Visiting Venice
in Style:
Can’t Miss Spots
and Attractions
Fun Facts About
Venice
Venice is located in the Venetian lagoon.
This water wonderland is made
up of 118 small islands.
The city is separated by a maze of canals.
It’s linked by more than 400 bridges.
The Venetian neighborhood
is known as Sestieri.
Part of Venice’s
charm is its
narrow alleys
known as calle,
tiny streets and

bridges in the six
Sestieri.
Favorite Churches
This Italo-Byzantine styled Basilica di
San Marco has been nicknamed as

Chiesa d’Oro (Church of Gold) for its
magnificent...
Located right on the Grand Canal in

the Dosoduoro section of town, the
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute or

simply Sa...
In contrast to the extravagant styles of
the Basilica San Marco and the Salute
churches stands San Giorgio

Maggiore, a ma...
Cultural Outings
Le Gondole di Venezia
The gondola, piloted by a stripe-clad
Venetian, is perhaps the most iconic
symbol of this watery city known as
Serenissima...
A must for any

visitor to Venice,
a gondola ride is

approx. €80 for
40 minutes as set

by the city
government.
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection
is an extraordinary collection of
contemporary art that includes works
by artistic greats ...
Palazzo Venier dei Leoni on the Grand Canal.
Wear your most

stylish dress and
mingle with the

most elegant
Venetians at the
Teatro La Fenice.
The ornate theatre is one of the most

important opera houses in Venice and
Europe. You can also take a

scheduled tour of...
The Venetian Way
of Life
Make an early start to your day and
head to the colorful Rialto market in

the San Polo neighborhood. Fruits,
vegetable an...
 Rialto

market picture
The irregular-shaped Campo Santa
Margherita is located on the Dosoduoro

neighborhood. Daily food markets being
set up, lo...
Pic of campo santa margerhita
Venetians tell the story of local wine
sellers placing their barrels in the
shade of the bell tower in Piazza San

Marco t...
This is how the
Pic of andare…

phrase andare alle
ombre – let’s meet
in the shade – came
to mean meeting for
a drink and ...
Stylish Sips
The vast and dramatic
Piazza San Marco is

filled with stylish
stores and historic

cafes. The best
place for a top notch
...
Located at the
bustling Piazza San
Marco, Café Florian
has been part of the
Venetian culture
since 1720.
Room after room of

faded frescos, velvet
couches and marble

topped tables make Café
Florian one of the coziest
spots for...
Historic, elegant and
iconic, Harry’s Bar at the
Cipriani hotel is a
national landmark. Sit at
the long wooden bar and
ord...
Make the most of your euros and
visit the Venice Connected
website to purchase vaporetto

(water taxi) tickets ahead of ti...
For more information
about Italy travel,
visit our website
www.touritalynow.com
or call our travel experts
at 800.955.4418...
Photo references
Peggy Guggenheim Collection slide 21
http://www.guggenheim.org/venice

Rialto market slide 26
http://obri...
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Visiting Venice in Style: Can't Miss Spots and Attractions

  1. 1. Visiting Venice in Style: Can’t Miss Spots and Attractions
  2. 2. Fun Facts About Venice
  3. 3. Venice is located in the Venetian lagoon.
  4. 4. This water wonderland is made up of 118 small islands.
  5. 5. The city is separated by a maze of canals.
  6. 6. It’s linked by more than 400 bridges.
  7. 7. The Venetian neighborhood is known as Sestieri.
  8. 8. Part of Venice’s charm is its narrow alleys known as calle, tiny streets and bridges in the six Sestieri.
  9. 9. Favorite Churches
  10. 10. This Italo-Byzantine styled Basilica di San Marco has been nicknamed as Chiesa d’Oro (Church of Gold) for its magnificent design, gold round mosaics and its status as a symbol of Venetian wealth and power.
  11. 11. Located right on the Grand Canal in the Dosoduoro section of town, the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute or simply Salute to Venetians, rises up as a testament to the end of a terrible plague in the early1600s.
  12. 12. In contrast to the extravagant styles of the Basilica San Marco and the Salute churches stands San Giorgio Maggiore, a masterpiece of Palladian symmetry and restraint. It is directly located across the Grand Canal from Piazza San Marco.
  13. 13. Cultural Outings
  14. 14. Le Gondole di Venezia
  15. 15. The gondola, piloted by a stripe-clad Venetian, is perhaps the most iconic symbol of this watery city known as Serenissima.
  16. 16. A must for any visitor to Venice, a gondola ride is approx. €80 for 40 minutes as set by the city government.
  17. 17. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is an extraordinary collection of contemporary art that includes works by artistic greats ranging from Duchamp, Mondrian, Kandinsky and Pollock. It is housed in the 18th century Palazzo Venier dei Leoni on the Grand Canal.
  18. 18. Palazzo Venier dei Leoni on the Grand Canal.
  19. 19. Wear your most stylish dress and mingle with the most elegant Venetians at the Teatro La Fenice.
  20. 20. The ornate theatre is one of the most important opera houses in Venice and Europe. You can also take a scheduled tour of this important piece of Venetian history during the day.
  21. 21. The Venetian Way of Life
  22. 22. Make an early start to your day and head to the colorful Rialto market in the San Polo neighborhood. Fruits, vegetable and fish are stacked in artful piles for your viewing pleasure.
  23. 23.  Rialto market picture
  24. 24. The irregular-shaped Campo Santa Margherita is located on the Dosoduoro neighborhood. Daily food markets being set up, locals walking the dogs and picking up the daily paper are what starts the day here. In the evening, stop by for a passigiata and glass of wine.
  25. 25. Pic of campo santa margerhita
  26. 26. Venetians tell the story of local wine sellers placing their barrels in the shade of the bell tower in Piazza San Marco to protect them from heat of the sun.
  27. 27. This is how the Pic of andare… phrase andare alle ombre – let’s meet in the shade – came to mean meeting for a drink and a snack in Venetian dialect.
  28. 28. Stylish Sips
  29. 29. The vast and dramatic Piazza San Marco is filled with stylish stores and historic cafes. The best place for a top notch cocktail is Cafe Quaddri.
  30. 30. Located at the bustling Piazza San Marco, Café Florian has been part of the Venetian culture since 1720.
  31. 31. Room after room of faded frescos, velvet couches and marble topped tables make Café Florian one of the coziest spots for a cup of coffee or an indulgent hot chocolate on a cool day.
  32. 32. Historic, elegant and iconic, Harry’s Bar at the Cipriani hotel is a national landmark. Sit at the long wooden bar and order a bellini, which is made from pureed white peaches and ice cold prosecco.
  33. 33. Make the most of your euros and visit the Venice Connected website to purchase vaporetto (water taxi) tickets ahead of time at a reduced price.
  34. 34. For more information about Italy travel, visit our website www.touritalynow.com or call our travel experts at 800.955.4418.
  35. 35. Photo references Peggy Guggenheim Collection slide 21 http://www.guggenheim.org/venice Rialto market slide 26 http://obriensineurope.blogspot.com/2010/11/rialto-markets-venice.html Campo Santa Margherita slide 28 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AVenice_-_Campo_S._Margherita.jpg Café Florian slide 33 http://www.flickr.com/photos/karlakp/19667820/ Café Florian slide 34 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bc/Florians_cafe.jpg Harry’s Bar slide 35 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/62/Harrysbar.jpg

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