Enjoy a wonderful weekend break in Venice, Italy!

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Venice “city of water” is one of the most beautiful and romantic city in Europe. This second largest city of Italy is also a atmospheric and achingly beautiful city which provides intrigue, romance and enchantment. Venice is also one of Italy’s treasures which inspired artists, poets and writers for centuries and also a perfect destination to spend romantic and weekend breaks in Venice. Tourist can make their weekend breaks in Venice memorable by exploring the picturesque ancient streets and squares, crossing gorgeous bridges and beautiful canals. It is a truly fascinating city which is packed with wonderful cafes, fascinating small shops, restaurants, hotels, eminent sights, stunning architecture, superb galleries and amazing churches with art treasures.

FAMOUS SIGHTS IN VENICE - Weekend breaks in Venice
POPULAR MUSEUMS IN VENICE - Weekend breaks in Venice
ISLANDS AROUND VENICE - Weekend breaks in Venice
HOTELS IN VENICE - Weekend breaks in Venice

Tourist who enjoying weekend breaks in Venice can find that it is a unique city which is made up of a hundred islands those are connected by tiny bridges. The fascinating city of Venice in northern Italy one of Italy’s most popular tourist destinations which attract every year thousands of tourist to spend long holidays and weekend breaks in Venice. Venice, an astonishing destination offers plenty of cathedrals, museums and attractions to see. During you weekend breaks in Venice you must visit the St Mark’s Square and Basilica, the Rialto Bridge and the Palazzo Ducale those are always crowded with large number of people all the year around from all over the world.

Famous sights in Venice - Weekend breaks in Venice

Venice is home to many sights but during your weekend breaks in Venice you should visit only popular sights in Venice. To enjoy weekend breaks in Venice you can start from the breathtaking 14th century gothic cathedral of Basilica dei Frari, it is a famous sight in Venice which features art works by some of Italy’s greatest artists. St. Mark’s Square is also a must see sight in Venice and here you can also sit down in one of cafes and soak up the atmosphere of this incredible location. From the top of Basilica’s Campanile bell tower you can see the splendid views of the city. To enjoy the tremendous renaissance architecture of Venice, Cruise along the Grand Canal is a best and popular way.

Popular Museums in Venice - Weekend breaks in Venice

During your weekend breaks in Venice you will also find that Venice is bursting with a wonderful array of culture and history and can be best explored by foot. Venice is also a city where you can visit many art and historical museums & galleries. Marciano museum in Venice is a popular museum in Venice which is known for its 12th century Byzantine sculptures, 13th-century Gobelin tapestries and 14th-century Baptistery mosaic fragments. Naval History Museum is another interesting museum in Venice, and the gilded model of the Bucintoro, the great ship of the doge is the main attraction of this museum. If you are interested to know about the 14th to 18th century art history then you should visit the Gallerie dell’ Accademia, during your weekend breaks in Venice. In the end you should visit the Correr Museum, which is diverse mixture of historical items and wonderful works of art.

Islands around Venice - Weekend breaks in Venice

After visiting the maze of old buildings and canals in Venice, during your weekend breaks in Venice you can also visit island around Venice. The city itself is comprised of 117 islands in the Venetina Lagoon and among and them Murano, Burano and Torcello are the traditional tourist destinations among the islands. Murano is an island which is known for its hand blown glass and littered with shops full of beautiful glass art. Burano is a very beautiful island in Venice because it has small brightly painted houses, it is also famous for the production of handmade needle-laces. Torcello is a very romantic and fascinating island in the lagoon. It is a practically uninhabited island which still has a lot of archeological proof of its glorious past.

Some good hotels in Venice - Weekend breaks in Venice

Venice offers very good accommodation options to visitors who enjoy city breaks and weekend breaks in Venice. Like Hotel Continental is one of the best hotels in Venice. It is located in an old and historic Venecian Palace of XVIII century. It is a three star hotel in Venice which provides best comfort to its guest who enjoy weekend breaks in Venice, because the hotel is situated very close to the station, Grand Canal and famous sights in Venice. It offers 34 well decorated rooms with all modern facilities including hair dryer, direct telephone, Satellite TV, security box and mini-bar and the hotel also provides an Inner Restaurant with canal view to its clients who spending weekend breaks in Venice.

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