4 Must-Dos in Venice

    4 MUST-DOS IN VENICE

    One of the most beautiful places on the planet, Venice receives more than a million tourists every year. Venice, the city on water, is a destination which every traveler should have on their bucket list. When you visit Venice, there surely are some obvious dos’ but if you go deep, you’ll find that Venice offers each of her travelers much, much more to experience. Here we list the 4 things which are must dos’ for every person visiting Venice:

    Wandering the lanes

    Venice’s life resides in its lanes, bridges, and canals. After you are finished with the usual itinerary, get going and roam Venice’s quaint lanes. In doing so, you will discover splendid churches with incredible mosaics and paintings which will sweep you off your feet with their artfulness. Stained glass sculptures and Roman architecture of the city will push you to fall in love with Venice. A place of mesmerizing palaces and energy-infusing campi (public squares), each one of Venice’s landmarks is a masterpiece in its own regard. And, lest we forget, you have got to see Venice at twilight; it’s an enthralling experience; the dusk and dark enamoring the city of Venice in moonlight is the stuff of dreams.

    Wandering the lanes

    Visiting Burano and Murano

    Murano and Burano, the seemingly fairy-tale inspired names of these islands attract a farm of visitors to Venice. Why you ask. Well, Murano has infatuating glass workshops while Burano has to-die-for handicraft laces and doilies. Murano’s glass furnaces are created by skilled artisans who have been practicing their art for generations while Burano has the look and feel of an archaic fisher’s town with a Lace Museum for you to enjoy a calm day in. Burano is a couple miles further from Venice, unlike Murano which is close to the city and can be easily reached by the water-bus service.

    Visiting Burano and Murano

    Have the Local Cuisine

    Well, Italy is renowned for its delectable cuisine and Venice is one of Italy’s, so how can the city of love remain behind. Venetian food is incredible. After landscaping the city’s popular restaurants and pizzerias, you should explore the places where Venetians eat day-in and day-out as there you may earn an authentic taste of the local cuisine. If you are looking for a drink, go to Bacaro/Bacari, it serves sumptuous wines and beers along with delicious food. If you are looking though for a family outing, you should go to Osterie and have a nice Venetian meal.

    Have the Local Cuisine

    Explore these Places

    So much to see and so little time! You will feel like this when you visit Venice. One of the most popular attractions in Venice is Libreria Acqua Alta which literally means the library of high water. The bookshop floods at high tide, because of which it earns its aforementioned name. However, since the books at the shop - scores of atlases, dictionaries, art books, biographies, and history books are kept in a gondola, they don’t get wet. You can also visit Dorsoduro in Venice, an area where you will find colorful shops with captivating collections of paintings, antiques, books and even glass sculptures. You can even experience a gondola being constructed from scratch at the Fondamenta Zattere or Squero di San Trovaso.

    Explore these Places

    There’s so much more to do in Venice excluding the above 4 unmissable must-dos’; some of these activities are - a boat tour on the Grand Canal, touring the Rialto Market and its bridge, exploring the Saint Mark’s Basilica, and sailing to the San Giorgio Maggiore Bell Tower. Venice is a treasure cove of tourist attractions and should be seen. Especially, don’t shy from booking a flight to Venice because it’s a long flight. Our tips on surviving a long flight will help you beat down your long flight blues like nothing.

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