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Vaporetto Sights and Sounds

ABOVE: An older, open-bow No. 1 vaporetto approaches Venice's Santa Lucia railroad station.


Click the thumbnails to see the full-size photos with descriptions and sightseeing tips.

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Vaporetto on Grand Canal Vaporetto cabin Vaporetti in convoy


Click the thumbnail photo or text link below to open a page where you can hear a sound recording of a vaporetto arriving at a station.

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Vaporetto Sound Recording (1 minute)

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