Private Tour: Venice Grand Canal Evening Boat Tour
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Private Tour: Venice Grand Canal Evening Boat Tour

1 h
Private
Evening
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Canal Grande, Venice Italy

Navigate on board an elegant water taxi the famos s-shaped canal, the Grand Canal

Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

St. Mark's Square has always been the most important Square in Venice and it has been defined as "the most beautiful drawing room of Europe".

Pass By: Doge's Palace, Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice Italy

The Doge's Palace is one of the finest example of Venetian Gothic style. It was the residence of the Doge, and the political and judicial heart of the city.

Pass By: Isola San Giorgio Maggiore, 30133 Venice Italy

The island of San Giorgio Maggiore is located right in front of St. Mark's Square. On the island there is a 6th-century Benedictine church designed by Andrea Palladio.

Pass By: Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore, Campo Santissimo Redentore 1 Giudecca, 30133 Venice Italy

The Church of the Redeemer was designed by the architect Andrea Palladio and built as a votive church to thank God for the deliverance of the city from a major outbreak of the plague.

Pass By: Giudecca, 30133 Venice Italy

Giudecca is an island separated from Venice by the Giudecca canal, which is the largest one of the city.

Pass By: Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, Santa Croce 2076, 30125 Venice Italy

The Ca' Pesaro is a Baroque marble palace facing the Grand Canal built by the Venetian architect, Baldassarre Longhena, who also designed the church of the Salute and Ca' Rezzonico, for the noble and wealthy Pesaro family.

Pass By: Ponte degli Scalzi, Venice Italy

At the beginning of the Grand Canal, the "barefoot bridge" connects the Railway station to the rest of the city.

Pass By: Ca' Rezzonico, Dorsoduro 3136, Venice Italy

It is a particularly notable example of the 18th century Venetian baroque and rococo architecture and interior decoration, and displays paintings by the leading Venetian painters of the period, including Francesco Guardi and Giambattista Tiepolo. Nowadays it hosts a public museum dedicated to 18th-century Venice (Museo del Settecento Veneziano)

Pass By: Museo Wagner, Palazzo Ca" Vendramin Calergi Palazzo Ca' Vendramin Calergi, 30121 Venice Italy

Designed in the 16th century, it now hosts the casino of Venice.

Pass By: Ca' d'Oro, Cannaregio 3931-3932, 30121 Venice Italy

The Ca' d'Oro or Palazzo Santa Sofia is a palace on the Grand Canal . One of the oldest palace in the city, its name means "golden house" due to the gilt and polychrome external decorations which once adorned its walls.

Pass By: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

Pass under one of the most iconic symbol of Venice: the Rialto Bridge.

Pass By: Ponte dell'Accademia, Venice Italy

The Accademia Bridge is the only wooden bridge in Venice.

Pass By: Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Just East Accademia Along Gran Canal, 30123 Venice Italy

The Peggy Guggenheim collection is housed in the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, an 18th-century palace, which was the home of the American heiress Peggy Guggenheim for three decades.

Pass By: Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, Campo de la Salute Dorsoduro 1, 30123 Venice Italy

In the 17th century Venice experienced an unusually devastating outbreak of the plague. As a votive offering for the city's deliverance from the pestilence, the Republic of Venice vowed to build and dedicate a church to Our Lady of Health (or of Deliverance, Italian: Salute).

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Included
  • Private tour
  • Professional guide
  • Private Venice water taxi hire (1 or 2 hours)
Not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Features
Tourism
90%
Cultural
70%
Original
40%
Reviews
4.2
24
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Judith S
5 | 2017-03-27

This was a fantastic way to see Venice. Think we went into every canal, large and small. Our guide, Julianna not sure name was so knowledgeable and we enjoyed every minute of the tour. The lights came on after dusk, and it was like a fairy tale. Would recommend this tour for everyone. Thanks so much for an experience we will always remember.

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Cindy H
3 | 2016-09-12

We enjoyed this very much and Barbara very very knowledgeable and friendly. However, they ended the tour 20 minutes early. I was going to complain (should not have to) but the others in my party asked me not to because they didn't want to spoil what was otherwise an amazing time. Not worth the money

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YanJuan H
1 | 2016-08-17

The Private Grand Canal Boat Tour was certainly not Grand as the the tour was entitled. The actual boat provided was a narrow covered boat with a small open seating area the rear, which was a tight fit for just four of us all small/medium framed and therefore, it not allow any room to take any meaningful photographs as there is no room to manoeuvre. In fact, the actual boat is a complete misrepresentation by the Tour writeup and its accompanying photograph. If the tour writeup was accompanied by the photograph of the actual type of boat, I would not have bought the tour for myself and family. Hence, it is not surprising that there is certainly the strong sour taste of being misled. Furthermore, an hour prior to the tour, I had called the given telephone number to check on the specific location of the meeting place for the tour but I was given incorrect information to wait at the esplanade where there is a wooden booth in front of a flower garden to turn right of St Mark's Square, along the walkway by the waters. We had almost missed the tour completely as we had to rushed frantically to find the right meeting place after being advised by some people at the wooden booth. However, the guide was knowledgeable and provided adequate commentary on the tour. Our rating would be a one-star rating and this is just for the guide of the tour only, and, for the Tour Company, its administration and logistics of the tour, our rating is a zero-rating.

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Elliot R
5 | 2015-08-09

Great way to see Venice and learn a lot more than with a group.

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Matthew M
4 | 2014-10-09

Thinking it was just a water tour was a little dissapointing since we had already booked a walking tour. You should make it clear that it consist of a half water tour and half walking tour.

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