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The Original Grand Canal Tour

from € 45.00

Luxurious boat ride along the Grand Canal, heart-stopping views, film locations, grand palaces, intrigue, scandal and lifestyles of the rich and famous.

Whilst gliding along the Grand Canal, an extraordinarily beautiful and unique highway, marvel at the stately procession of sumptuous water palaces gazing proudly upon centuries of comings and goings.

But don’t just see the Grand Canal, experience for yourself the lifestyles of the rich and famous with a spicy sprinkling of gossip from those in the know.

Our charming bronzed water taxi skippers have ferried some of the world’s most  famous celebrities as well as being the stunt drivers for blockbuster films such as the 007 epic ‘Casino Royale’.

On this unique tour, your Venice guide will recount tantalising stories about the famous palaces and sites lining the Grand Canal. Some have been used in famous films, others are the sites of incredible happenings in ages past. Our skippers and our guides have their fingers on the pulse of Venice, knowing every mossy, misty canal, crumbling palace and skeleton in the cupboard!

Our entertaining companions will bear us along this splendid processional route while we see the palaces of the rich and famous. Hear about celebrities’ favorite local places to hang out as well as discovering just why Venice is the sublime capital of masked carnivals, reveries, intrigue, and romance!     

Don’t forget your camera!

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The finer details of the Grand Canal Tour:

Prices: Adults - 45 euro; Students (6-17 yrs) - 39 euro; Children (2-5 yrs) - 29 euro; Infants (0-1 yr) - free.

Included in Tour Price: Quality Venice tour guide, small group guarantee, deluxe motor launch (Taxi Motoscafo)

Excluded From Tour Price: Optional gratuities

Tour Meeting Time & Dates: 6.15 pm Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays throughout May-July and September-October.

The Grand Canal Tour Meeting Point: Opposite the entrance to the Royal Gardens, near St. Marks Square

Tour Ends: At St Mark's Square/Royal Gardens

Tour Length: approximately 1 hour

Minimum Participants: 4 persons

Maximum Participants: 10 adults

Weather: This tour runs rain or shine

Notes: This tour is not available in the month of August, but private tours are available all year round exclusively for you. Please see our Private Venice Tours for more information. After the second week of October, the tour may be run in partial or complete darkness due to the end of Daylight Savings.

This tour is part of our Venice in One Glorious Day discounted Venice tours package.

FOR LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS CALL OUR OFFICE NOW: ++39 0413 096 222 (Mon-Sat 8am-6pm) 

 

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Enjoy your own exclusive Venice Tour Guide and boat on a private Venice Grand Canal tour

On rare occasions, our tours do not meet their minimums, however we have an alternate option and would be happy to run the tour just for you at our cost price to ensure that you do not miss it. Please click here for more details.

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The Original Grand Canal Tour
Average Rating:   5 out of 5 stars
   Based on 2 Ratings.
Last 2 reviews:

On 2011/07/17
Richard Allen said:

Great guides

Very well arranged and informative. Guides were knowledgeable and answered questions. Would recommend.

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On 2011/05/12
Pietro Giannoni said:

Meraviglioso

ho impiegato molto tempo a scegliere il tour giusto ma in questo caso credo di aver trovato veramente il meglio. Lo consiglio a tutti.Pietro

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