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Small group Grand Canal boat tour

Availability: Consult calendar
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Escape the horde of tourists and discover Venice by boat
  • Sail the Grand Canal and minor canals of Venice
  • Learn the history and anecdotes about people who once lived along this waterway
What to expect

Small group Venice boat tour of the Grand Canal and minor canals of Venice provides the ideal sightseeing tour of the city of Venice for first-time visitors.

Escape the horde of tourists to discover a relaxing and rewarding experience as you glide down the main street of Venice. You'll feel like a VIP on your small group boat tour of the Grand Canal. You'll travel in a luxurious motor launch (limited to 8-9 participants), so that you'll enjoy an intimate experience of the waterways of Venice, while listening to the detailed commentary of your expert Venice tour guide.

In the first part of this boat tour cruise, your friendly and knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the splendid palaces, churches, bridges and other monumental buildings that line the main waterway of Venice.

Learn the history and evolution of the main street of Venice, and be entertained by anecdotes about the famous and infamous people that once lived along this celebrated waterway.

In the second part of this marvellous sightseeing tour of Venice, sit back and enjoy a delightful journey through the minor canals of Venice. In the Hidden Venice, as you travel through four of the city districts of Venice, you'll get a full overview of the city and enjoy postcard views of the most romantic parts of the city.

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What's included
  • Local expert English-speaking guide
  • Luxurious motor launch (max. 8-9 participants)
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up/drop off

Sestiere di S. Marco, 312, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Meeting point:

Entrance of the Royal Gardens on the waterfront of St. Mark's Square. From St. Mark's, facing the Basilica, turn right and walk towards the open water. At the two giant columns, facing the water, turn right and following the line of trees after a 100 metres, you'll come to the entrance of the Royal Gardens, where we'll be waiting for you holding a sign with Grand Canal boat tour written on it

What to remember
  • This Venice boat tour starts and finishes at St. Mark's Square.
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly for alternative routes suitable for you.
  • During high water, the tour will take place, but it might happen we have to partly adapt the tour to the weather conditions.
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  • 1st November - 12th November
    • Monday to Saturday at 2.30 pm
  • 14th November - 20th December
    • Tuesday, Friday, Saturday at 3.15 pm
  • 21st December 2017 - 5th January 2018
    • Monday to Saturday at 3.15 pm
  • 8th January - 7th February
    • Tuesday, Saturday at 3.15 pm
  • 8th February - 13th February
    • Monday to Saturday at 3.15 pm
  • 14th February - 11th March
    • Tuesday, Friday, Saturday at 3.15 pm
  • 12th March - 31st March
    • Monday to Sunday at 4.30 pm
  • 1st April - 31st October
    • Monday to Saturday at 4.00 pm
  • 1st April - 31st October
    • Monday to Saturday at 5.00 pm
  • 1st April - 13th October
    • Sunday at 4.30 pm
  • 1st April - 13th October
    • Sunday at 5.30 pm
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