The enigmatic city of Venice attracts millions of visitors
each year, all charmed by this alluring and captivating
unique lagoon sanctuary.
Prices are through the roof for property, accommodation
prices are higher than anywhere else in Italy, yet the magic
of Venice is still all too real and apparent as this treasure
trove of art, history, romance and visually breathtaking
scenery continues to attract tourists like bees to honey.
It is worth visiting Venice alone just to take in the atmosphere
and surroundings. To meander down the Grand Canal in a city
whose streets are made of water, whilst century’s
old palatial mansions rise majestically out of the water
on either side and gondola’s pass up and down and
under the numerous bridges is sheer delight.
This is Venice as many will ‘know’ it, but
the city has a vast and colourful history going back centuries
which can be recounted through the its many museums, galleries,
buildings and churches. Venice hosts some of the finest
artwork from the Renaissance period and is the birthplace
of some of the most revered composers and artists of their
Any visitor to Venice will of course be unable to miss
(or leave without seeing) St Mark’s Square and the
Basilica and the Rialto bridge, which are part and parcel
of any tourist itinerary, but Venice has a multitude of
attractions, history and scenery to keep even the most demanding
guest occupied round the clock.
Did you Know?!?
Venice can usually be found at the business end of many
lists and websites of Europe’s best and most romantic
cities to visit.