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Venice EDITOR'S PICKS
Explore the Grand Canal on a Cruise
The Grand Canal is the main bustling waterway of Venice and is best explored by boat or water taxi. With your choice of convenient hop-on hop-off boat excursions and guided tours along this vast conduit that surounds this historic city. Enjoy stops at some of the area's most popular bridges, buildings and palaces, including the famous Rialto Bridge, Santa Maria della Salute, Palazzi Barbaro, Ca' Rezzonico, Ca' d'Oro, Palazzo Dario, Ca' Foscari, Palazzo Barbarigo and the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni.
18Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Explore Venice's canals and islands during this hop-on hop-off boat tour! With conveniently located stops you can hop on and off as many times as you want and discover Venice top attractions!
    Accessible

    From USD23.83

    Daily
  2. Grand Canal of Venice Boat Tour
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    Hop aboard a luxurious motor-launch for a unique sightseeing experience in Venice! Spend just over an hour on a guided tour along Venice's Grand Canal with a local expert guide.
    English Available

    USD57.20

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  3. Your luxury Venice guided boat tour will cruise the Grand Canal, passing important places, buildings and bridges. Then you will stop at the San Giorgio Maggiore Island to climb the bell tower.
    English Available

    USD116.78

    Sun, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. Enjoy a 2-hour boat tour of Venice's famous Grand Canal and secret waterways with an expert guide. Stroll in the Jewish District and stop at a gondola workshop to see traditional craftsmen at work.
    English Available

    USD137.04

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Venice Grand Canal Boat Taxi Tour with Aperitivo
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    Hop on an authentic Venice taxi boat and cruise along the famed Grand Canal. Ride around the city's main sites, including the Rialto Bridge and San Marco area and enjoy delicious Cicchetti and wine.
    English Available

    From USD114.46

    15%
    OFF
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. See all the top attractions of Venice with this semi-private tour. Explore the Grand Canal from a luxury water taxi and visit Saint Mark's Basilica with an exclusive Skip the Line entry.
    English Available

    USD82.22

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Gondola ride is a must-do experience when you visit Venice! Enjoy a 30-minute ride through the city’s secluded waterways passing under small bridges and along quaint parts of the Grand Canal.
    Special

    USD38.13

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. Venice Half Hour Gondola Ride
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    Discover parts of Venice only accessible by canal on this 30-minute gondola tour. Glide past towering palaces, delicate bridges, Mozart's home, La Fenice Opera House, the Guggenheim Museum and more!

    USD34.56

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. Discover the highlights of Venice from two different perspectives: through the Grand Canal by a gondola ride and on a walking tour of the city from Piazza San Marco to the Rialto Bridge.
    English Available

    From USD57.91

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. See the most famous sites of Venice including Saint Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge. Enjoy a hassle-free visit at Saint Mark's Basilica with your skip-the-line ticket plus a romantic gondola ride!
    English Available

    USD70.31

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Venice Off the Beaten Path Tour with Gondola Ride
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    See the fascinating district of Dorsoduro and discover Venice’s less seen, more romantic face on the other side of the Grand Canal. End your tour with a gondola ride along the quiet canals of Venice!
    English Available

    USD79.84

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Visit the quieter side of the Grand Canal on a romantic tour through the less seen district of the city. Explore the back canals of Venice by gondola at night and be fascinated by the city's charm!
    English Available

    USD79.84

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  13. Discover the fascinating city of Venice aboard a gondola and enjoy a private 30-minute ride through the waterways from Bacino Orseolo passing the famous Rialto Bridge along the Grand Canal.

    From USD26.81

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. Experience a romantic gondola ride for 30 minutes as you sail through the canals of Venice listening to a serenade from two Venetian singers. Go along the Grand Canal and see the famous Rialto Bridge.

    From USD93.09

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. See the best of Venice at sunset and during the night from a gondola's perspective as you sail across the beautiful waterways of the city passing the renowned Rialto Bridge along the Grand Canal.

    From USD34.26

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (evening)
  16. Enjoy a night in Venice with a 35-minute gondola ride through the canals of the city! Listen to the romantic serenade from the local musicians on board as you sail along the Grand Canal.

    From USD107.98

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (evening)
  17. Embark on a romantic gondola ride in Venice and see the beautiful views of the city as you go along the waterways. Enjoy a 3 or 4-course dinner at Trattoria Sempione for a perfect evening in Venice.
    Meal Provided

    From USD119.16

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  18. See St. Mark's Bell & Clock Tower, Bridge of Sighs, Doges Palace, Marco Polo's House, Pantheon of Venice and many monuments hidden around Venice on this full day tour. Travel by boat and by foot!
    English Available

    USD79.84

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)