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Vaporetto dell'Arte Canal Grande - CLOSED

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Very good but a little pricey

Very good to view the palazzo from the grand canal but it can be very crowded and a little... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Valerie B
Kent, United Kingdom
A Cheap Way To Sail The Grand Canal.

We took the vaporetto water bus from Piazzale Roma to St Mark's Square all along the Grand Canal... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Very good to view the palazzo from the grand canal but it can be very crowded and a little expensive . However especially in the evening when the sun go down the colour are beautiful. Prime,view of the rialto . A must do once when...More

1  Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We took the vaporetto water bus from Piazzale Roma to St Mark's Square all along the Grand Canal and it did not disappoint. You will find that most hotels will sell you the tickets which are priced at 7 euros 50 cents and they are...More

Thank frankjordan
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I think the weather played a huge role in our horrible experience. It was very hot-high 90's, very crowded & very chaotic. It seemed like it would be an easy process. We bought the ticket, then waited in line, waited in line, got on the...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We visited here on an overnight cruise stop and how lucky we were. It gave us the opportunity to take a vaporetto down the Grand Canal at sunset. The sights were magical, the atmosphere great and the cost amazing (7.5 Euros). Don't miss this one!

Thank Brock59
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Not only is the Vaporetto (water bus), the least expensive means of water travel in Venice, it offers the most fantastic views of the historical Venetian building facades along the Grand Canal. While often overcrowded primarily with tourists, it is used by the locals as...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Love the city bus. We had a great time cruising the Grand Canal. Great, fun way to get around Venice.

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The water taxi can be confusing to tourists, as there are multiple lines to take, all going indifferent directions - and most signs are in Italian. The tickets agents that we dealt with spoke limited English and I speak limited Italian, so communication was difficult...More

2  Thank Dan B
Reviewed 6 June 2016

If you get a multi day pass which includes a trip to/from the airport note that the airport transportation is a land bus not the water bus/vaporetto. This is pretty unclear and a bit misleading - at least the way it was sold to us....More

1  Thank traveler5555512
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Nope, it's not the most comfortable means of transport in Venice > it can get really busy. But it's cheap and reliable. If you make sure you get the right boat to your destination you can't miss the beautiful sights of Venice. And you won't...More

1  Thank ginafoodie
Reviewed 2 May 2016

A best way to travel around Venice and its islands, one-day or multi-day ticket is recommendable. Don't expect luxury as those boats are often overcrowded, but it is not something you need. Check routes carefully. Enjoy!

1  Thank Stanislaw1972
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