The Perfect Weekend in Venice

Group 6 Venice, Italy
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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About the location

Venice is one of the most unique, atmospheric and beautiful cities in Europe - perhaps even the world.  But what makes it so special?

It's a vehicle-free time capsule full of achingly beautiful architecture and so much local pride.  With this guide, learn the best ways to see the city's most popular sights, and how to get off-the-beaten track and immerse yourself in the local culture!

Guide Highlights

Build a perfect weekend itinerary of both top-rated sights and hidden gems

So many of Venice's popular sights are must-sees, but this guide also reveals the hidden gems to avoid the crowds!

Learn where and how to immerse yourself in the local food and culture

Venice has a rich history and a unique, local culture - explore it all with this guide!

Guide Summary

My aim with this guide was to encourage visitors to Venice to delve more deeply into the city’s traditions, local foods and culture, all in a single weekend!  I hope that you end up loving beautiful, ancient, romantic Venice as much as I do!  

I love spending weeks researching my trips before I travel to make sure I don't miss a thing, and this weekend in Venice was no exception!  I hope that this guide will help you to save a lot of time when it comes to planning your trip, as it offers concise yet comprehensive information that will allow you to decide, at a glance, what to do and when to do it.  The full contents of this guide include:

-An introduction to Venice and what makes it so special and unique
-An orientation guide to the five districts of Venice, and which ones to stay in
-Tips on the absolute must-sees for your weekend in Venice
-Tips on how to get off-the-beaten-track and discover some hidden gems
-A guide to the museums and galleries of the city
-A sample weekend itinerary, featuring places you can't miss
-A page detailing the best times of day to visit sights to avoid crowds and appreciate sights at their best
-A checklist of the best photo-spots in Venice, and when to photograph them
-3 full pages of recommendations of where to eat quality, great value, local food - no tourist-traps here!
-Tips on getting around the city, and other practical information
-Tips and etiquette for successful dining

Featured in this guide

Local food
Photo spots
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Group 31 Museums
Foodie favorites
Group 39 Art
Group 14 Hidden Gems
Group 32 Historical
Group 33 Walkable
Group 13 Public transportation

Great for these trips

Cultural / Historical
Family with kids
Family without kids
Romantic / Honeymoon
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Lucy Cooke

    Lucy Cooke

    I love researching and planning trips almost as much as taking them! Especially when it comes to planning where to eat!

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