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VELTRA Venice Top 10 Things to Do
There's no city quite like Venice, and this Italian gem has so much to offer. Experience Venice to the fullest with these must-do activities! Step into architectural masterpieces like St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace, which have remained as elegant as they were centuries ago. Cross the famous waterways on a gondola. Get a taste of local life at the Rialto market or at a visit to a local cicchetteria. Explore nearby islands or take a trip to the Alps.
Make sure to include these things to do on your next trip to Venice!
1. Step into the majestic St. Mark's Basilica to find out why this cathedral is known as the Church of Gold and head up the St Mark's Bell Tower
2. Get a captivating panoramic view of Venice from the Bell Tower of the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore
3. Experience the iconic Venice gondola ride on a private boat or in a small group as you travel along the city's famous canals with a live serenade by the gondolier
4. Marvel at the artistry of the Doge's Palace and get the chance to cross the Bridge of Sighs
5. Discover an unparalleled collection of Renaissance art at the Venice Accademia Gallery
6. Witness the art of glassblowing in Murano, learn about the Burano lacemaking tradition and marvel at Torcello's medieval treasures on a three islands tour
7. Savor a variety of Venetian cicchetti and sip on local wine on a food tour
8. Get a taste of the Italian Alps on a trip from Venice to the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
9. See another side of Venice on a ghost and legends tour
10. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Rialto Market

VELTRA Tip: One of the best times to visit Venice is during the Venice Carnival, usually held two weeks before the start of Lent. This annual festival is a time for people to dress up in costume and don intricate Venetian masks as the city celebrates with parades, shows and special events.
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  1. Escape the crowds and chaos of Venice! Visit the islands of Murano and Burano, centers of traditional Venetian craftsmanship. While there, have the opportunity to watch traditional glass blowing and lace making workshops.
    English Available

    USD39.03

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Enjoy a 30-minute Venice gondola ride through the city’s secluded waterways, passing under small bridges and along quaint parts of the Grand Canal. Learn more about the palaces and attractions with the help of a downloadable mobile guide.

    From USD36.80

    18%
    OFF
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. Get the most out of your money and time on this combo tour! Avoid waiting in long lines at St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace. Explore the Rialto area at your own pace.
    English Available

    From USD79.18

    14%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Venice Legends and Ghosts Walking Tour
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    Enjoy a unique walking tour of Venice at night! Follow the paths and canals along Rialto area, Cannaregio and Castello while listening to mysterious stories of ghosts and legends from an expert guide.
    English Available

    USD29.00

    Tue, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Get the best of 2 tours and save money! Go on a 2-hour walking tour and a 30-minute gondola ride–a perfect combination to see the highlights of the city like St. Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace and more!
    English Available

    From USD54.65

    9%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Experience authentic Venetian cuisine on this guided gastronomic tour of the floating city. Stroll through the Rialto Market, try dishes from Venice's popular spots and get tips on which restaurants to visit on your own.
    English Available

    USD82.53

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Venice Ghost and Legends Night Walking Tour
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    Embark on a spine-tingling stroll through the mysterious alleyways of Venice at night, and explore the canal-lined streets as you hear chilling ghost stories from an expert guide while walking through the city's hidden streets and gloomy cemeteries.
    English Available

    USD27.88

    Wed, Sat
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  8. Go on a quintessential Venetian experience with a gondola ride along the Grand Canal. See Venice's most captivating sites like the Doge's Palace, St. Mark’s Square and more. Then, climb San Giorgio Maggiore's bell tower for a superb view of the city.
    English Available

    USD109.29

    Sun, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. Avoid the long lines when you visit the historic Doge's Palace, the former residence of the "Doge of Venice", with a local guide. Explore the Museo Correr and Venice National Archaeological Museum on this sightseeing tour!
    English Available

    From USD46.84

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Discover the Dolomites, Europe's most beautiful mountain range, on this day tour from Venice! Travel with an expert guide to the Dolomites, Cortina and an alpine village before returning to Venice in just 9 hours.
    English Available

    USD172.86

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    8.5 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Immerse yourself in the Venetian culture as you taste some of the local food delights and the country's regional wines. Get the chance to experience a traghetto ride across the Grand Canal of Venice.
    English Available

    From USD90.33

    10%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  12. Cruise along the famous Grand Canal on a romantic Gondola ride with live serenade! Pass through secret waterways as the sweet melody of Italian songs accompany you in an authentic Venetian experience.
    Meal Provided

    From USD41.15

    10%
    OFF
    Daily
    1 - 6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. Embark on a Gran Turismo motor boat tour and sail through the Venetian Lagoon. Admire the beautiful views and visit three of the best islands around Venice: Murano, Burano and Torcello!

    USD22.30

    Daily
    5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. Discover an open-air market and fascinating sights as you walk through the historic Jewish Quarter of Venice. Visit Venetian wine bars near the market and get to taste traditional Italian snacks and sample authentic Venetian wine.
    English Available

    USD54.65

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
    3 hour(s) (evening)