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Venice

Venice, La Serenissima, The Floating City… Capital of the Veneto region, the city is famous for its many bridges and canals unifying over 100 islands in the Venice lagoon.

City of historic importance, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with iconic landmarks, exceptional architecture and unique works of art that have attracted tourists from all over the world. Known for the major role it played during the European Renaissance period, Venice has become a living museum and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy. Every year, people flock to the city to experience firsthand its charms and enchantments.

Walking the winding streets of Venice procures a very special feeling of being in another era. The city’s air is filled with mystery and the stones that the buildings are made of almost seem alive, ready to recount the many things they have witnessed over the centuries.

Stick with us as we tell you below all about what to do, see and taste in Venice, and check out the TWISPER app for more place recommendations in the city.

YOUR VENICE BUCKET LIST

01.

Walk across the Rialto

and contemplate the city

02.

Hop on a gondola

to explore the legendary canals

03.

Wander on St. Mark’s Square

and enter the majestic Basilica

04.

Go on a daytrip to Murano

and discover its glass blowing tradition

05.

Visit the Doges’ Palace

to learn about Venetian history

06.

Taste Venetian specialties

in traditional trattorias

To try out

Where to eat

Osteria Alla Frasca

Have a taste of the traditional Venetian gastronomy at this charming and cozy eatery.

Quadri

Perfect restaurant for a chic dinner in an enchanting, lavish décor full of Venetian flair.

Gelatoteca Suso

Famous artisanal gelateria in Venice.

Where to sleep

The Gritti Palace

Luxury hotel on the Grand Canal featured in “Everyone Says I Love You”. Perfect terrace on the water.

Hotel Danieli

Luxury hotel in a 14th century palazzo with views over Venice Lagoon.

San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice

On a private island, it offers a luxurious refuge from the touristic hustle and bustle of Venice.

Where to drink

Caffè Florian

A Venetian institution first opened in 1720 and that has since then remained almost untouched.

Skyline Rooftop Bar

Enjoy a cocktail made by expert bartenders while admiring panoramic views of Venice.

Il Mercante

This hidden gem of a bar provides a peaceful atmosphere and wide range of cocktails.

By TWISPER

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