‘Perhaps the world’s most audacious city’
There is no place in the world quite like Venice, Italy’s floating city. It is tightly packed, with something to see around every corner and across each of its 400 bridges.
It’s an art lovers paradise, with so many famous museums and galleries, that cover so many based including ancient palaces and iconic century-old collections of art to more contemporary spaces. Venice is also a hotbed for opera. Venice’s historic opera house an astonishing place to visit even without a ticket.
But the most popular thing to do in Venice is take a gondola ride. It’s simple, as easy as hailing a taxi in other cities. Choose aa gondola you like the look of at one of the stands around the city, and either take a trip recommended by a gondolier or choose your route to your chosen destination. Taking in the city this way is the perfect showcase for what it has to offer as a holiday destination.
Italy is a country known for its cuisine, and Venice is a real hotspot for stunning food, and at reasonable prices in many instances. Every traditional bacaro in the city will serve cicchetti, small, tapas style plates of food that can be combined to make a full meal. And if the sun is shining, you should of course sample some gelato too.
Whether going solo, as a couple, family or a larger group, Venice will not disappoint. It is perhaps the world’s most audacious city.
- Taking a gondola ride
- Visiting the Piazza San Marco
- Taking a look at Venice’s oldest bridge, the Rialto
- Wandering through Doge’s Palace
- Sampling the best of Italian food
Choose to include:
- Return flights
- Hotel accommodation
- Tickets to local attractions
- Airport transfers
- Hire car