EVERY THING YOU NEED TO KNOW:
What to do in Venice.
Canal Grande is about 3 Km long and is the main water road in Venice, best way to see it in a Vaporetto (Venice Water buses). You will see numerous ancient noble palaces build by the most prominent ancient Venetian Families,
luxury hotels, the impressive Rialto Bridge, museums, churches, a food market.
On the St Mark square facing the sea, It was the residence of the Doge (the leader of the Venetian Republic). You can visit the Doge’s Palace, which is now a museum. Here you will be amazed by the power this city had in her glorious past.
Crypt at San Zaccaria church
San Zaccaria church, near St Mark has a crypt where many of the doges of Venice were entombed.
Monumental like the Santa Maria della Salute and many more you will meet randomly walking through Venice.
Where Venice glorious fleets were built. Today there is an excellent Naval Museum. Biennale also happen around here.
Museums and art galleries
Modern and mostly historic. Some names: Galleria dell’Accademia, Museo Civico Correr,
Ca’ Rezzonico, Venice Glass Museum in Murano, etc.
Famous galleries include Punta della Dogana, Peggy Guggenheim Collection,
or Giudecca 795 Art Gallery.
Gondola tour and Vaporetto
You can hire a gondola and explore quiet corners of Venice, impress your partner and get loads loads of likes in your instagram.
You can also enjoy the canal tour by vaporetto: this being Venice Water Buses Service connecting different water stops on the Canal Grand and nearby islands.
Murano island is famous for artisan glass blowing .
The island of Burano, is known for its houses painted in special colours.
Getting lost in Venice
is one of the best experiences: In this way you will find lesser known spots, churches, artisan workshops, amazing bridges and corners. Trick to find your way is to look for road signs indicating either Vaporetto (Venice Water Buses) or Rialto (Rialto Bridge) Or San Marco (St Mark Square)
Venetian Ghetto is a Jewish part of Venice dating back to the year 1516.
You can also visit the Jewish Museum with guided synagogue tours.
Join a free walking tour to explore the city. This is a good way to know Venice better if done in the first days.
Italy and Venice is famous for good quality food: Specialities in Venice between others are tramezzini and Gelato. See our where to eat page