Lost in the canals of Venice
A unique destination, Venice is one of the most popular cities to visit in Italy. The best way to wander the city is getting lost in the maze of narrow, cobblestone streets or taking a romantic ride on a gondola through the canals while the songs of the gondolier echo under the Bridge of Sighs. A must-see is in the heart of Venice, simply called “the Piazza”, where you can find three main sights in one location: Basilica San Marco, Doge’s Palace, and the clock tower built in the late 15th century, Torre dell’Orologio.
Grabbing a bite to eat at a local restaurant is the perfect way to end a free walking tour form Freetour.com. The chefs create their menus based on the locally caught fish and seasonal produce from seven centuries-old Rialto Market to ensure their guests have an unforgettable culinary experience. Top off your dining experience with a glass of Italy’s finest wine or indulge in a creamy gelato while taking a stroll across the water on Rialto Bridge.
Day trips across the Grand Canal take you to the smaller islands of Murano and Burano, famous for it’s glass blowing and lace work, respectively. Both are great souvenirs to take home. Burano is also highly recognized for its distinctive, brightly coloured homes and great photo opportunities. Whatever adventure you’re looking for, Venice has something for everyone to enjoy his or her stay.