Venice city breaks
Perhaps the most picturesque and well preserved of the European cities Venice is a beautiful collection of timeless attractions and ancient history. While remaining its iconic feature make no mistake there is much more to Venice than just a gondola on the canal. Virtually the same as it was 600 years ago Venice remains fascinatingly perfect. Steeped in rich culture and a romantic playground for couples, families and friends alike the city is a wonderful mix of historic intrigue and modern fascination.
Truly unique in every way Venice invites you to marvel at the famous landmarks it lays claim to, relax on its iconic canals in a boat and enjoy its exceptional food at your own pace. Marble churches, contemporary art museums and striking architecture populate the city with understated bohemian-chic fashion and individuality taking centre stage. The ideal destination for a unique city break, Venice is everything the visitor wishes it to be and more.
Places to visit and top tips:
- Lose yourself in the backstreets on an afternoon stroll through the city – it is best viewed on foot or by boat from the canal.
- Try the delicious cuisine at the traditional Venetian restaurants and avoid the more touristy ones for the ultimate Venice experience.
- Sample a Bellini where it was invented at Harry’s Bar, or for more reasonably priced beverages take your pick from a vast selection of quaint bars and cafés.
- Relish the rare opportunity to shop in a place where large malls and complexes are nowhere to be seen and traditional, locally owned stores take pride of place.