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Grand Canal Tour (Starter, Classic and Complete)

Your ticket for the Canal Grande Tour is included in the Venice City Pass for free and you save € 30.

Gondolas on the Grand Canal in Venice Gondola in front of the Rialto Bridge on the Grand Canal

This exciting sightseeing tour takes place in the largest canal in Venice. On this one hour long tour, you can see the various architectural styles in Venice (Byzantine, Renaissance, Baroque, Gothic), the Rialto Bridge (the oldest and most famous bridge in the city) and the palaces skirting the edges of the canal. The floating city is home to opulent palaces, impressive churches, and beautiful gardens, which will be a place that you will never be able to forget.

Departure Times Canal Grande Tour

Meeting point: Alilaguna ticket office San Marco at Giardini Reali (opening hours: daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). 

High season: It is best to reserve your tickets one day in advance, as tickets sell out quickly in high season.
Low season: Please go to the meeting point 15 minutes in advance to reserve your Tour.
For more information contact incoming@bucintoroviaggi.com.

November to March 2023: daily 3:30 - 4:30
April to October: daily 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 

No tours are offered on December 25. 

Duration: 1 hour

Prices Canal Grande Tour

Adults: 30 €
Children (0–6 years old): Free 

The price to take part in the Canal Grande Tour costs 30 Euros for adults, and children from 0 to 6 years old are admitted for free. 

Tickets Canal Grande Tour

The Canal Grande Tour is included in the Venice City Pass Starter and in the Venice City Pass Classic and Complete as an optional attraction.

Meeting point Grand Canal tour

Alilaguna & Bucintoro Viaggi ticket office San Marco (at Giardini Reali)

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Directions Canal Grande Tour

S. Marco (Giardinetti): Line 2, 10 

Special terms and conditions Canal Grande Tour

Please be aware, that you should arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled beginning time of the tour.

In the Venice City Pass Classic and Complete, you must choose between going on a gondola ride or on the Grande Canal Tour.  

During the high season, the demand for the Grand Canal Tour is particularly high, so there may be long waiting times. In order to guarantee you a stress-free holiday, we recommend to book the tour on site 1-2 days in advance.

Highlights Canal Grande Tour

  • Ride through the largest canal of Venice 
  • Impressive views of palaces 
  • Various architectural styles 

Attractions near of the Meeting Point Canal Grande Tour

Attractions near the meeting point of the tour include the green Giardini Reali—the perfect place to take a break. Also not far from the meeting point include the Piazza San Marco, Correr Museum, St. Mark’s Basilica, and Doge’s Palace

Experience the Canal Grande Tour for free with the Venice City Pass.

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