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Venice is categorised as Heritage

Murano Views
Gondola on Grand Canal (Photo Courtesy: Saffron Blaze)
Gondola on Grand Canal at Night (Photo Courtesy: chensiyuan)
Gondolas on Grand Canal (Photo Courtesy: Saffron Blaze)
Cinque Terre (Photo Courtesy: Mike.albrecht)
Grand Canal Boat Trip (Photo Courtesy: Saffron Blaze)
Torcello Island (Photo Courtesy: Godromil)
Burano Island (Photo Courtesy: Unofeld781)
Doge’s Palace
Interior of Teatro La Fenice (Photo Courtesy: Andreas Praefcke)
Juliet’s Balcony (Photo Courtesy: Uwe Hermann)
Piazza delleErbe
Saint Mark's Basilica (Photo Courtesy: Andreas)
The Arena (Photo Courtesy: chensiyuan)
The Campanile (Photo Courtesy: Ipaat)
The Rialto Bridge (Photo Courtesy: Chene Beck)
Valpolicella wine route (Photo Courtesy: NuKeglus)

Reasons to Visit
  • Venice is renowned for its canal network within its city and considered one of the most romantic destinations in the world.
  • Venice has retained its architecture which is 600 years old.
  • The city comprises of 118 islands in the main district called "Sestieri" and they are: Cannaregio, Castello, Dorsoduro, San Polo, Santa Croce and San Marco, where the main monuments and sights are located.
Know It
  • Venice is a lagoon, enjoy the special transportation through boats or commonly called as Vaporetti (Water taxis).
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Venice
  • Venice is connected by Air with New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin (Ernakulam), Hyderabad, Kolkata

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  • Amazing Europe Van Tour (11 Nights)
  • European Allure (10 Nights)
  • European Dreams (12 Nights)
  • Italian Delight (7 Nights)
  • Pearls Of Italy (9 Nights)

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  • Understanding Italy - An Indian Perspective

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    The Cathedral is famous for its bronze and gold gilded horses which still stand. It is renowned worldwide for its treasures and the story behind the structure. Make sure you book in advance and a few places inside the church have and entry fee. The architecture it a typical Greek Hellenistic.
    Roman Catholic Church
    It is one of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. It is the oldest bridge across the canal, and was the dividing line for the districts of San Marco and San Polo. The Grand Canal is the busiest canal in the lagoon and one can see many attractions including the Bridge by hiring a taxi or a Gondola around the Canal. Do not miss the opportunity to explore the canal post sunset and admire the Venetian architecture when it is illuminated.
    Historic Site
    The Grand Canal Boat Trip provides an ideal sightseeing opportunity to explore the city of Venice for first time visitors. Sail down the famous Grand Canal at a relaxed pace and explore the magnificent palaces, churches, bridges and other famous monuments of Venice. Understand the rich history and evolution of Venice on this interesting boat tour of Venice.
    The magnificent opera house in Venice, Teatro La Fenice is one of the most famous theatres in Europe featuring some of the most famous operatic premieres. Its name reflects its role in permitting an opera company to "rise from the ashes" as it has burned and been rebuilt twice more. It reopened in 2003 with the inauguration concert of Beethoven, Wagner, and Stravinsky.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Live Performances
    Climb or take the elevator on top of the bell-tower near the Saint Mark's Basilicato get the most picturesque view of the main attractions in Venice such as the Cathedral, Doge's palace and St. Mark's Square.
    Historic Site
    If you have come to Italy, you have to try the Gelato! Most Venetians agree that some of the city's best gelato is served in Boutique del Gelato, a tiny outlet on busy salizzada San Lio.
    The Palazzo Ducale, or Doge's Palace, was the seat of the government of Venice for centuries. Right next to St. Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace is the second most important attraction in Venice. It was built in the 17th century with pink stone and Greek Gothic architecture. The most popular and enjoyable stop on the tour is when you get to walk over the famous Bridge of Sighs or the city jail.
    Historic Site
    Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence provides the perfect opportunity to explore the Italian Riviera. Cinque Terre is an UNESCO World Heritage listed rugged portion of the coast on the Italian Riviera. The tour includes visit to 5 of the area's most famous fishing villages, Vernazza, Monterosso, Manarola and Riomaggiore. Explore the stunning natural beauty of the Italian Riviera and the charming alleys and beautiful architecture of old-world Italy.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
    Torcello Island is a quaint sparsely populated island at the northern end of the Venetian Lagoon. The island is famous for being the oldest continuously populated region of Venice. The Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta is the most popular attraction of the lagoon.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    One of the very scenic and vibrant places of Venice, Burano Island is a less crowded island with cartoonish colourful buildings. You can hire a Gondola if you have the budget and enjoy a ride through the canal adjacent to it. You can also enjoy a quiet walk along the canal and admire the picturesque view.
    Lake or Riverside
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    Take a Motor launch ride down to one of the Lagoons a kilometre away from the main city to visit the famous glass factory of Italy. You can see how the artists create glass artefacts and purchase the ones that fascinate your eye.
    Factory Visit
    Verona, the famous sets of the epic play, Romeo and Juliet, is a very pleasant place to visit. You can plan for an overnight stay or a 1 day visit from Venice/Milan. Perched on the banks of River the Adige River. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a cosmopolitan crossroads, especially in summer when the 2000-year-old arena hosts opera's biggest names.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
    The biggest Roman court in the city, the square has been the epicentre of the city's political and economic life. You can catch a meal at one of the street cafes during your tour across the city. There is a monument for the Italian poet BertoBarbarani (1872-1945) at the south-east-end of Piazza Erbe. When you see his statue, you are sure to have found the right side-street leading you towards the famous balcony of Juliet.
    Historic Site
    The balcony was a part of Zeffirelli's film Romeo and Juliet in 1968, an adaptation of the famous Shakespearean play. Not from the fourteenth century, of course, but from the twentieth, when it was built and used for the love scene. You can get onto the balcony and take romantic pictures or pose like Juliet right from the movie. The balcony overlooks a tiny courtyard containing a statue of Juliet and the walls hold a number of graffiti, love messages to Juliet and a number of trinkets left by visitors here.
    Historic Site
    The Roman amphitheatre, the Arena, is the most renowned Veronese monument. Today the Arena is set in the historical centre and acts as a backdrop for Piazza Brà. The monument dates back to the year 30 A.D and it is big enough for 25.000 visitors today.
    Historic Site
    If you plan to stay back for the night, drive to the nearby valley Valpolicella, famous for its wines: Amarone, Recioto and valpolicella as well as for its ancient villas. Beside wine, Valpolicella offers a wide variety of local cheese. Monte Veronese is s typical cheese produced in mountains of Verona. Try the Risotto all'Amarone: Risotto made with Valpolicella top wine: the Amarone.
    Vineyard Visit
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    Village Visit
    Discover Venice & Gondola Ride offers an interesting way of exploring Venice through an enchanting Gondola Ride and a walking tour. Discover the narrow lanes, the hidden piazzas, and the grand churches of Venice and learn about the stories behind them in the walking tour. During the walking tour you will explore Teatro La Fenice, the Scala del Bovolo, and the famous Rialto Bridge. After the walking tour embark on a leisurely Gondola ride, gliding along the renowned Grand Canal, a must-do experience in Venice.
    Walking, Village Visit
    Village Visit

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  • Venice Marco Polo Airport ( VCE ) , Venice
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