You worked hard this year, and you deserve an amazing summer vacation! Working with a travel agent is the best way to find all-inclusive deals to amazing locations such as Venice, Italy. Make sure you are ready to take on this Italian adventure by checking out this guide to some of the most popular historical sites in Venice:
St. Mark’s Basilica
The Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco, also known as St. Mark’s Basilica, is the most famous cathedral in Venice. Construction of this church began in the 11th century and was influenced by Byzantine architecture and design. Admire the amazing exterior before heading inside to see the breathtaking and historical treasures on display as well as historical artwork.
The Grand Canal
If you want to see one of Venice’s oldest waterways, visit the Canal Grande, also known as the Grand Canal. Venice residents have used the Grand Canal as a main waterway for traveling throughout the city for hundreds of years. Visiting the Grand Canal is one of the best ways to see many of Venice’s other attractions, including museums, churches, and palaces.
St. Mark’s Square
No trip to Venice is complete without a visit to the Piazza San Marco, also known as St. Mark’s Square. This popular destination has served as a principal public space in Venice for hundreds of years. Experience breathtaking views of the city, or check out some of the area’s cafés, shops, and popular attractions.
This palace, known as both Palazzo Ducale and Doge’s Palace, was built in the 15th century. Discover the beauty of Venetian Gothic architecture by visiting this attraction, which was once a residence for elected officials and is now a popular Venetian museum. Do not forget to look up to see amazing artwork from beloved Italian artists!
Brentwood Travel makes it easy to experience all of these amazing Venetian sites. Give us a call at (314) 439-5700 to learn about our travel company, our all-inclusive deals, and much more.
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