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Canal Grande

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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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  • Average3%
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“water bus” (1,499 reviews)
“gondola ride” (1,382 reviews)
“day pass” (365 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

For a cheap, leisurely tour of the Grand Canal, walk or boat to the beginning of the Canal at Piazzale Roma, and take the slow vaporetto all the way up the Canal to San Zaccaria stop at St Mark's. Get on early to get an...More

Thank EuroCarolyn
Reviewed yesterday

Nice ride from-to central station with a vapporeto. You get to see all and it also give syou the view of both sides and the island

Thank buanasoto
Reviewed yesterday

We travel to experience cities that are different to where we live and the Grand Canal certainly creates this difference. Nowhere else do you get collected from the airport by a luxurious speedboat with upholstery in the style of a leather Chesterfield couch and beautifully...More

Thank CarreraMelbourne
Reviewed 2 days ago

dinner along the canal was great. Loved walking around and shopping along the canal. Couldn't ask for a better sunset.

Thank jmf528
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is hard to describe how breathtaking it is to be on the grand canal. There's so much life and energy on the canal and there's so much to see. The buildings that line the canal all tell a unique story with all of the...More

Thank familyfromatlanta_10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a great trip to Venice. You won't find any deals in this city, but the ambiance it provides is unforgettable. It is as beautiful of any picture or movie seen. This location is a area you can't miss if your in Italy. Make...More

Thank Carey C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Canal Grande is especially romantic at sunsets. You don't have to pay 80 euros for a 45 minutes gondola ride to enjoy the romance of Canal Grande. Just grab something to drink and find a place to sit down next to the canal and enjoy...More

1  Thank Enes B
Reviewed 3 days ago

On a Gondola this water is a little more rough, but the views are awesome! I prefer the small canals through the city though.

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We used the local vaporetti to cruise up and down the canal. Wonderful! And a great way to see Venice.

Thank Ann1234736
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spend a few day in Venice and were amazed at this beautiful floating city and its grand canal! Must see at sunset!

Thank dbstanczyk
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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 Michael K | Reviewed this property |
It is not a price per person. You pay a flat fee for the ride if its just the three of you or if you add two more people assuming they could fit. We were there in November and the price, if I remember correctly, was 80... More
4 July 2017|
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Response from Zainuddin A | Reviewed this property |
I was travelling alone. I paid 20 Euros for myself becaused I joined a group of 4 guys from US for 1 gondola. It was worthwhile.