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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Venice, Italy
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Reviewed today

Walk anywhere in Venice and you are walking along the Canal, its a sight! I hate to see or smell it in summer, given its age, I hope Venice keeps it sanitary! Totally worth the visit!

Thank Azizi P
Reviewed today

I booked a gondola ride with a photo shoot through Viator as a surprise for proposing to my now-fiancee. While it was a little chilly in January, you can't beat the views and the ambience.

Thank msupaul
Reviewed today

Traveling through the canal grande gives you the true sense of what Venice is all about. You watch the people walking along buying food and heading home, you see the tourists window shopping and popping into stores. You feel the wind blowing by you as...More

Thank gfrith84
Reviewed today via mobile

The gran canal What can I say about this place Busy. Cround. Lots people And also Charming Beaultifull Amazing Love is in the ar

Thank Alexson D
Reviewed today

Not sure why you would go out of your way to see this particular canal but it is there and has some handsome buildings on it, best viewed from the centre of the canal however.

Thank Cappacino_Girl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful place The walks don't have a ends and views are stunning :) Highly recommended And I hope to be back very soon:)

Thank Sylwia W
Reviewed yesterday

Did a Gondola tour aroung the smaller canals and then out into the Grande canal. Awesome. Also took a speed boat (like those in the 'Bond' movies), out to a glass blowing factory. A must do experience.

Thank Eddy S
Reviewed yesterday

If you only have a short time in Venice, make it a boat trip on the Grand Canal. Do it as the locals do, by vaporetto.

Thank SandyChurchStretton
Reviewed yesterday

we took both a gondola and vaportteo on the grand canal! I love every second of this breath taking place!!! must do!

Thank melody s
Reviewed yesterday

There is no question that the Grand Canal is a must see experience as although Venice is quaint and incredible, the streets and allies are tight with limited views. The broad perspective a tour of the canal brings is worth every dime you pay to...More

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January 18, 2018|
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Response from Javier A | Reviewed this property |
Venice is an expensive city, there is nothing cheap. The hard is find the adecuate price for good service and food. I think that no less than 100 euros/pax is needed.
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Henry J
December 15, 2017|
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Response from Bernard C | Reviewed this property |
good evening i've experienced once a gondola trip with kids but they hadn't any safety vest. I don't think this is a duty in Venice but the gondolas are very stable (when sitted)
Atika W
December 10, 2017|
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Response from Zia V | Reviewed this property |
Points to consider; Venice is cold right now. Travelling in an open gondola with kids may be a little miserable due to this. Also it rains a fair bit at present. There are no life vests that be seen. However gondolas are... More