15 Memorable Things to Do in Venice, Italy

Venice is one of the most bustling tourist destinations in the world, but there’s a good reason to brave the crowds and visit because this is one of the most historic and beautiful cities in Italy.

It’s one of the best Italian cities to visit, and to help you to plan your trip, here are the best things to do in Venice.


There are no cars in the city and the only way to really get around quickly is by boat, so enjoy the gondolas and the ferries as you explore Venice on the water.

Marvel at the Grand Canal

You can visit for free, however, if you want to peruse the museum, you’ll need to pay a small entrance fee.

Visit the Museum inside Basilica di San Marco

Walk Across the Ponte di Rialto

Around the bridge, you can find several local markets, selling souvenirs, food, and handicrafts, and it’s a great spot to soak up the local culture.

View the Bridge of Sighs

Today, it’s a popular tourist attraction, and the best view is from the canal below, where you can hire a gondola to take you under the arches.

Visit the Doge’s Palace

This is the real center of historic Venice, and you can tour through much of the palace, and the courtyards and visit the museums too.

Visit the Galleria dell’Accademia

Here, you can find masterpieces on display from the master Italian artists who created incredible classics and timeless pieces.

Today, you can climb the restored tower for some of the best views out over St Marks's Square and the nearby basilica.

Go to the Top of Campanile di San Marco

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