Christened ‘the most beautiful city built by man’, Venice provides the perfect location for any city break from family reunions and sightseeing tours to romantic honeymoons. A visit to this spectacular metropolis will have you travelling down the beautiful canals, winding your way through ancient cobbled streets and squares and exploring a truly unique culture.
Please note: City taxes payable locally.
Venice breaks offer visitors an assortment of contemporary hotels and restaurants, accompanied by a vibrant café scene and accentuated by the city’s enchanting architecture. A break to Venice will have you overwhelmed by the breathtaking sights of St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and Rialto Bridge, not to mention the beautiful church and monastery taking residence on the island of San Giorgio.
A lover of art? Venice city breaks promise to be packed with cultural hotspots, with an abundance of dazzling galleries and art treasures; in particular, the Accademia in Campo della Carita displays a complete history through the Venetian school of painting. Art fanatics will be able to see masterpieces from Medieval Byzantine, Renaissance and Baroque.
If a break full of sightseeing isn’t what you’re after, then a trip to the stylish Lido Island will provide the ideal alterntative. A 12 kilometre stretch of fine sand, the lido features a whole host of activities including tennis, golf, horse-riding and clay-pigeon shooting. If this wasn’t enough, the island also boasts an indoor games zone for kids along with an auditorium that hosts the International Film Festival held every August and September.
A romantic break in Venice will go beyond your expectations. One of the best ways to truly indulge in this romantic experience is by taking a cruise along the Grand Canal in one of the cities gondolas or water taxies, not only will you witness more awe-inspiring sights, such as the ‘Bridge of Sighs’ but you will be able to truly relax and appreciate your partners company.
Whilst nightlife in Venice may be quieter than the likes of Milan or Rome, it is by no means absent. You can find yourself indulging in quiet drinks after dinner, cocktails at the trendy bars or listening to a range of live music; Jazz being one of Venice’s favourite sounds. An array of concerts, opera, chamber music and ballet is also available to occupy your evenings or why not dedicate an evening to a contemporary performance at the Teatro a l’Avogaria? Discover more great things to do in Venice here.
With a range of luxury and stylish restaurants on offer, there are plenty of places to eat no matter what the budget. Sea food is often the dominant ingredient on restaurant menus, kept company by risottos and, of course, the traditional Italian pizzas and pastas. A famous characteristic of this stunning city is the wealth of cafes that line the streets, which sell a variety of delicious snack food and light lunches. The most important thing to try whilst on your Venice city break is the famous espresso, which finishes every dining experience perfectly.
Venice really is a must-see destination, offering a unique experience of historic culture, endless waterways and inspiring architecture-not to mention the most stunning city in Italy. Don’t miss the opportunity to book a flexible break to this wonderful city with easyJet holidays. No matter what your budget or occasion, easyJet holidays can tailor a break to Venice perfect for you and by booking your hotel and flight together, you will enjoy a great value holiday. easyJet holidays will help make your break to Venice an experience you deserve, book today!
Not sure about a break to Venice? Find some inspiration on city breaks with easyJet holidays, whatever city you choose to explore easyJet holidays will find you a fantastic break at the great value you deserve.