Take a private Venice Grand Canal Boat Tour with the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, and an optional climb to the Bell Tower.
- Grand Canal by private boat
- Rialto Bridge
- Rialto Fish Market
- Accademia Bridge
- Island and Church of San Giorgio Maggiore
- Option to climb the San Giorgio Maggiore Bell Tower for awesome panoramic views
Venice Grand Canal Boat Tour
We provide you with your own personal motorboat on this Venice Boat Tour, including a driver and guide, to see the town from the water.
You’re going to cross the Grand Canal and bring in the most lovely palaces, such as the Ca d’Oro and Ca Pesaro. See historic locations such as Rialto Bridge, Rialto Fish Market, St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Gallery, and Bridge of the Academy. Your guide will inform you how each of you fits into Venice’s unique history.
We will then leave the often-packed waters to explore the internal canals of Venice: a complete immersion in the everyday lives hidden behind all the splendor of the Middle Ages.
Then your Venice Boat Tour will bring you to San Giorgio Maggiore Island, home to one of the most wonderful hidden gems in the city. Follow your inside guide for a complete art and architecture tour of the Abbey. Then you’ll get a ticket to walk up to the bell tower, one of Venice’s finest views from the top. Your guide will point out areas of concern as you look over the town. Finally, we’re heading back to Doge’s Palace, where you’ll be dropped near the initial meeting point.
Top attractions in Venice
Here are some top attractions in Venice you could visit and enjoy. There are, of course, dozens of attractions and landmarks in Venice worth visiting and learning about the history of this amazing city.
Locally called Palazzo Ducale (Ducal Palace, Palace of the Duke), Doge’s Palace is a massive palace complex next to St. Mark’s Square and on a Venice canal, with ornate rooms,...
St. Mark's Basilica is an iconic church cathedral with gilded domes, located on the St. Mark’s Square. It is featuring opulent interior, myriad mosaics and a museum.
St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) is the main public square of Venice with many landmarks. It is favorite tourist hangout and photo opportunity area and great starting point to...
Venice and Italy travel guide
Here are handy travel guides about Venice and Italy so you can learn a thing or two about these destinations. For a comprehensive list of our travel guides, please visit our travel guides page.
Venice is a capital of Veneto region in Italy and it is located in a lagoon in the north Adriatic Sea. It was also the capital of Republic of Venice, sovereign state that was ruling the region from 7th until...
Italy has it all: rich history, spectacular cultural heritage, great food, wonderful site seeing experiences, numerous world known landmarks, friendly people, affordable accommodation and easy transport from place to place.
Top hotels in Venice
Venice has dozens of hotels of various star ratings, together with other lodging solutions, such as guest houses, hostels, and Airbnb. Bellow are some top hotel recommendations from our website. For a general hotel search, check the form at the bottom of this page or our hotel booking page.
Offering luxurious rooms with antique furniture and fine fabrics, Hotel Metropole is set in a privileged place – 350 m from Saint Mark’s Square in Venice. The hotel boasts a...
Facing the Grand Canal of Venice and overlooking the Rialto Bridge, Hotel Al Ponte Antico provides lodging in a palace dating back to the 14th century. A daily breakfast is...
Located in the historic center of Venice, just 450 meters from Rialto Bridge, Hotel ai Cavalieri di Venezia is a 6-minute walk from St. Mark’s Square. There is free WiFi...
Offering elegant rooms and suites as well as a good restaurant, Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel is housed in a 16th-century building overlooking the Grand Canal in Venice. In the courtyard...
Just a 2-minute walk from St. Mark’s Square in Venice, the Bauer Palazzo Hotel provides spacious, elegant rooms with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. It has a gourmet restaurant...
Overlooking the Grand Canal, Centurion Palace provides 5-star luxury in Venice, next to the Church of Santa Maria della Salute. Drinks are served at the private courtyard of the hotel.
Cheap flights and hotels discounts for Venice
The peak season for flights to Venice is February, March and October. The low season for purchasing tickets is June, July and August.
Venice is served by these airports: Venice Marco Polo Airport and Treviso Airport. Direct flights to Venice are offered by 47 airlines. Most flights are with Ryanair. Direct flights from Venice, United States are airlines: American Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada, KLM and Air France from New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Philadelphia.
Venice ad Italy attractions and landmarks
Here are some of the most popular attractions and landmarks in Venice and in Italy.
Last Updated on September 21, 2021 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com