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Venice Grand Canal guided boat tour

You will admire the classic atmosphere of the golden age of the great Republic and the most amazing buildings in Venice such as Ca 'Dario, Ca 'Rezzonico, Ca 'Pesaro, Ca 'D'oro, and many more!

You will also see magnificent churches such as Santa Maria della Salute, San Stae, Scalzi; and San Simeone Piccolo.

You will also pass under Rialto Bridge, Accademia Bridge and Scalzi Bridge.

This guided Grand Canal tour is a special opportunity to see Venice as you've never seen it before.

per adult from

$59

AUD

Duration

1 hour

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Speedboat ride and Guided tour
    What's excluded :
    • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    Our guide, who will accompany you throughout the itinerary, will show you the most famous buildings in Venice such as Ca 'Dario, Ca 'Rezzonico, Ca 'Pesaro, Ca 'D'oro, Palazzo Loredan Vendramin Calergi and many more!

    Stop At: Canal Grande, 30100 Venice Italy

    The most characteristic aspects of Venice are the beautiful canals that run through every corner of the city as if streets. The largest and most important of all is the Grand Canal that runs through Venice dividing it into two, measuring four kilometres in length.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    The Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute is one of the best known in Venice, whose dome is visible from all over the city. It was constructed to celebrate the end of the plague in 1631.

    Santa María della Salute is one of the most important religious buildings in Venice. Its striking dome is depicted in most of the city’s postcards.

    Salute, as it is commonly known, was founded in 1631. The basilica was built to commemorate the end of a terrible outbreak of the plague that began in 1630, and killed a large portion of the Veneto population. It was dedicated to Our Lady of Health (Salute in Italian).

    The architect, Baldassare Longhena, was commissioned to design the church and had also been responsible for the construction of the Ca’ Rezzonico. Santa Maria della Salute took 56 years to build and was completed in 1687.

    Pass By: Ponte dell'Accademia, Campo de la Carita, Venice Italy

    The Accademia Bridge is one of the four bridges in Venice that currently cross the Grand Canal. It connects the Sestiere di San Marco to the Sestiere di Dorsoduro.

    As time went by, the Venetians felt the need to add a crossing on the Grand Canal in addition to the famous Rialto Bridge. After the study of various solutions, the project of the English engineer Alfredo Enrico Neville, who proposed an iron bridge, was realized. This bridge, called Ponte della Carità, was built on 20 November 1854.

    After a few years the bridge presented structural problems and during the Fascist period the signs of deterioration and corrosion were worrying. While waiting for the construction of a new stone bridge, a temporary wooden bridge designed by engineer Eugenio Miozzi was built and inaugurated on February 19, 1933.

    The war and the costs transformed the provisional wooden bridge into a definitive one, but with continuous maintenance.

  • Departure Point :
    P.za San Marco, 71, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Insidecom srl

Activity ID: V-13102P74

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