The world’s only pedestrian city, Venice is a lovely place to visit, especially during the autumn and spring, as it is too hot and crowded during the summer, and almost empty during the winter. However, it is fair to say that this startling oasis of relaxation and beauty is wonderful at all times, no matter the season.
A city entirely covered by astonishing canals and incredibly beautiful buildings, Venice is the lovers’ paradise. Here is where millions of couples come every year for celebrating their love, initiating their marriages or simply enjoy a fantastic time together in this endlessly romantic place.
Most people associate Italy with delicious pasta and crispy pizzas, but Venice has its own personality when it comes to traditional food. Polenta, cuttlefish ink sauce and risotto, are amazingly tasty foods that are to be found in all traditional restaurants at every street corner. Restaurant Antiche Carampane, Do Leoni, Antico Martini are some of the most exquisite and renowned restaurants in Venice. If you are looking to have an unforgettable culinary experience, than it is highly advisable to try one of these refined restaurants.
One of the best things to do is take a Venice gondola ride and enjoy the breathtaking views of the canals, the astonishing way in which the buildings reflect into the clear water and simply admire this great city.
If you are up for a trip on one of Venice’s magnificent islands, then you should take a boat and head to Torcello, Murano or Burano, three of the most amazing islands in Italy. While Torcello is a serene place, where tourists are more than welcome to come and relax themselves, Murano and Burano are two lively islands, filled with outstanding colorful streets and also some attractions worth visiting. The Lace Museum in Burano and the Glass Museum in Murano, are some of the most impressive landmarks on these terrific islands, so make sure you won’t miss them!
The Doge’s Palace and its secret itineraries have to be part of your trip to Venice! Also, take advantage of the beautiful nights in Venice in order to have a late walk around the city centre, explore the myriad alleys, discover new cafes and pubs, enjoy the lively atmosphere of the plazas and make friends among the sociable locals. They can give you some insights when it comes to the best places to go to, places that are not that famous amid the tourists.
Speaking of bars and pubs, here are some of the best places to go while visiting Venice:
Al Chioschetto is a marvelous pub along the Giudecca Cannal. Ai Do Draghi is an incredible venue that serves an amazing spritz. If you are a fun of live music, than Al Pesador is the place to go. Al Vapore is another exciting bar that plays good music and turns into an amazing club late in the evening.
There are a lot of things to do in Venice apart from visiting monuments, so make sure you will save some time to explore the exhilarating city life!