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Venice

4.3
City of Romance
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes. This is one of the world's most-visited vacation destinations, with endless places to visit and sights to see, so it often feels like the city has more tourists than residents. Despite this, Venice retains its romantic charm, featuring a picturesque setting on a lagoon, exquisite architecture, and priceless works of art. The entire city is a World Heritage site. The absence of cars makes walking around a particularly pleasant experience. The Rialtine Islands, considered the main part of Venice, are small enough that you can walk from one to the other in about an hour--provided you don't get distracted by the city's gondolas, historical buildings, and restaurants. Use our Italy travel route website to arrange your visit to Venice and other destinations in Italy.
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Popular things to do in Venice

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Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Venice

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Art Museum
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Art Museum
Gallerie dell'Accademia
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Museo Ebraico di Venezia
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Art Museum
Museo Correr
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Venice

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Church
San Giorgio Maggiore
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Architectural Building
Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
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Boat Tour
Like a Venetian
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Venice

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Theme Park
Gardaland Park Castelnuovo del Garda
3.7
Duration: 8 hours
Landmark
Centro Storico Padua
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Church
Scrovegni Chapel Padua
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
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World heritage site
Museo di Castelvecchio Verona
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Venice

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Historic Walking Area
Centro Storico di Venezia
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Church
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
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Historic Site
Squero di San Trovaso
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
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Historic Site
Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo)
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Venice

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Elios Bijoux
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gift & Specialty Shop
Bragora
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gift & Specialty Shop
La Fonderia Artistica Valese
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gift & Specialty Shop
Muranero di Niang Moulaye
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Photography Tour
Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
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Antique Store
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon
4.9
Duration: 1 hour
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Performance
Venice Music Project
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Photography Tour
Better Photo Walks in Venice
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

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