Venice attractions and things to do
Rialto bridge (Ponte di Rialto)
This symbol of Venice is hopelessly romantic.
St Mark's Basilica (Basilica di San Marco)
This spectacular Venice landmark glimmers inside and out.
All Venice's finest Renaissance masters in one great treasure trove.
Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
A vast church with a breathtaking collection of masterpieces.
Burano, Mazzorbo & Torcello
A world away from the Venetian crush, the lagoon is sheer watery peace.
Pretty squares hide a history of suffering in the original Ghetto.
Querini Stampalia Museum
Pictures of 18th-century Venetian life in a charming little museum.
Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni
Carpaccio's charming works fill this historic Slav guildhall.
Bustling boat yards, Palladian churches and a host of great eateries.
Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale)
Art-filled halls and dank prisons in the republic's power hub.