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Venice Grand Canal Treasures Boat Tour (from Piazzale Roma)



  • The only self-guided tour on Grand Canal
  • Discover all the history and secrets of the spectacular Grand Canal by day or night at your own pace
  • Public boat ticket included
  • Printed and Digital map of the city
  • No penalty for cancellation within 24 hrs
  • On line customer service 7 days a week, 9 am – 6 pm
  • High quality commentary in 8 different languages

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Discover the Grand Canal Boat Tour

Discover the Grand Canal: the richest waterway of the world and the main water-road of Venice, 4 km long and with more than 200 magnificent buildings belonged to the Venetian nobles and the Doges (Head of the Venetian republic). Venetian aristocrats used them as showrooms of their products and activities. Ships came from all over the world to deposit their exotic products in front of these magnificent buildings. During this incredible experience the public boat will pass under the oldest bridge of Venice: Rialto.

Your personal audio-guide will escort through the itinerary finding out about the endless history of Venice and many curiosities about its splendid attractions! Enjoy the excursion at your own pace by day or night!

Get on the public boat number 1, the slower boat used by Venetians to move around the city, put your earphones and enjoy the trip! 24 descriptions in 8 different languages will begin automatically on your mobile as you pass in front of each place of interest!

Free map of Venice 

Enjoying  the Grand Canal  Self Guided Tour you have included an incredibly useful tool: the digital map of Venice!  We are glad to make your  time in our city easy to plan and unforgettable. Our digital city map will guide you through narrow streets and canalsYou can use it as is more comfortable for you, looking for your hotel, a restaurant or simply to feel more confident with the city, as an insider. Discover the city and  do it yourself!  Let you guide by the map and never get lost again!


  • The main Venetian road: Canal Grande and its monumens, palaces and panoramic, unique and unforgettable views .


  • Languages: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian
  • Departure Time: 09.30 – 10.00 – 10.30 – 11-00 – 11.30 – 12.00 – 12.30 – 14.00 – 14.30 – 15.00 – 15.30 – 16.00 – 16.30


Casanova Tour, Rio Terà Sant’Andrea 466/e, Piazzale Roma (please, show up at the meeting  point at the reserved by you time, to collect the printed map and the boat ticket)

Additional information

Know before to go

You should take the line 1 of the public boat to do properly the tour – We will send you an e-mail with the QR and the instructions to active the tour – This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only – Public boat timetable: every 10 minutes by day and every 20/25 minutes by night – You have to download the app on your mobile phone, BEFORE to start the tour. We suggest you to download it in a place with wi-fi.
The app is supported by the followed system:
Apple: from IOS 8; IPhone, Ipad and Ipod Touch
Android: from the 4.1 version system


– Mobile app with 24 attractions described
– 1 ticket for public boat, line one. (75 minutes journey)

Meeting point

From Piazzale Roma public boat stop or from San Marco Zaccaria public boat stop

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