The Grand Canal in Venice, Italy

What is Grand Canal?

As one of the most important waterway in the city of Venice in Italy, the Grand Canal runs two miles long, thirty–ninety meters in width and with an average depth of five meters. Its one end leads into the lagoon near Santa Lucia Railway Station while the other end leads to Saint Mark Basin. Along the banks of the Grand Canal stood 170 and more buildings which represent the deepest artistic welfare of Venice. The palazzos in the lagoon such as Palazzi Barbaro, Palazzo Daro, Palazzo Barbarigo, Ca’ Rezzonico, Ca’ d’Oro, Ca’ Foscari symbolizes the how rich the whole place is.

What to do in Grand Canal?

  • Grand Canal Boat Tour - Experience the magnificence and romance in Venice by touring the entire street of the canal for one whole hour. Price rates are determined by each person. This covers the fee of the local expert guide, for Prosecco Wine, the luxurious motor-launch and headphone.
  • Skipping the Line between Saint Mark’s Basilica and Gondola – Take your time gliding through a labyrinth of small canals while touring and skipping the line tickets to Saint Mark’s Bassilica.
  • Private Gondola Ride – Spend your time enjoying the sunset and a gondola ride during late evenings. Begin the journey from Bacino Orseolo through the small enchanting Venetian & Grand Canals towards the famous Rio S. Luca and back. This Gondola Ride is a great way to celebrate your wedding, engagement, birthday and anniversary.
  • Gondola Serenade Private Day & Night Tour – Have an excursion in the Lagoon City with the Gondola Ride with music. Enjoy the duration of the ride while the two Venetian singers singing famous Italian songs.
  • Romantic Cruising – End your travel itinerary by cruising with your romantic partner through the isolated waterways in floating city while passing under small bridges.


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