Grand Canal

Venice Italy Tourist Information and City Guide

The Grand Canal (Canal Grande) is Venice Italy's famous maritime waterway.  It meanders through the Venetian Islands in the shape of a backward "S".

Grand Canal in Venice Italy (Canal Grande)
Grand Canal, Venice Italy

This busy transportation corridor connects the city's main tourist venues including San Marco Square, the Accademia Museum, the Rialto Bridge and Venice's main train station.

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