Venice Grand Canal Boat Tour with Church of San Giorgio Maggiore

1 Day

Take a private Venice Grand Canal Boat Tour with the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, and an optional climb to the Bell Tower.

Highlights

  • 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 with Church of San Giorgio Maggiore

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.

Private Cruise: San Giorgio Maggiore and San Lazzaro degli Armeni Island

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.

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Last Updated on September 21, 2021 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com