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Check availability for accommodation not far from the Grand Canal in central Venice. Stay in a cheap or luxury 4 and 5 star hotel, hostel, self catering apartment for rent with superb views of Canal Grande di Venezia.

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Location : The Grand Canal is the major water-traffic corridor of Venice from Santa Lucia railway station to Piazza San Marco.

Public transport on the Grand Canal is provided by water buses and private water taxis, but many tourists also visit it by gondola.

Venice Accommodation near Grand Canal

Grand Canal

Venice cheaper places to stay. Special hotel offers and last minute lodging deals for cheap, budget and 4 or 5 star accommodations at the Grand Canal of Venice Italy. Great rates for hotel rooms close to the Canal Grande in Venezia.

Venice Rialto Bridge --The Grand Canal in Venice is shaped like a backwards letter S, and is approximately over 2 miles (3 km) long.

The best way to see the Grand Canal in Venice Italy is by boat. While you can hire a water taxi, the slower and cheaper vaporetto Number 1 is a good choice. The Grand Canal features three bridges; Rialto Bridge, the Ponte degli Scalzi and the Ponte dell'Accademia.

Hotels on the grand canal overlook the canal grande. Some rooms have a balcony which offer panoramic views of the canal. Gondola piers, water buses and the ferry stop are within easy walking distance of these hotels. Places to stay are surrounded by shops, caf├ęs, and restaurants.

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The Westin Europa & Regina - ( Hotel near the Grand Canal of Venice )

An architectural landmark on the Grand Canal, just steps from Piazza San Marco, The Westin Europa and Regina, Venice offers an ideal combination of traditional elegance and modern technology.

Monaco & Grand Canal - ( Hotel close to Grand Canal in Venice Italy )

This hotel, which overlooks the Grand Canal, the Church of Santa Maria della Salute and the island of San Giorgio, is in one of Venice's most charming and atmospheric areas.

Best Western Hotel Ala - ( Hotel nr by Grand Canal in Venice Italy )

Situated in a quiet corner off a little square that rests by the Canal Grande in the heart of the city, you will find this authentic Venetian hotel.

Canal Grande di Venezia Italy

The Grand Canal between the Santa Lucia railway station and the famous Rialto bridge (Ponte di Rialto) offers scenic views of century-old palaces. Museums in this area include the Natural History Museum, International Gallery of Modern Art and the Giorgio Franchetti collection.

From Rialto bridge to the Accademia bridge, you will travel past the lively Rialto area, Riva del Vin, Ca' Rezzonico and the Accademia galleries.

The last section of the grand canal, from the Accademia bridge to piazza San Marco, is quite dramatic where Santa Maria della Salute towers above the mouth of the canal with its white Baroque facade.

More Information --

# www.tours-italy.com -- Venice boat tours