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Venice things to do & places to visit

Venice, like a mysterious stranger, captivates at first sight. It is a city where you can endlessly wander through the narrow streets, take a romantic gondola ride, try delicious local cuisine and, for sure, fall in love.

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Take a gondola ride through Venice canals in Venice
Kateryna Plakhotna Take a gondola ride through Venice canals#1 of 34 things to do in Venice

A romantic gondola ride under the moon light will win the heart of every girl;-)

How much: from 80 euros#unusual#authentic#strolling#views#selfie#romanticVenice
Drive a motor boat through Venice canals in Venice
oddviser Drive a motor boat through Venice canals#2 of 34 things to do in Venice

Go on a motor boat in the most secret places of the Venice lagoon.

How much: from 35 euros#authentic#strollingVenice
Take a walk through the Rialto Bridge in Venice
Eugene Krasowski Take a walk through the Rialto Bridge#3 of 34 things to do in Venice

Take a walk through the most famous bridge in Venice, which has become its identification mark!

How much: free#bridges#sightsRialto Bridge
Climb the bell tower of the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice
Eugene Krasowski Climb the bell tower of the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore#4 of 34 things to do in Venice

Сlimb the bell tower and you will see the most beautiful panorama of the city!

How much: from 8 euros#views#selfieChurch of San Giorgio Maggiore
Climb the Campanile of the St. Mark's Basilica in Venice
Kateryna Plakhotna Climb the Campanile of the St. Mark's Basilica#5 of 34 things to do in Venice

Climb the bell tower of the St. Mark's Basilica, and see the best bird's eye view of Venice!

How much: from 8 euros#authentic#views#selfieSt. Mark's Campanile
Try gelato in Venice
Kateryna Plakhotna Try gelato#6 of 34 things to do in Venice

Do not forget to look in one of the quiet cafes, take an unusual type of ice cream, which is not available for sale in other cities around the world.

How much: from 3 euros#authentic#cuisineVenice
Take a walk through the Doge's Palace in Venice
oddviser Take a walk through the Doge's Palace#7 of 34 things to do in Venice

Take a walk through the halls of the main building of Venice, see the Gold stairs and Bridge of Sighs.

How much: from 19 euros#authentic#strollingDoge's Palace
Ride the vaporetto in Venice
Kateryna Plakhotna Ride the vaporetto#8 of 34 things to do in Venice

Ride on an unusual transport - the vaporetto, and enjoy the beauty of the Venetian Lagoon!

How much: from 7 euros#authentic#strollingVenice
Listen to Holy Masse in the basilica San Marco in Venice
Mickey Collins Listen to Holy Masse in the basilica San Marco#9 of 34 things to do in Venice

Mingle with the locals and listen to Holy Masse in the basilica San Marco, like a true Venetian.

How much: free#authentic#free#cultural#mysticSt. Mark's Basilica
Watch the opera at La Fenice in Venice
oddviser Watch the opera at La Fenice#10 of 34 things to do in Venice

Watch the opera at La Fenice, the theater, where the premiere of the most famous Verdi's operas were hosted.

How much: price unknown#cultural#romantic#luxuryLa Fenice Theatre
Try Bellini cocktail in Venice
Eugene Krasowski Try Bellini cocktail#11 of 34 things to do in Venice

Try the best Venice cocktail according to Hemingway and Chaplin in a place where it was invented - at Harry's Bar.

How much: from 17 euros#authentic#cuisineHarry’s Bar
Kiss under the Bridge of Sighs in Venice
oddviser Kiss under the Bridge of Sighs#12 of 34 things to do in Venice

Give your loved one a passionate kiss under the Bridge of Sighs, renting a gondola.

How much: from 80 euros#authentic#strolling#selfie#romanticBridge of Sighs
Listen to the orchestra of St. Mark's square in Venice
oddviser Listen to the orchestra of St. Mark's square#13 of 34 things to do in Venice

In the evening on the St. Mark's square you will hear the orchestras' competition of the restaurants.

How much: free#authentic#free#cultural#shows#romanticPiazza San Marco
Try spritz in Venice
Melissa Clark Try spritz#14 of 34 things to do in Venice

Enjoy the taste of a cocktail-aperitif Spritz, that was the most favourite Ernest Hemingway and Francis Fitzgerald's beverage.

How much: from 3 euros#cuisine#adultVenice
See a sunset on the waterfront in Venice
Eugene Krasowski See a sunset on the waterfront#15 of 34 things to do in Venice

See how the St. Mark's Basilica's silhouette appears on the background haze of sunset, Venice dons a new decoration and becomes Queen of the seas!

How much: free#free#nature#romantic#phenomenonsRiva degli Schiavoni
Try Prosecco in Venice
JDI Try Prosecco#16 of 34 things to do in Venice

Try the best Venetian sparkling wine - Prosecco, take cicchetti and plunge into the evening atmosphere in Venice.

How much: from 14 euros#cuisine#souvenirs#adultVenice
Take part in Venice Carnival in Venice
JDI Take part in Venice Carnival#17 of 34 things to do in Venice

Buy luxury mask, choose an interesting costume - and conquer the Venice Carnival!

How much: free#unusual#authentic#cultural#shows#holidays#selfieVenice
Get out of the Borges Labyrinth in Venice
oddviser Get out of the Borges Labyrinth#18 of 34 things to do in Venice

Get out of a tangled Borges Labyrinth, find out about the existence of parallel realities, and unravel the mysteries of Time!

How much: from 10 euros#unusual#strolling#mystic#selfieThe Borges Labyrinth
Try polenta in Venice
Joan Naples Try polenta#19 of 34 things to do in Venice

Order the favorite Venetian side dish - polenta, prepared according to old recipe.

How much: price unknown#cuisineVenice
Try buranelli in Venice
oddviser Try buranelli#20 of 34 things to do in Venice

Buranelli are local Burano cookies, are prepared only on Burano island and you should definitely enjoy it with a cup of coffee.

How much: price unknown#authentic#cuisine#souvenirsBurano island
Buy Murano glass in Venice
JDI Buy Murano glass#21 of 34 things to do in Venice

Bring your loved ones the main souvenir of Venice — Murano glass.

How much: from 15 euros#authentic#souvenirs#luxuryMurano Island
Try focaccia in Venice
oddviser Try focaccia#22 of 34 things to do in Venice

In Venice you should definitely try the Venetian cake, which is considered the forerunner of the pizza.

How much: from 2 euros#cuisineVenice
Buy a Venetian mask in Venice
Mickey Collins Buy a Venetian mask#23 of 34 things to do in Venice

Venetian mask is one of the most brilliant souvenir that you can find in Venice.

How much: price unknown#authentic#souvenirs#selfieVenice
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Places to visit in Venice 16

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Harry’s Bar
Harry’s Bar#1 of 16 places to visit in Venice

This is a favorite Hemingway and Chaplin's place in Venice, you can buy the famous cocktail here and merge with the locals with the sounds of soothing music.

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Burano island
Burano island#2 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Burano island is situated near Torcello at the northern end of the Lagoon and is known for its colorful houses and lace.

#islandsVenice
Piazza San Marco
Piazza San Marco#3 of 16 places to visit in Venice

St. Mark's Square it the main square in Venice. It is one of the most beautiful square in the world.

#squares#sightsVenice
Rialto Bridge
Rialto Bridge#4 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Rialto Bridge is the first and most famous bridge in Venice, it emblazoned on every postcard and souvenir magnet around the city.

#bridges#viewpoints#sightsVenice
Church of San Giorgio Maggiore
Church of San Giorgio Maggiore#5 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Church of San Giorgio Maggiore is the central building on a small island on the Venice Lagoon.

#churches#viewpoints#sightsVenice
St. Mark's Campanile
St. Mark's Campanile#6 of 16 places to visit in Venice

St Mark's Campanile is the bell tower of St Mark's Basilica. The tower is about 100 metres tall and stands alone in a corner of St Mark's Square.

#bell-towers#viewpoints#sightsVenice
Doge's Palace
Doge's Palace#7 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Doge's Palace is the brightest monument of Italian Gothic architecture, is considered one of the main attractions of the city.

#palaces#sightsVenice
La Fenice Theatre
La Fenice Theatre#8 of 16 places to visit in Venice

La Fenice Opera House opened in Venice in the late 18th century and two famous operas of the world - "Rigoletto" and "La Traviata" were premiered here.

#theaters#sightsVenice
Bridge of Sighs
Bridge of Sighs#9 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Bridge of Sighs is a bright tourist attraction of Venice, under which all the lovers kissing during a romantic stroll on a gondola.

#bridges#sightsVenice
St. Mark's Basilica
St. Mark's Basilica#10 of 16 places to visit in Venice

St. Mark's Basilica is the cathedral church, a striking example of Italo-Byzantine architecture. Located on St. Mark's Square, near the Doge's Palace.

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Murano Island
Murano Island#11 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Murano glass is appreciated all over the world, and it is produced in only one place - on the Murano island, where you can still find small shops, concealing the spirit of old times.

#islandsVenice
The Borges Labyrinth
The Borges Labyrinth#12 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Borges' Labyrinth was open to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of celebrated Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges. It is a huge puzzle not everyone can solve.

#mazes#sightsVenice
Riva degli Schiavoni
Riva degli Schiavoni#13 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Riva degli Schiavoni is a cozy and beautiful place, although often filled with tourists. There are wonderful views of the sunset on this embankment.

#waterfronts#sightsVenice
The church of Santa Maria della Pietà
The church of Santa Maria della Pietà#14 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Church of Santa Maria della Pieta is a prominent building in Venice. Vivaldi worked here and there are many Vivaldi concers in this church.

#churches#sightsVenice
Libreria Acqua Alta
Libreria Acqua Alta#15 of 16 places to visit in Venice

Acqua Alta bookstore is one of the most unusual places in Venice, where tourists come because of rare books and atmosphere.

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White Gelateria
White Gelateria#16 of 16 places to visit in Venice

This gelateria has very unusual concept - here you can try to make your own ice cream.

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Tours & excursions in Venice 7

Venice islands boat tour
Venice islands boat tour

An excursion to explore the lagoon of Venice and the most beautiful and little known islands that scattered on it, on board of Eolo 2 boat!

Price unknown#tours
Grand Canal boat tour
Grand Canal boat tour

We propose you to cross this spectacular waterway in a comfortable private speedboat that will allow you to admire the city of Venice with calm.

Price unknown#tours
Photographic tour in Venice on a boat
Photographic tour in Venice on a boat

This tour consists of a 3-hour leisurely walk incorporating a photographic workshop with photographer Nicolò Gemin, well known Venetian photographer.

Price unknown#tours
Cooking Class
Cooking Class

This cooking class is a great chance to learn local recipes and it is the best way to really know Venice more authentic life and to learn how to cook as a native.

Price unknown#tours
Rowing lesson
Rowing lesson

Why do not try the thrill of being a gondolier? Become an active part and leadrnthe boat like a true Venetian, is, without doubt, a unique experience to live in Venice!

Price unknown#tours#active
Venice Photo Walk and Tour
Venice Photo Walk and Tour

Discover the real Venice and improve your photography! Exclusive private photography workshop tour and photo walk in secret and hidden Venice.

Price from 300 euros#tours#photo#workshops
St. Marks Cathedral and its Treasures Skip the Line Tour
St. Marks Cathedral and its Treasures Skip the Line Tour

Great tour with interesting guides who will tell you about all the mysteries and secrets of the main basilica of Venice!

Price from 21.5 euro#tours#historical#sights

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