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City break in Venice. Active leisure ideas for Venice - attractions, recreation and nightlife

venice In addition to cultural activities and excursions, Venice can offer its guests numerous ways of interesting pastime. Harry's Bar is one of the most popular nightlife destinations in the city. For many years the club has remained a favorite destination of international celebrities. Fans of gambling are recommended not to forget to visit Casino Municipale, which was opened in 1930. The casino is located in a beautiful historic building and is one of the most important tourist attractions.
Restaurants in Venice deserve the highest praise. Each institution may please its guests by various specialties and friendly atmosphere. Harrys Bar is one of the most popular restaurants … Open
Beach lovers should certainly move their feet to the Lido Island. This is a magnificent place with beautiful beaches. Here you will find various sports equipment rentals and diving schools. The island is also the location of the most luxurious hotels and spas. This place will be surely appreciated by fans of extra quality rest. Each year late August is the time of an internationally famous event as the island becomes the location of Venetian Film Festival. The festival traditionally attracts celebrities of world-class and fans of modern cinema.
Jazz fans should definitely visit Goldoni Theater, the stage of which regularly becomes the location of performances by well-known musical groups. Fans of energetic dances will also like their rest in Venice as the city has several cool nightclubs. The most popular disco in the city is called Casanova. Copyright
Venice is famous for its magnificent national holidays. Every year Carnival of Venice alone attracts thousands of enthusiastic visitors from all over the world. The carnival was held in 1296 … Open
It is hardly possible to imagine a full acquaintance with Venice without an excursion through its channels. Firstly, because these canals determine the main image of the local lifestyle. Secondly, water transport is the only public transport in Venice. The small passenger ships are called here Vaporetto, they swim along the canals of the city. In order to visit remote areas and discover small hidden canals, use the small boats or gondolas, which cruise along the water streets of Venice. Walking in Venice is also possible and interesting. Here, you will find several walking routes for getting acquainted with the cultural heritage of Venice. One of them runs in the historic district of Santa Croce, with such attractions: palazzo Fondaco dei Turchi and Chiesa di San Giacomo dall'Orio. Also, it's worth taking a tour to the Dorsoduro district, which includes the island of Giudecca.
Venice, Italy If water or walking excursion do not bring you such a pleasure as discovering the new city from the bird's eye view, then the excursion by helicopter over Venice is something you are looking. It's a unique opportunity, which will bring you exciting feelings and adrenaline rush. Here you will find several companies or private guides who offer such services. The majority of excursions start from the Lido island, where you can only get by taxi-boat. You can choose the duration of the excursion, which can be 10, 20, and 30 minutes. Of course, the price is based on the duration of excursion. But in general, per one person you should pay not less than 320 euros. The fullest route includes the flight over the lagoon from Lido to the South Lagoon, you will see Malamocco, Sanmichele, San Lazzaro, San Giorgio, San Marco, and Murano. The historic center of Venice is the no-fly zone.
Of course, St. Mark’s Cathedral remains the most famous landmark of Venice. The beautiful same named square located near it is also an important tourist attraction. The cathedral … Open
If you are looking for the romantic time with your beloved, prepare the self-guided walking tour of the sights and special places of Venice. Start your tour from the Castello, the largest historic district in the city, which is divided into two parts by Arsenale di Venezia. In the western part of the area, there are many architectural monuments, while the eastern part will amaze by the abundance of gardens and parks where you can relax after a long walk. Think in advance and prepare with you a small basket for a picnic here, what can be better? Maybe only the desire to stroll along the island of Murano. Here you can choose one of three walking routes that allow getting acquaintance with local sights: L'isola di Murano, Museum of Glass, Basilica dei Santi Maria e Donato, and the Conterie complex of plants.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Venice and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Venice

Harry’s Bar
Where: Calle Vallaresso, San Marco, Venice; Telephone: +39 41 528 5777;
Margaret Duchamp
Where: Campo Santa Margherita, Dorsoduro, Venice; Telephone: +39 041 528 6255;
Cafè Noir
Where: Calle San Pantalon, Dorsoduro, Venice; Telephone: +39 041 710 925;
Cafè Blu
Where: Calle Lunga San Pantalon, Dorsoduro, Venice; Telephone: +39 041 522 7613;
Piccolo Mondo
Where: Calle Contarini-Corfù, Dorsoduro, Venice; Telephone: +39 41 520 0371;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Venice
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale delle Dolomiti Bellunesi' , 84.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Strunjan' , 100.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'The Dolomites' , 114.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Venice
♥   Amusement park 'Dinopark Funtana' Funtana, 104.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mirabilandia' Ravenna, 122.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kärntner Erlebnispark' Hermagor, 157.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Venice
♥   Water park 'Aqualandia' Jesolo, Venezia, 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Istralandia' Brtonigla, 101.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Mirabilandia Beach' Savio, Ravenna, 122.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Venice
♥   Restaurant 'Antiche Carampane' Venezia. Type - Venetian. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Enoteca la Colombina' Venezia. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Trattoria alla Madonna' VENEZIA. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ribot' Venezia. Type - Venetian. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Trattoria Ca’ d’oro-Alla Vedova' Venezia. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Venice from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Piombi Prison

From the series “Famous prisons of the world”
The prison located in the dungeons was called Pozzi. Special wells were equipped in it for the detention of prisoners. This prison was considered much more severe. Criminals sentenced to death were kept in it. The grand escape of Casanova made medieval prisons famous all over the world. He had been preparing this escape for more than a year. Initially, he was kept in one of the wells of the underground prison. He was transferred to Piombi's cell later. … Read further

Riva degli Schiavoni

From the series “The Most Beautiful Waterfronts and Embankments”
The central embankment was founded in 19th century. It was built on dumpy sediments from the Big Channel. The most outstanding place of interest is where the embankment crosses Rio del Vin Channel. There you can see Ettore Ferrari 's bronze sculptures. People who like to walk a lot can continue their route and go further. The central embankment moves smoothly into the adorable Riva Ca di Dio Embankment. … Read further

Venice and its Lagoon

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Tourists also like to walk on the insular Venice. The main mean of transport there is a boat. People get from one place to another only on foot or by boat. That’s why it is quite easy to get to some beautiful islands. One of them is Burano Island. It became known worldwide thanks to its small houses which facades are painted in rainbow colours. In one of these houses has placed an interesting museum of Venetian lace. On Murano island, you can go to the famous museum of Murano’s glass. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Venice - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Venice - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Venice?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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