Venice, Italy
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clock-o1 hour (Approx.)
ticket-oMobile ticket
commentOffered in: English

Overview

Discover the romance and legends of Venice’s most famous waterway on a 1-hour Grand Canal tour. Travel aboard a motorized boat with a local guide, who will share tales of power and intrigue as you glide past glorious palaces, churches and mansions. Learn about the unique construction of Venice atop a watery marsh, and get acquainted with some of the city’s most famous former residents. Group size is limited to 10 adults for a more personalized experience.
  • 1-hour Grand Canal boat tour
  • Glide along the famous waterway that runs through the heart of Venice
  • Hear tales of scandal, gossip and intrigue from an entertaining local guide
  • Learn about the history of Venice and its reign as a powerful maritime republic
  • Keep a camera handy for photo ops of palazzos, bridges and mansions
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people

Reviews

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A
, Dec 2017

Very nice guide and boat!

E
, Nov 2017

It was informative and a good way to be introduced to the city when we arrived.

j
, Sep 2017

This was fantastic! Our guide, Alessandro Giorgi, was awesome and we saw so much and learned so much. We highly recommend both the tour and our guide!

a
, Aug 2017

This was very nice. We liked our guide but it was a bit hard to hear even with the headphones. Would recommend doing this to see all the sights.

S
, Aug 2017

Really nice small group afternoon tour, very informative and enjoyable.

P
, Aug 2017

This was a great way to see Venice and get an overall introduction to the city. Our guide provided a pleasant mix of history and contemporary tidbits to satisfy everyone in our group. The water taxi and guide were just about decadent! All of our questions were entertained graciously. We took the early evening tour and found it a very relaxing and entertaining way to end the day.

s
, Aug 2017

Fun and easy way to get an overview of the city

P
, Jul 2017

Very interesting, lots of sights to see. Also opened some areas to explore I hadn't thought of going or doing.

J
, Jul 2017

We chose this tour versus a gondola ride and were glad we did. Much of the Grand Canal is difficult to see from the streets, it needs to be viewed from the water. Our guide Jennifer was fabulous, pointing out a mixture of history, architecture and pop culture celebrity apartments, film locations, etc. I highly recommend.

M
, Jul 2017

Being on a boat was a nice break after walking around the city all day long. The views are nice, but nothing breathtaking. I would recommend sitting outside on the deck, on one of the seats next to an open window so you can listen to the tour information using the phone receivers.


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