Venice is a city of islands, famous for its canals and Gondolas. It mesmerizes you with its beauty. It is a cluster of more than 118 islands, connected to each other with 400 bridges. Here is a guide which will help you navigate to the best tourist places, attractions, restaurants and hotels to stay and enjoy.
The best time to visit
This city is most enchanting in spring and autumn. The crowd is at its peak in the summer, which results in shortage of hotel rooms and high prices for the hotels. So if you want a more pleasant and cheaper vacation, you should visit in the months of March or late September to late November.
Places to visit
The city is mystifying with its dark alleys and at the same time welcoming with its large variety of delightful attractions. If you have only a day or two for Venice, then get the gist of this wonderful city by taking a ride up the Grand Canal, spend a captivating hour in Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco, which is the times square of this city. It is beautiful at any time of the day or night. After that, spend your evening discovering the campi and calli of the city.
The famous attractions of the city include Interpreti Veneziani, La Fenice, Palazzo Grassi,Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Punta della Dogana, Doge’s Palace, and much more. Apart from these attractions, one can see the islands in the Venice Lagoon, the Jewish Ghetto, the backstreets and the shops of local neighborhoods.
In a crowded city like Venice, it is very essential to choose your hotel wisely. Most of the tourists choose their hotel in the wrong location and have to face a lot of inconvenience because of that. It is much better to choose the hotel according to hotels for air travelers, hotels near the railroad station and hotels for cruise passengers than by the actual name.
Arrival in Venice
We suggest you travel to Venice by air, rail or cruise. Parking is very expensive and time consuming, so we advise against it. If you are arriving by train, get your reservation for Santa Lucia station of Venice.
If your mode of transportation is by air, you can enjoy a breath taking aerial view of the island of Venice Lagoons and dolomites. Getting off at Marco Polo Airport and arriving via Alilaguna airport is one of the spectacular ways to arrive in this magical city.
In the city you will have to do a lot of walking or else take the slow and expensive water taxis for roaming around this city of canals.
Here is a short overview to explore your way through the bridges and canals of this wonderful city and have an enthralling vacation filled with love and enjoyment.