Ultimate Guide for Your Trip to Venice

Ultimate Guide for Your Trip to Venice, Venice, Italy (B)

There are so many questions when planning a trip to Venice. Will it be crowded? When should I go? What should I see, and how can I get off the beaten path? Whether you are a first-timer or a return visitor, here is my ultimate Venice travel guide.

There is a reason why Venice is so popular with tourists. Or rather, several reasons. Firstly, it is unique, its identity inextricably bound up with the water that surrounds it. That water has been at the heart of Venice’s history and its long maritime heritage. It is also the lifeblood of the city, with canals in place of streets and highways.

Then there is the city itself. The whole of Venice is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a place of staggering beauty and cultural importance. The architecture is remarkably homogenous, the Venetian Gothic style dominating the palazzi, churches and public buildings.

The combined effect is to make Venice a sort of outdoor museum, a place with something to see around every corner. And, if that isn’t enough, there are several important art galleries and museums, and the churches are full of artworks by major Renaissance painters. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ultimate Guide for Your Trip to Venice
Guide Location: Italy » Venice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Karen Warren
Read it on Author's Website: https://bewitchedbyitaly.com/ultimate-guide-trip-to-venice.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Dorsoduro
  • island chain of Giudecca
  • Cannaregio
  • Santa Croce
  • Castello
  • Piazzale Roma
  • Piazza San Marco

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