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Explore the Grand Canal on a Cruise
The Grand Canal is the main bustling waterway of Venice, 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. See 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!
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  1. Explore the Venice's canals and islands during this hop-on and hop-off boat tour. With conveniently-located stops, you can hop on and off as many times as you want and discover Venice's top attractions at your leisure!
    Accessible

    From USD22.34

    Daily
  2. Venice Grand Canal Small Group Boat Tour
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    Hop aboard a luxurious motor-launch for a unique sightseeing experience in Venice! Cruise around Venice's Grand Canal with a local expert guide as you learn more about the city. Take photos of all the sights along the Grand Canal.
    English Available

    USD53.62

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  3. Go on a quintessential Venetian experience with a gondola ride along the Grand Canal. See Venice's most captivating sites like the Doge's Palace, St. Mark’s Square and more. Then, climb San Giorgio Maggiore's bell tower for a superb view of the city.
    English Available

    USD109.47

    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

    USD128.46

    Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. See all the top attractions of Venice with this semi-private tour. Explore the Grand Canal from a luxury water taxi as well as the Bridge of Sighs and Rialto Bridge. Visit Saint Mark's Basilica with an exclusive skip-the-line entry!
    English Available

    USD77.08

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. Enjoy a 30-minute Venice gondola ride through the city’s secluded waterways, passing under small bridges and along quaint parts of the Grand Canal. Learn more about the palaces and attractions with the help of a downloadable mobile guide.

    From USD36.86

    18%
    OFF
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Venice Gondola Ride on the Grand Canal
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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!

    USD32.40

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. Venice Gondola Ride and Afternoon Walking Tour
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    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 on this combo trip made to save you money!
    English Available

    From USD59.21

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. Learn how Venice was built and hear entertaining stories from your expert guide as you go around the city. See the most famous sites such as Saint Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge. Cap it off with a 30-minute Venice gondola ride on the Grand Canal.
    English Available

    USD71.49

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Hidden Venice Evening Tour with Gondola Ride
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    Visit the quieter side of the Grand Canal on a romantic tour through the less seen district of the city. Explore hidden canals on a Venice gondola ride at night and be fascinated by the city's charm!
    English Available

    USD74.84

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2.5 - 3 hour(s) (evening)
  11. Private 30-Minute Venice Gondola Ride
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    Glide through the scenic waterways of Venice aboard a private gondola and enjoy a 30-minute ride from Bacino Orseolo. Pass by the famous Rialto Bridge along the Grand Canal.

    USD125.67

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  12. Private 35-Minute Venice Gondola Ride
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    See the best of Venice at sunset from a private gondola. Sail across the beautiful waterways of the city and pass by famed landmarks along the Grand Canal including the renowned Rialto Bridge.

    USD160.58

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (evening)
  13. Spend your evening in Venice on a private 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.

    USD425.89

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (evening)
  14. Combine two separate sightseeing tours and see Venice's famous landmarks like St. Mark's Bell, Doges Palace, Marco Polo's House and more! Travel by boat and by foot to explore the City of Canals in 3 hours.
    English Available

    From USD74.84

    8%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)