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Private Grand Canal Cruise, Venice

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    9:00am, 11:00am & 2:00pm
    (Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)
  • Duration
    2 hours
Inclusions
  • Private motor launch
  • Local expert English speaking guide
  • Boat Ride
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Key Highlights

  • Cruising on the Grand Canal is a must do in Venice
  • Upgrade to this private tour for a more romantic experience
  • Acquaint yourself with the history of Venice and its reign as a powerful maritime republic
  • See Venetian patrician homes, traditional palazzos, and famous churches
  • Cruise down the small canals of Venice to see facades that can be seen from the water.
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

What better way to explore a city built on water than on a private boat tour? As you cruise down the Grand Canal, you will see palaces, churches, bridges, gardens and warehouses that line this famous waterway. Learn more about the city and its famous waterways that cuts through the city. This tour also takes you to some of the minor canals of Venice that will take you to ‘Hidden Venice’ – the not-so-frequented but equally enchanting parts of the city.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Start time

    9:00am, 11:00am & 2:00pm
    (Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)

  • Meeting Point

    Hotel pickup is included in centrally located in Venice. (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details to reconfirm the pick-up time.)

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends in the centre of Venice.

Itinerary

  • Your private guide will meet you in the St. Marks area and take you to board your private motor launch for a Grand Canal boat tour.

    Cruise down the Grand Canal, from where you will get a wonderful view of some of the most iconic monuments of Venice such as the Santa Maria della Salute, Ca d’ Oro and the Rialto Bridge. Your guide will point out all the buildings of interest on the way and enthral you with their fascinating stories.

    Your tour takes place on a small motor launch which means you can also cruise along some of the minor canals to see a hidden side of Venice which most tourists never see.

    The tour ends in the centre of Venice.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Private motor launch
  • Local expert English speaking guide
  • Boat Ride
  • Lunch & drinks
  • Entrance fees

Please note

Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it

Hotel pickup is available outside the St Marks area in additional fee is 33 Euros

Additional info

Tour is operated in English. Guided commentary in other languages available upon request.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • great boat tour
    Julie A Locken, United States 09/21/2016
  • Great Tour!
    MOLLY C CAVANESS, United States 06/11/2016
  • BEST TOURGUIDE IN OUR EXPERIENCE AND GREAT TOUR - I MEAN IT'S VENICE
    d s lewis, Switzerland 08/24/2015