Really great place to understand Venice and see it for yourself, be up close to the water, book a gondola, go shopping at Chanel. You name it, it's here.
About Canal Grande
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You must take a tour that includes Canal Grande. It truly is fascinating. If you take a water bus you won't understand what all the buildings are and that is the best part.
This is a fantastic starting point in identifying all the fantastic architecture. The canalazzo called by the locals is the heart of the city. The camel follows the ancient river bed. You can picture the old galleys when they would be moored up.
I assume this is why we all came...for the canal! Beautiful ride to be had for 7,50 euro (one way; about 45 min from Roma Termini to Piazza San Marco) or get the day pass for the water bus to 'hop on/off'. We took the...More
Buy the "day" pass, find a map with all the routes, select the route with parts you wanna see today, hop on, try to catch those seats on the very back of the boat, Sit back and enjoy..! If you are worried of getting lost,...More
Everything was said. The most recognizable place in Venice, maybe even in Italy. This is really impressive how life looks like when you live by the water. We went through canal with actv, what wasn't too comfortable but architecture and life around let us forget...More
there you can see all you expect from Venice... the bus boat, taxi boat, private boat, gondolas... you name it! I was expecting more lights at night and a different glow, but didn't happened, the best option is still the day light
Grand Canal is the largest canal in Venice. There are 4 bridges crossing the grand canal. We crossed the canal on the Rialto Bridge and the academia bridge. We also took the vaporetto bus down the length of the canal. There are very beautiful building...More
By day....Relaxed by the grand canal in the sunshine with a drink and pizza... watching the world go by. Took a gondola trip where lots of interesting history facts were shared with us. By night lots of restaurants and bars to choose from.... although more...More