Explore medieval Venice on this 3.5-hour tour of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. Marvel at the magnificent interiors of the buildings, and…
Discover the secret sights of Venice on a 1.5-hour walking tour, and get a more intimate experience of life in the city. Wander the streets off the…
Explore the most beautiful sights in Venice on a walking tour that includes Marco Polo’s House, the Piazza San Marco, and Santa Maria Formosa. Then…
Immerse yourself in the food, wine and culture of Venice on a 4-hour walking tour with tastings. Explore the hidden treasures of “La Serenissima” at…
See the sights of Venice on an 11-hour day trip from Lake Garda, and marvel at the Byzantine and Gothic monuments of the Venetian Empire. Take a…
Don't miss out becoming an insider in Venice! On this essential guided tour, you will be intrigued by the fascinating history of La Serenissima and…
Enjoy skip-the-line entry to the Doge’s Palace: a symbol of Venice and its history, and a breathtaking architectural masterpiece.
Walk through Venice with an expert guide to discover the city's many treasures. Visit the facades of the Fenice Theatre, Scala del Bovolo, and Rialto…
Visit the Doge’s Palace in Venice and discover a magnificent combination of Byzantine, Gothic, and Renaissance architecture. See the center of the…
Take a tour by motorboat to the islands in the Venice Lagoon, and visit the Glass Island of Murano, the Fisherman’s Island of Burano, and the Eternal…
Enjoy a skip-the line tour that provides fast access to the most emblematic monuments of Venice: the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Marvel at…
Discover Venice at your own pace with an audio guide to its historic monuments. Hear descriptions of the major monuments, such as the Doge's Palace…
Enjoy a guided walking tour of the lesser-known piazzas of Venice and admire the harmonious Renaissance architecture of the exquisite buildings.…
Venice might be better known for its canals, but don't forget to explore its winding streets for what many might consider a local's perspective. Here are five fun facts to bear in mind.
Venetian houses tend to face the canal, so many of its haphazard streets arose simply as gaps between buildings. The narrowest is Ramo Varisco, at only 53cm wide!
Venice's church towers, or "campanili," do more than just sound the hour - they've historically also been used as lighthouses and fire guard stations.
Think you won't see enough of Venice's canals on a walking tour? Think again! The city has 431 bridges to traverse. The Rialto Bridge dates back to the 16th century.
Despite having over 400 gondoliers in a tradition that dates back centuries, Venice didn't get a female gondolier until 2010!
Visit the Palazzo Loredan to see the birthplace of Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia, who, in 1678, received a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Padua.
Walking tours are a great way to see the city, but it wouldn't be Venice without a ride along the city's canals. Fortunately there are several walking and gondola tour combination packages to choose from, with prices starting from €43.
If you're visiting Venice on the cheap then you might choose to opt for a free walking tour. Perhaps unsurprisingly, there is a catch! Remember your guide does this for a living so bring some cash in order to pay what you think it was worth at the end. If you don't, be prepared to shuffle away sheepishly!
Attractions in Venice
- 1Grand Canal
- 2Piazza San Marco
- 3Doge's Palace
- 4Bridge of Sighs
- 5Venetian Lagoon
- 8Pala d'Oro
- 9Saint Mark's Basilica
- 10Lido di Venezia
- 11Rialto Bridge
- 12Peggy Guggenheim Collection
- 14St. Mark's Campanile
- 15Teatro La Fenice
- 17San Polo
- 18Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo
- 19Campo Santo Stefano
- 20Correr Museum
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