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Best time to take a vacation to Venice
Best Time to Go
The city is best-visited any time between April to June and September to November, depending on what one desires to do during their Venice vacation. The December to March period is avoided because of heavy downpours that occur. July and August tend to be hot and humid and the local beaches on the mainland are the only refuge. During fall and spring, there are fewer people visiting Venice and the weather is pleasant too, which makes it the ideal time for those wishing to avoid the crowds. May to September is the time to travel to Venice to soak in the ambiance of festivity and revelry.
Insider tips for Venice travel
The Dry Tour in Venice is among the best wine bars in Italy with the best atmosphere.
Taste the crystallized fruit cakes of Pasticceria Tonolo, an over-century old patisserie.
Hostaria da Franz
Trying trademark seafood at Venice is incomplete without trying the risotto alleseppie—rice cooked in cuttlefish ink—at Hostaria da Franz.
Risorante al Buso
For the Venice experience of eating by the beautiful lights of the canal, opt for one of the restaurants that line the Rialto Bridge like Risorante Al Buso.
Pizza al Volo
The huge pizza slices offered at very reasonable prices by Pizza al Volo in Campo Santa Margherita are most welcome.
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The sixteenth century palace in which Hotel Bella Venezia is sited in, has been completely respected and restored in accord with the Italian Belle Arti. The works, ended by the middle of year 2006, have gifted back the ancient splendour to each Venetian bedrooms, rooms... More
Luxury, art, and relaxation await you in Venice, in the roomy polished interiors of the Liassidi Palace Hotel 4 stars, boutique hotel located in an unusually quiet area within in the historical city center, just a few steps away from Saint Mark's Square. The hotel is set... More
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Luxury hotel’s 100 windows overlook Grand Canal in Venetian styleThe Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice features 100 windows that overlook the Grand Canal, where gondolas float by along Venice's main thoroughfare. Inside, guests enjoy... More
Ai Reali Hotel is the newest luxury destination in the heart of Venice. Its strategic location, just a short walk from the Rialto Bridge and Piazza San Marco, making it perfect for a short stay or as a base to explore Venice in its complex entirety. The building that... More
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The Palazzo Odoni 3 star hotel in Venice, Italy, is a great accommodation alternative for those looking to stay in the cent-re of this wonderful city. Holding an unbeatable location, the hotel is easy to reach from most Venice attractions. Situated in the heart of... More
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Float up to contemporary comfort in a 16th century Venice innNestled in the heart of historic Venice between St. Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge, the Starhotels Splendid Venice's building has hosted guests since the 16th century. Fully renovated in 2007, the... More
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Ancient Venice convent now a quiet retreat, near St. Mark’s SquareThe Santa Marina Hotel Venice is in two adjoining buildings that once served as a convent. Guests appreciate the hotel as a quiet retreat from the more crowded tourist areas, in a central... More
Grand Venetian style on the Rio Pruli canalThe Una Hotel Venezia is a historic building that faces the Rio Pruli canal. The hotel has been restored to its ancient grandeur represented in the classic Venetian style. The hotel features 37 rooms and has a well-appointed... More
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Restored 18th century palace honors Venice greats on the Grand CanalStay with Doge, Casanova, Vivaldi and other Venice greats at the Canal Grande Hotel Venice, an elegant 18th century palace on the Grand Canal. Recently restored, the hotel’s rooms are each inspired by... More
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Piazza San Marco
Piazza San Marco, famous from film and probably your dreams, is the place to be for fun and romance.
Regata Storica is a magnificent display on the Canal Grande of about a hundred types of Venetian boats depicting Venice's eventful and rich past.
Voga Longa is the annual boat race on the canals, colorful and exciting.
Visit nearby Murano and Burano, the other more remote inhabited “islands” in Venice.
Walk the Zattere along the Giudecca Canal to view a gondola-in-the-making.
Rialto Bridge on San Polo boasts an 800-year history, great to walk over or ride under.
San Giacomo di Rialto
San Giacomo di Rialto is tentatively dated around 421 AD, making it perhaps the oldest church of Venice.
St. Mark's Basilica
St. Mark's Basilica is one of the most famous Byzantine structures in the world.
Scoula de Grande di San Rocco
Scoula Grande di San Rocco is a guild house with a huge collection of original art all through its interior.
Doge's Palace houses many old institutional chambers and prisons, including the one where Casanova was jailed.
Travelers continually succumb to the alluring charms of Venice, finding themselves involuntarily saying, “Ah, Venice” randomly during their trip. Venice is technically a lagoon city made of over 100 small islands, making it a one-of-a-kind and immensely interesting place to visit. From its world famous canals (rather than regular roads) to its seemingly endless supply of quaint and elegant housing, travel to Venice has to be on any serious European tour. The Canal Grande acts as the city’s main highway, carving a giant ‘S’ through the city. If followed from end to end, a tourist can see the city’s history up-close and personal. Hire a noble gondolier on this journey of sightseeing, or take a more frequent vaporetti (water taxi) to get from restaurant to restaurant and so forth.