"I think the Canal Grande is the world’s most beautiful and best built street.And it crosses the city".Philippe de Commynes
Known by Venetians as "Il Canalazzo", it divides the historic city centre in two parts and is Venice's "main street", lined by the most beautiful and majestic 18th century, Gothic, Byzantine, Baroque and Renaissance palazzi.
An explosion of beauty, majesty and magnificence, thanks to a harmonious blend of different and breathtaking cultures, arts and times.
Seen from the Canal Grande, Venice gives of its best. A tour of the Canal Grande going from the station to San Marco will help you understand why Venice has always been considered one of the world’s best loved cities.