Venice Travel Tips

Gondola Rides & Canal Tours

By Viator, September 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 5878 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

3 Days in Venice: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 7780 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

Best of Italy 5 Day Tour

By pchak17 , July 2014

Recently we (i.e. me and my wife) visited Italy. We took the 5 Day Best of Italy Tour by Viator. The booking was smooth and quick. The tour was one of the best we ever had. Driver Mello was ...  Read more

Unusual Attractions in Venice

By Viator, May 2014

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2462 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

Venice Walking Tours

By Viator, May 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 6041 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 Wine Tours

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 126 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 432 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

Day Trips from Venice

By Viator, February 2014

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 3066 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

Venice Carnival

By Viator, December 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

I n 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

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

Very beautiful indeed!

By Dayang , July 2013

It was our 1st experience, both hubby n me.. Venice is such a beautiful place.. So peaceful.. Am going again this November 2012. We are going to make Venice a must visit country yearly! Read more

Eating Cicchetti in Venice

By Viator, July 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 12 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

Skip the Line San Marco Basilica Tour, August 1, 2012

By Vittorio P , July 2013

Wonderful Tour with knowledgable Guide. The Basilica was really crowded and glad we had Skip the Line. Did not enjoy that many tourists were not adhering to the rules of no photos and they were ...  Read more

First-Time Visitor Tips for Venice

By Jessica , USA, March 2013

Venice is simultaneously popular and polarizing. You’ll hear most first-time visitors to Italy say they have to include Venice on their itinerary, but you’ll hardly hear anyone who’s been there have ...  Read more

Torre dell’Orologio: Venice’s Clock Tower

By Jessica , USA, February 2013

Venice‘s most famous square, Piazza San Marco, is home to more than just the beautiful St. Mark’s Basilica and bell tower. Another attraction on the square is the clock tower, Venice’s Torre ...  Read more

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