Venice Travel Tips

Unusual Attractions in Venice

By Viator, March 2015

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2709 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

It?s easy to get off the beaten path in Venice ? just ignore the yellow signs pointing to the Rialto or San Marco or the train station and, hey presto, you?ll be lost and away from the madding crowd ...  Read more

Day Trips from Venice

By Viator, March 2015

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 3383 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For many travelers, Venice itself is a day trip from elsewhere ? but if you?re spending several days in Venice itself, you may be looking for day trip options in the area. Here are some of the best ...  Read more

3 Days in Venice: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 8521 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Take time to meander - losing yourself in the maze of canals and lanes is one of Venice's principal pleasures. The cluster of sights around the Piazza San Marco are heart-clutchingly beautiful, but ...  Read more

Gondola Rides & Canal Tours

By Viator, March 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 6411 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Water is a fundamental element of Venice. While in any other city you might take a bus or the subway to get where you?re going, in Venice it?s the boat that reigns supreme. No doubt the most ...  Read more

Venice Walking Tours

By Viator, January 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 6600 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The ancient city of Venice, named after the goddess Venus, is a treasure trove of sites to see and visit. Built over 117 islands in the middle of a lagoon, you might think that the city could only ...  Read more

Venice Art & History Tours

By Viator, January 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3478 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Any town with a couple of canals can claim to be the Venice of the North, the Venice of the East or the Venice of Minnesota. But there will only ever be one Venice. The incomparable architecture ...  Read more

Venice Carnival

By Viator, January 2015

Tours & Tickets

In stark contrast to Carnival festivities in Rio, New Orleans and elsewhere, the Carnival of Venice, like the city that hosts it, is as much a period piece as it is a hedonistic celebration. Banned ...  Read more

Venice Wine Tours

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 175 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While historic Venice itself is enough to make your trip worthwhile, if you have any love of wine at all you should take the opportunity to head inland for a day or so and see where those whites and ...  Read more

Exploring the Veneto Region

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 476 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Veneto region in northeastern Italy contains one of the country?s most popular tourist destinations - the city of Venice - but there?s more to see and do in the region than simply swoon over the ...  Read more

The Hill Towns of the Veneto Region

By Viator, December 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 20 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

You may have heard people wax poetic about the hill towns of Tuscany, or perhaps the hill towns of neighboring Umbria, but the entire country of Italy is so mountainous and hilly that there are hill ...  Read more

Eating Cicchetti in Venice

By Viator, July 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 20 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There?s no getting around the fact that Venice, while gorgeous and completely worth every gushing essay written about it, has an over-abundance of mediocre restaurant options. There is, however, good ...  Read more

Gondola Serenade

By Viator, August 2010

4 star rating: Recommended 492 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Sure it can seem a bit kitsch, but you?re in Venice, the sun is shining or it?s a romantically balmy evening, so what do you do? Take a ride in a gondola! Venice is meant to be viewed from the water, ...  Read more

Venice Biennale

By Viator, August 2010

In the world of art, the Venice Biennale has, for over a century now, ranked as one of the most important events in the world. If you are an ambitious contemporary artist, the Venice Biennale is a ...  Read more

Photography Tours in Venice

By ROD C , Australia, March 2012

I am not a very fast learner so I have been on a few photography tours, I think they are the absolute best way to see a new city. The guides seem to know all the secret spots for capturing iconic ...  Read more

Traghetto Crossing (Gondola Alternative!)

By ROD C , Australia, August 2011

Not everyone can afford the traditional 40-minute Gondola Ride that is so emblematic of Venice. Maybe you've splurged on a grand hotel, some gourmet meals, or your budget just doesn't run to that ...  Read more

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