Venice is one of the most evocative and romantic settings in the world. People everywhere know to associate Venice with its famous canals and gondolas taking lovers on scenic tours of this historic city. While the gondolas and canals might be the main draw for people on Venice tours, it’s not all that this incredible city has to offer. There are so many things to do in Venice that it’s easy to miss some of the best destinations. That’s why it’s so important to work with an expert when planning your Venice vacation. Venice is the only city of its kind in the world because of the way it was developed - it was built on over 100 islands in a lagoon four kilometers from terra firma and two kilometers from the Adriatic Sea.
A Venice vacation is a unique experience that creates unbelievable memories. The riches of St. Mark's Square alone bear witness to Venice's position as a world power from the 12th to 14th centuries. The Doge' Palace was the official residence of each Venetian ruler (doge) and was founded in the 19th century. The present palace owes its external appearance to the building work of the 14th and early 15th centuries. The entire historic center, crisscrossed by canals connected by hundreds of bridges, is a treasure from the artistic and architectural point of view. The Rialto Bridge is one of Venice's most famous sights, as the bridge offers wonderful place to watch and photograph the constant activity of boats on the Grand Canal. The Bridge of Sighs (1600) was built as passageway between the Palazzo Ducale and the prison. It reportedly took its name from the sighs of prisoners being led to trial. Venice Tour of Murano: Motor launch ride from Venice into open lagoon to Murano. It has been the center of the glassmaking industry since 1291. Visit of a glass factory. Then on to Burano and Torcello, the most colorful lagoon of the islands, where you will visit two architectural masterpieces closely linked with the life and aspirations of the first lagoon settlers.
Selection of all our Venice gondola tours, some including a romantic "serenade" and candle light dinner.
Enjoy true venetian culinary delights via our gastronomy "food and wine tours of Venice.
Choose and book our unique Venice vacation packages and Venice tours. Choose between 2 to 9 day tours of Venice and its regions.
Venice is best experienced while walking. Following is our very best walking tours of Venice.