Things you didn't know about Venice

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Venice is known for gondola trips, romantic ballads and gourmet restaurants. Many people travel to Venice to celebrate their wedding anniversary but their honeymoon. Therefore, the city becomes a popular spot for tourists which all its charm. What many people do not know, however, is that the city is full of hidden facets.

A dream destination in winter

Venice in winter is a destination that can be full of surprises. The season is not necessarily the wisest weather level since it can be very cold and wet with a high risk of aqua alta. But chance sometimes makes things right.

A trip to Venice during this season will make you enjoy a different atmosphere, alternating a slight morning mist romantic wish, a bright blue sky almost permanent in the afternoon and a single night of real fog. In winter too, the tranquility of the region is unique. It will undoubtedly charm you by its calm and mysterious side.

Various activities to do with family, as a couple, or alone

Everyone in Venice strolls with pleasure while wandering their smile in the romantic streets along the Venetian canals. 

  • The romantic Venice

The gondolas are the symbol of romanticism. The standing gondolier will take you with his special technique of "Venetian swimming" in smaller romantic channels. By vaporetto you can sail on the Grand Canal, the grand artery of the 100 palaces, "the most beautiful street in the world". 

  • The history and culture of Venice

The historical and cultural heritage of the Serenissima is magnificent. There are Doges Palace, Gothic building of pink marble and lace, and the marvelous basilica of Saint Marc with its five portals and magnificent cupolas. There are more than 95 churches and 20 museums at your disposal. 

  • Art events and shows in Venice

Lovers of avant-garde culture you will enjoy participating in the Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art, a festival of international contemporary art. You can admire the masterpieces of Venetian painters such as Veronese, Titian, Tintoretto, Giorgione, Bellini.

You can also admire foreign painters in love with the serene, such as Dürer, Turner, Whistler, Monet, Sargent. Venetian festivals can also be a reason to come or return to Venice. Festa del Redentore, Regata Storica, Festa delle Madonna della Salute, Vogalonga, Sensa, epiphany regattas, are all new reasons to go to Venice. 

  • The Venice Carnival

The historic and festive atmosphere of the Venice Carnival can give your stay a unique and magical character. 

  • Shopping in Venice

The Murano glass objects remain the symbol of Venice and you can really discover beautiful pieces. Burano lace and Venetian masks can also be very special memories of your stay in Venice.

Go to Venice at a unique price

Once in Venice, you will always have exciting activities to fill the day. And who says activities say money? If you are traveling in group or just alone, saving on certain points of the trip will allow you to fully live your Venetian trip.

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