Venice has one of the world’s most challenging city layouts but still manages to look deceptively simple. At a glance, you may perceive it is some large islands wrapped around a sweeping large S curve of the Canale Grande with some 150 other canals crisscrossing their way across the islands connecting a jumble of alleys.… Read the full article
Venice Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
The lovely island cluster of Venice conjures up the image of the most romantic place in the world where every step reveals indescribable reaches. As you float through this city in style in an ornate Gondola across the Grand Canal you can see some of Europe’s finest architecture lined up on its banks in a parade of styles.
Walk through the main city and there are world landmarks like San Marco Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Bridge of Sighs etc. and travel to the lagoon islands to uncover different little worlds of loveliness. Shop for fine lace in Burrano and artisan glass in Murano and fresh fruit and farm produce in the orchard of Venice…. Sant Erasmo.
The Lido resort island, Torcello with its architectural and natural beauty and the luxurious Giudecca ….all clamour for your attention and time. Rejoice in the special culinary delights of Venice…Oca in Onto, Sarde in Soar, exceptional seafood platters and the Venetian Tapa (Chiicchetti) with the lovely white wine…Prosecco. Round off with a gelato or with a goblet of Friuli and take a vaporetto to whichever point in the city catches your fancy.
Venice is full of eclectic wine bars and restored mansions converted to gothic pubs… the nightlife scene here seems to have stepped out of a period movie. Venice is also full of Ostarias and Bacaris …the small dimly lit local bars inside which the true blue Venetians converse, sing, de-stress and ruminate over the fate of their decadently lovely city.
Learn more about the charms, attractions and trials of Venice… the most dramatic of all cities in our exhaustively researched guide to Venice.
Here is a great article to begin your Venice journey: Secrets of Venice Tourism.
Also go through the articles below to keep unfolding the treasures… great attractions & tours, top hotels & dining options of all ranges, shopping, nightlife, best modes of transports and lot more…
What is a Traghetto? Traghetto in Italian means a ‘Ferry’; and that is exactly what they are meant for… ferry or transport passengers from one side of the Grand Canal to the other… that’s it. Traghetti is the plural of Traghetto, just like Vaporetti for Vaporetto. While the traditional gondolas are meant for tourists taking… Read the full article
What are Water Taxis in Venice? Though Venice is synonymous with the gilded Gondola, the humble Motoscafi or the water taxis fill up the major gap for private transfers and tours. They are sometimes referred to as speed boats. The canal-dominated city has two basic conveyance options; foot or water. The water option is mainly… Read the full article
Alilaguna Water Bus Service The company Alilaguna is the only water transport provider that runs water buses from Marco Polo Airport of Venice. These water buses known as Alilaguna Water Boats can carry a large number of passengers. The passenger terminal at Marco Polo Airport has a designated area for Alilaguna Water Boat services (Boat… Read the full article
About Water Buses in Venice The water bus is one of the most popular options of public transport in Venice. These public water ferries are much larger than the water taxis and serve as mass water transport from one place to the other within Venice including its outlying islands. These water buses in Venice operate… Read the full article
The decadently gorgeous city of Venice sprawls across a cluster of 118 small islands all filled with amazing art and architecture. Canals of varying widths and structures connect these islands, so practically the best way to tour Venice is on a boat. Venice has been associated with the Gondola ride in the same way Paris… Read the full article
The capital of northern Italy’s Veneto zone, Venice has conjured up many romantic fantasies in the minds of travellers thanks to its mentions in numerous movies, books and songs. A city spread across 118 tiny islands that are divided by canals and united by bridges has got to be special. The cluster of islands all… Read the full article
Arriving in Venice There are three different ways to get into Venice. You can fly in from almost any part of the world as most of the major cities are directly connected with Marco Polo Airport (VCE) of Venice. Many flights from different European cities and low-cost flights also fly into Treviso Airport in the… Read the full article