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The Great Grand Canal Expedition

Discover why Venice is the sublime capital of masked carnivals, reveries, intrigue and romance!     

from € 75.00

A grand experience with an extra-small group and an excellent guide!

Highlights include:

  • Coast along Venice's Grand Canal, an extraordinarily beautiful and unique highway
  • Spend time with our guides, who have their fingers on the pulse of Venice, knowing every mossy step, mist-filled corner, crumbling facade, and skeleton in the cupboard!
  • Marvel at the stately procession of sumptuous palaces gazing proudly upon centuries of comings and goings
  • Listen to tantalising stories about sumptuous palaces and sites along the waterway
  • Experience the lifestyles of the rich and famous with a spicy sprinkling of gossip from those in the know
  • Find out which locations were used in famous films and discover celebrities’ favorite local hang outs
  • Meet our charming bronzed water taxi skippers who have ferried world-famous celebrities and been stunt drivers for blockbusters such as the 007 epic ‘Casino Royale’
  • Enjoy the luxury of a small group of no more than 10 adults

Don’t forget your camera!

The finer details of the Grand Canal Tour:

Prices: Adults - 69 euro; Students (6-17 yrs) - 59 euro; Children (2-5 yrs) - 39 euro; Infants (0-1 yr) - free.

Includes: Quality Venice tour guide, small group guarantee, deluxe motor launch (speed boat)

Excludes: Optional gratuities

Meeting time & dates: 4.15 pm Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays from 2 April - 31 July and 1 September-31 October except August. 

Meeting point: Opposite the entrance to the Royal Gardens, near St. Marks Square. Our guide will be there with an ArtViva sign.

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

Tour length: approximately 1 hour

Minimum participants: 4 persons

Maximum participants: 10 adults

Sites Visited

Along the Venice Grand Canal

Included
  • Coast along Venice's Grand Canal, an extraordinarily beautiful and unique highway
  • Spend time with our guides, who have their fingers on the pulse of Venice, knowing every mossy step, mist-filled corner, crumbling facade, and skeleton in the cupboard!
  • Marvel at the stately procession of sumptuous palaces gazing proudly upon centuries of comings and goings
  • Listen to tantalising stories about sumptuous palaces and sites along the waterway
  • Experience the lifestyles of the rich and famous with a spicy sprinkling of gossip from those in the know
  • Find out which locations were used in famous films and discover celebrities’ favorite local hang outs
  • Meet our charming bronzed water taxi skippers who have ferried world-famous celebrities and been stunt drivers for blockbusters such as the 007 epic ‘Casino Royale’
  • Enjoy the luxury of a small group of no more than 10 adults
Not included: Optional gratuities
Start Location: Venice
End Location: Venice
Dress Code: Casual, as you wish
Important information

Don’t forget your camera!

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.

 

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