Visit Venice Italy

Geplaatst op 22-09-2022

Categorie: Reizen en recreatie

Planning a city trip to the most beautiful city in Italy, Venice? Then we are happy to help you on your way with some great tips for sights and activities in Venice Italy. The city of San Marco, gondolas, masks, St Mark's Square and colorful glassware.

What to visit in Venice?

Your starting point for a Venice Italy city trip always starts at the most famous square of the city, namely St. Mark's Square. There are a number of highlights around this world-famous square, of which the richly decorated Basilica of San Marco is the absolute top attraction. You may have to queue for the basilica, but then you will get the necessary splendor to admire. Lover of viewpoints? Then take the time to climb the bell tower (Campanile di Venezia) on St Mark's Square. Adjacent to the basilica is the Doge's Palace, or Palazzo Ducale. Also take a look at the Bridge of Sighs, the bridge between the Doge's Palace and the adjacent prison. Walking through this palace at St Mark's Square you will marvel at the opulence that Venice has known in the past. One area of ​​the palace is even more impressive than the other palace.

More highlights of Venice Italy

For more highlights you should also leave the square and visit and walk the many narrow paths and mazes of Venice Italy. Take a route to the Rialtoburg, the striking bridge over the Grand Canal, Venice's central canal. This one is even more beautiful when you take a gondola ride on the canals. Nice trips here can be the Dorsoduro and Cannaregio districts. Dorsoduro is the student-like and cultural district of Venice, where you will find museums such as the Peggy Guggenheim and the Galleria dell Accademia, but also beautiful churches and an authentic gondola workshop. In Cannaregio you will also find the Jewish Ghetto with synagogues, narrow streets and squares. A nice church in this district is Santa Maria Assunta Detta I Gesuiti.

Even More Things to Do in Venice

In the evening it can be fun to visit Teatro la Fenice, the beautiful opera theater which is characterized by a lot of red velvet and a beautiful roof painting. If you are staying longer in Venice, a boat trip to the colorful islands of Burano and Murano is also a must-see. The colorful houses will provide the most picturesque photos and you can buy the traditional glass blowing here as a souvenir. Lover of the beach? Then you take the boat to the island of Lido di Venezia, the beach island of Venice. In short, you can easily enjoy yourself for a few days in Venice. Welcome to Venice, the most beautiful city in Italy.