After Rome, Venice is on of Italy’s most visited place in the whole of the country and probably also in Europe. A city built on water, Venice is small and picturesque with so much mystery, charm and embodies an incredible fairy-tale-like atmosphere.
From the colourful Venice Carnival to countless art biennials, the city is reborn every year with yet another exciting and vibrant charm attracting people around the globe. It comes as no surprise that so many people are drawn to this city year after year, it is almost like a spell that it is hard to break. A true indulgence and fascinating story to tell after every visit no matter what time of the year you visit, highly recommended!
Venice offers year round escapes for a short break in beautiful, historic and tranquil surroundings. A short break in the magnificent city built on the water provides a great opportunity to get away from the daily stress of modern life for a few nights of luxury and traditional Italian hospitality. In Venice, you drift along the canals by gondola and float back in time as you admire Byzantine, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. It is simply the romance capital of the world built on water, with traffic free streets crowded by people enjoying this amazing treasure on earth.
Whether you are standing in the famous St. Mark’s Square in Venice mesmerised by the view; enjoying your Italian coffee at one of the many small cafes and bars overlooking the cool waters of the lagoon, or indulging a classical music concert in one of the small churches, you are sure to have a satisfying stay.
Venice At A Glance
Venice is Best Known For: Great Culture
Average Flight Time from the UK to Venice: 2hours 10mins
What to See in Venice: Get around on a Gondola, St. Mark square, birds eye view from the Campanile tower, go down Grand Canal, Experience Vivaldi
What to Eat in Venice: Seafood dishes – sarde in soar (sardines cooked with onions, raisins, and pine nuts), spaghetti in nero di sepia (squid ink sauce), fritto misto (deep-fried seafood)