Venice Grand Canal Vaporetto Audio Tour (EN) (No Tickets)

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Travel by your own rules using the self-guided audio tour. Explore "water boulevard" of the city by public boat and discover Venetian gems. Note! This tour DOES NOT include a ticket!

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Explore Venice's top landmarks aboard a Vaporetto, the public water bus, with our in-app audio tour as your guide. Note! This tour DOES NOT include a ticket! Buy it at, through Venezia Unica Point of Sales, or automatic ticket machines. Exit the station and validate your ticket at Ferrovia A, B, С or D. Then go to Ferrovia Compartimentale (ex F30) and take Line #1 of the water bus. Experience the breathtaking Grand Canal, a majestic water boulevard unique to Venice. This nautical journey takes you through the heart of the city, providing a sea-level view of its magnificent palaces. In just 45 minutes, witness the essence of Venice firsthand as you glide along the Grand Canal.Our tour commences at Santa Lucia, the main station, where you'll board Vaporetto #1. As you cruise past the atmospheric Riva de Biasio quarter, discover its historical significance as the birthplace of the word 'ghetto.' Catch glimpses of Venice's famed Casinò and unravel stories of the notorious Italian mafia as you pass by the vibrant facades of the city's palace-like residences known as 'Ca's.' Continuing on, you'll arrive at the bustling Rialto district, renowned for its aromatic market, lively gondoliers, and the iconic Rialto Bridge. Along the way, delve into the history of Venice and gain insider tips on navigating its charming canals. Sailing through the enchanting San Marco district, marvel at the art museums and celebrity-frequented hotels. Admire the striking La Salute church with its soaring dome and be captivated by the city's crown jewel, San Marco Square, adorned with the intricate pink Doge's Palace. Please note that the tour does not include a Vaporetto ticket. HOW IS THE TOUR GOING — Stay flexible: join the tour whenever you want and explore the sights as long as you like. — Enjoy the tour even offline: all audio tours are tested for high quality and easy navigation.


The audio tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. You will get a link to download it by email and SMS  Recommendations and tips on how to use public transport in Venice like locals do Tip on the church bell tower with the best view in town

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  • The audio tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. You will get a link to download it by email and SMS  Note, the tour DOES NOT include a Vaporetto ticket

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