3 days in City of Venice Itinerary

3 days in City of Venice Itinerary

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Venice — 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally get the lay of the land with La Bussola Free Tours. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip planner.

Tampa, USA to Venice is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tampa to Venice. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampa in August: high temperatures in Venice hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

City of Venice travel guide

Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas · Architectural Buildings
Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges, of which there are 400. The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.In 2014, 264,579 people resided in Comune di Venezia, of whom around 55,000 live in the historic city of Venice (Centro storico). Together with Padua and Treviso, the city is included in the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area (PATREVE), with a total population of 2.6 million. PATREVE is a statistical metropolitan area without any degree of autonomy.The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region by the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Venice has been known as the "La Dominante," "Serenissima," "Queen of the Adriatic," "City of Water," "City of Masks," "City of Bridges," "The Floating City," and "City of Canals."