Squatting on more than 100 mini islands, oozing out from the mouth of the serene Adriatic sea, Venice is known to be the capital of Veneto region, located in the northern part of Italy. With romance dangling in the air, this place has managed to be a dream for newly wedded couples due to its iconic atmosphere. Venice is all about canals and boat rides, soaking the serenity of the atmosphere, Grand Canal thoroughfare features multiple Renaissance and quaint gothic palaces.
Some places lure you with its beauty and picturesque scenery along with drenching every bit of your creative soul into the art and history of that place, Venice is indubitably one of them. The awe-inspiring architecture, on the other hand, has swayed the aspiring architects with the refined ancient knowledge that the architects used to possess back then.
Rialto Bridge dangles over the Grand Canal proudly and is known to be one of the most romantic places to take a walk with your partners. This embezzled bridge tethers San Polo to the sestieri of San Marco and has been mended multiple times in the past.
Best Time To Visit-
Although Venice is known to be a city that welcomes its travellers during every time of the year, yet, if you want to take a deep dive into the serenity and enjoy your trip at its best, make sure to pay a visit to this vibrant city when the heat is up. The city is seen to entertain a lot of tourists during the summer months that dusks from June and dawns in July.
However, if you are a party animal and looking forward to the Venice Carnival, make sure to visit the city during the end of February or beginning of March to witness the ultimate music, iconic costume and drench into art.
The most iconic and picturesque scene of Venice comes when you are in the arms of your loved ones, floating on a wooden boat above the water, soaking the scenic beauty of the old monuments lined adjacently to each other on both the sides of the river. Enjoy the sunset when the light rays fall over the thin layer of water giving life in it, the sparkling water, the bright ambience is a must experience.
If you have not visited Doge’s Palace yet, you have to have a good excuse for that. Known to be a former place of justice, this alluring monument is now one of the top attractions in Venice due to its class apart beauty. Enjoy an evening walk with your loved ones in this serene palace.
Basilica Di San Marco
One of the most beautifully built churches in Italy is one of the most visited places in Venice due to its spiritual atmosphere and serenity. The rare architecture of this church is ornate with gold mosaics and alluring painting is what makes this Church the most beautiful.
Piazza San Marco
Situated on the mouth of the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica, this is the busiest public square and one of the most intriguing places in the city. Filled with the chirp of the crowd and local explorers, this is indubitably one of the best places to visit in Venice.
Known to be one of the most renowned art galleries in Italy, this is a paradise for art lovers. The Museum consists of rare paintings from medieval periods and is chronologically arranged to give a clear idea of evolution to its viewers.
Teatro La Fenice
Calling out all the fanatics and night-lovers out there to come and witness the once in a lifetime experience of this opera house which features unique dramas and theatres to entertain the viewers.
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This city is known to be the art capital of the country. Known for its gorgeous architecture as well as busy streets, Florence is one of the best cities in Italy. The city is full of shopping complexes and you can easily cover the whole city within a span of two to three days. For anyone who is a history lover, Florence is the right place for you.
Widely known for its medieval festival, this town is situated at a distance of 17 km from the romantic city of Venice.The Christmas market that takes place in the month of December is something that must not be missed by the travellers visiting Venice.
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Nestled in the heart of the Italian Peninsula, Rome is the capital of the country and one of the most populated cities in Italy. From its rich architecture to rare artefacts, this city is known to possess a history like none other. The picturesque atmosphere, the cold wind blowing and the serene atmosphere is what makes Rome a must-visit place for all the travel fanatics out there. A perfect blend of gothic ruins, jaw-dropping art and lively nights, Rome sets an exemplary example for a place about how it should entertain its travellers.
If you are looking to get away from the mirthful chaos of Venice but witness the beauty of Venice, this is the place you are looking for. Situated at the exterior of the city, this small town has lively evening markets. Marghera means the land of water so be ready to witness the rare beauty of Italy at its best.
Situated on the foot of the serene river Bacchiglione, Padua is known to be the economic hub in the area, the picturesque surrounding, serene river and chirpiness of the ambience is something that must be experienced by every traveller.
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Verona is known for its rich antiquities that belong to the times of the Roman Era and is most popular for the love story of Romeo and Juliet. Verona is one of the sites listed by UNESCO, which implies that the city has a rich cultural heritage and, if you wish to visit the city, then a period of three days would be more than enough to cover the whole town. Verona can be easily accessed from Ravenna via a taxi or a train. So, if you're visiting Ravenna, make sure that you pay a visit to the incredible city of Verona.
Just an hour away from the romantic city of Venice is situated this alluring unexplored town famous for its impeccable winery and beauty. Italy is known for its fine cuisine and rare wine, make sure to keep this place in your list if you want to get a little taste of everything.
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Situated close to Venice, Siena is an exemplary example of time travel. With its gothic buildings and ancient architecture that the town holds, the city loudly gives off a rustic vibe to its visitors. Make sure to witness the horse race that takes place in Sienna along with satisfying your taste buds with the finest cuisine in Italy.
Calling out all the art lovers, Vicenza is a city which will awe-inspire you with the sky-high buildings with fine architecture. The Lavish town will offer some of the best sights for travellers who are visiting Venice, so make sure to keep Vicenza in your ‘places to explore’ list.