Thank to its long history and its peculiar urban shape, the city of Venice offers a full range of activities catering to different travelers, from those who are seeking a relaxing day at the beach at the Lido, to those interested in cultural destinations and museums, and those who fancy the best Made in Italy products of this season and local products.
La Serenissima is full of exciting entertainment options and events all year long.
Starting your day in St. Mark's Square, explore Palazzo Ducale and the Secret Itineraries Tour where you can unveil Venice mysteries, or St. Mark's Basilica and its Byzantine Mosaics, St. Mark's Belltower and its views of Venice and the renowned Bridge of Sighs.
Discover the markets at Rialto to savor local delicacies, and take a vaporetto to gaze at the historical palaces. Pause for lunch in one of the many traditional bacari to taste a few cicchettì paired with a bubbly glass of Prosecco.
There is so much to explore in Venice, such as art schools, galleries, museums and churches or one of the best kept secrets in town: the Arsenale, the ancient Venetian shipyards. Search for treasures in hidden antique and boutique shops, where the ancient art of mask making or glass blowing is still alive.
Don't forget to visit the nearby towns, with a day trip you will be able to enjoy many World Heritage sites, such as Verona, Padua, and the small towns of Treviso and Asolo rich of history and beauty.
|Carnival||Jan 31 - Feb 17, 2015|
|Festa della Sensa||May 17, 2015|
|Vogalonga||May 24, 2015|
|Redeemer's Feast||July 18 - 19, 2015|
|Historical Regatta||Sept 6, 2015|
|Festa della Salute||Nov 21, 2014|