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This large canal separating Giudecca and Dorsoduro (Venice "proper") is the main passage for cruise ships entering and exiting the port of Venice.
Views from high up on the ships provide a unique overview of the city.
Each entrance and exit is met by people...More
We used this (canal?) the largest canal I’ve been on lol, to get into Venice. There were many boats going to and from Venice. The ride wasn’t very long but it is very scenic and you’ll enjoy the short ride. It’s even better to view...More
This canal is far wider and has more heavier ship traffic than the Grand Canal. It separates Giudecca from Venice proper. You can stroll along the Zattere and gaze across the canal at some of the photogenic buildings in Venice.
This is one of the major canals in Venice. It is where you will see all the cruise ships coming and going. We were fortunate to be able to enter the canal by boat on our return trip from the Brenta Canal. It was quite...More
Almost to large to be called a canal, could almost be a strait. This major waterway separates Guidecca from the rest of Venice and flows into the San Marco basin. Excellent views of the canal and the skyline of Guidecca Island can be afforded from...More
Just a few minutes walk from our hotel is the Giudecca Canal. Separating Dorsoduro and Guidecca Island it is the second major wide and canal in the city which flows into the San Marco basin.
At the side of this canal you can leisure wander...More
It is very pleasant to walk along the Zattere and look across this canal to the Giudecca Island. There are a few lovely churches along the way. To take the No. 2 waterbus via the San Giorgio and the Giudecca Islands stops is both lovely...More
We sailed through on a cruise ship 4 times. We had a balcony room high on the ship so got some wonderful views of both sides of the canal. Fascinating views of so many great buildings. It should still be great on a small boat...More