Welcome to Italy
You cannot miss the stunning city of Venice when planning a trip to Italy. The romantic city sitting among meandering canals and history is a dream come true for visitors. A unique city in the heart of a lagoon, it is home to breathtaking blends of Gothic and Byzantine styles of architecture.
Numerous canals are the throbbing heart of Venice, an alluring city with Piazzas, moonlit gondola rides and authentic cuisine. An amalgamation of romance, charm and history the Grand Canal sprawls before you. Water taxis drift along the stunning architectural wonders like Riva Degli Schiavone, Rialto Bridge and Ca d'Oroalong at the waterfront, with faint sounds of crooning violins. Check to find cheap flights to Venice with Condor.
Once you land at the Marco Polo Airport in Venice, unique options of water transfer await to take you to its historical centre. There is a 10-minute walk to the dock areas. Alilaguna booth at the arrival sells tickets for the airport ferry. You can hire land taxis outside the airport.
You also have the option to take the public bus to the city. Book cheap flights to Venice easily.
Top sights in Italy
Saint Mark's Basilica
A mesmerizing blend of East and West styles of architecture, it is the most magnificent basilica in Venice. The structure is breathtaking inside as well as from outside, housing the remains of St. Mark. You can take a guided tour to understand the history of every room.
St. Mark's Square
Famously called ""the drawing room of Europe"" by Napoleon, it is a very beautiful sight. It attracts tourists as well as large numbers of pigeons to its quadrangle. The Square makes an exquisite backdrop to enjoy listening to classical music, a relaxed cup of coffee or just watching people go by.
Scuola of St. Rocco
Tintoretto’s most famous works can be seen here. Architecture along with art is stunning and it rests near Casa Peron, just across the DaVinci museum. Ceiling paintings have been done painstakingly. You will enjoy viewing art in a serene and authentic environment at San Rocco.
Truly a Gothic architecture masterpiece, ornamental sculptures are from different periods and the interior showcases works of artists including Titian, Tiepolo and Veronese. Loggias run along the Palace facade overlooking the famous St. Mark’s Square. You can take the museum tour or the secret itinerary tour.
Bridge of Sighs
Built during the 17th century it spans over Rio di Palazzo. It was intended to link the Old Prison with the Doge's Palace’s interrogation rooms. Stretching high over the canal, the Bridge of Sighs is a striking sight and is among the best examples of bridge architecture.