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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


    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 USD40.88

    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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
    2.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Discover the fascinating stories behind Venice's past on a guided walking tour. Explore the halls and corridors of the Doge’s Palace and marvel at St. Mark's Basilica with your skip-the-line entry tickets.
    English Available


    Sun, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. 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
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. 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


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  7. 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 USD50.79

    1 - 6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)