MUST DO ACTIVITIES IN VENICE -GONDOLA RIDE ON THE CANAL
Venice, the city of numerous canals and natural stone bridges is an intriguing place worth visiting. It’s grand architecture and well preserved history is world famous. Must do activities in Venice include hopping onto a water taxi or taking a leisurely gondola ride on the aquamarine waterways . It is an exhilarating experience, as tourists marvel at magnificent medieval structures, artistic churches, heritage building s on both sides of flowing, glistening canals.
It is admirable to watch the skilled gondola drivers with their rustic charm, maneuvering their way through meandering canals, occassionally gliding precariously, beneath low ancient bridges! They keep guests enthralled with their commentary on the historical and cultural significance of Venice and jovially hum a local tune. One of the must do activities in Venice is to halt at the Rialto Bridge which is a well known landmark, gaze at the views around and click photographs.
MUST DO ACTIVITIES IN VENICE – HISTORICAL SITES
The central or the main hub of Venice is the St. Mark’s square. It has the famous 11th century church St. Marks Basilica and Doge’s Palace, with it’s splendid architecture. This place is forever buzzing with tourists at it’s numerous eateries and shops. Must do activities in Venice is to try out the delicious food, like pizzas and a whole range of seafood.
The labyrinth maze of cobbled alleys in Venice are intriguing indeed, though can easily make tourists lose their way around. Hence it is advisable, as per my own experience, not to remain outdoors very late in the dark night.
Not to be missed when in Venice is a tour to two popular islands close by Murano and Burano. Regular boat services are available to ferry tourists .
Murano is well known for its glass making factories. Tourists are allowed to see the interesting glass making process and purchase beautiful sovenirs from here. Burano comprises of rows of beautiful, colorful houses and is known for lace making.
Hope this blog and video on must do activities in Venice has been useful and would motivate you to visit this place.