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good to see how the traffic self manage themselves. Too busy to take a gondola ride here.....go to the inner canals..more peaceful. Viewed from the Rialto bridge at sunset is lovely

Thank Mark L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We brought a 75 minute €7.50 ticket from the water ferries/bus and decided to ride up along the main thoroughfare. It was busy and full of action. Gondolas, water taxis, water ferries/bus, larger boats etc all using the water ways and it's a great sight...More

Thank YoYoGabba
Reviewed yesterday

The Grande Canal is beautiful. Taking a photo hear will amaze everyone it looks so incredible looking at it, it looks like you've actually photoshopped yourself in a google images photo! Incredible.

Thank AS-Tinkerrx
Reviewed yesterday

Rode the vaparetto down the grand canal twice on our visit. Try to get a seat in the back of the boat if you can, for a better view of all of the fascinating buildings, bridges and boat traffic on the canal,

Thank Europhile2012
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31 July 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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24 July 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.
15 July 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