10 GREAT THINGS TO DO IN VENICE
1 - San Marco Square, visit at the Cathedral, up to bell tower, Doge’s Palace and its Secret Itineraries.
A must on the first day!
2 - Grand Canal and its wonderful palaces – Vaporetto Tour, line 1
The easiest and most effective way to explore Venice is by walk, but to admire the majestic palaces that overlook the Grand Canal a vaporetto tour – line 1 - can be a good idea.
3 - Walking around the Rialto Market
To learn about the Venetian culture a walk to Rialto market is needed, existing for over a thousand years, where you can find fruits and vegetables, but especially fresh fish. It 'a real treat to wander among its colorful stalls to discover local products, such as the "baby artichokes", "bruscandoli" and "sparesee."
In the evening Rialto is populated by young people, and you can dine at one of the many restaurants with stunning views.
4 - Museums and Concerts
Academy of Art, Ca 'Rezzonico, Ca' D'Oro, Museo Correr, Peggy Guggenheim, San Rocco, the Natural History Museum, Punta della Dogana.
Teatro la Fenice, Musica a Palazzo.
5 - Walking Tour
There is nothing better than getting lost in the streets and squares of Venice. Wandering at random through the city you will come across numerous and fascinating fields, palaces, churches and Venetian streets that will reveal the most "hidden" of the city. Let yourself be lulled by the magic of enchanting atmosphere.
- Ghetto Town, Zattere, Via Garibaldi and the gardens of St. Helena.
- Scala Contarini "Del Bovolo"
6 - In the evening
The spritz is our favorite drink and you will find it everywhere. You just have to choose between the variants notes: Aperol, Select, or Bitter! Enjoy!
Hard Rock Cafe, F30, Il Muro, Tarnowska's American Bar
SANTA MARGHERITA and RIALTO
Happy Hour on the Panoramic Terrace Hilton Hotel - Giudecca. Vaporetto stop "Palanca"
7 – Restaurant, bacari and trattorie
Our suggestion is to visit GOOGLE and have your personal idea. Following some of our recommendations.
Da Raffaele (Famiglia Salmaso) - $$ fish/meat
Osteria di Santa Marina -$$$ fish
Agli Alboretti - $$$ fish/meat
Da Rioba - $$ fish
Da Fiore (S. Polo) - $$$ fish
Al Bacareto - $ fish/meat
Osteria L’Orto dei Mori - $$ fish
Vini Da Gigio - $$ fish
Bacari with “cicheti” variety.
Osteria alla Vedova, Al Mercà, Cantina Da Schiavi, Bancogiro - $
Ai Rusteghi - $$
8 - Murano, Burano and Torcello
Murano, famous all over the world for glass workshops.
Burano, for its wonderful colored houses and handmade laces. Don’t forget to buy “bussolà”, typical Burano biscuits.
Torcello, to come back of over 1000 years, imagining Venice beginnings.
9 – Gondola Tours
Don’t miss the unique routes among the magical Lagoon canals, on the romantic gondola!
10 – Lido di Venezia
The golden beach hosting the most prestigious Film Festival in the world.
Don’t forget to buy your VENICE CARD, the best offer for culture, shopping and events in Venice. (CALL CENTER +39 041 24 24 or www.veneziaunica.it)