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8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 31 Aug 2019
Camping Fusina
31 Aug 2019 - 07 Sep 2019
From £271 per person
City of Art Venice Lloyd
31 Aug 2019 - 07 Sep 2019
From £273 per person
Venice So Rooms
31 Aug 2019 - 07 Sep 2019
From £277 per person
City of Art Venice LLoyd
31 Aug 2019 - 07 Sep 2019
From £281 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 14 Sep 2019
Universo And Nord Hotel
14 Sep 2019 - 21 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £554 per person
Piave
14 Sep 2019 - 21 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £291 per person
Venezia 2000
14 Sep 2019 - 21 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £461 per person
Best Western Hotel Tritone
14 Sep 2019 - 21 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £544 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 23 Aug 2019
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Hotel Palladio
23 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £246 per person
B&B Giada
23 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
From £247 per person
Sunny Terrace Hostel
23 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
From £247 per person
Appartamento Suborno
23 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
From £248 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 30 Aug 2019
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Residence Aurora
30 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
From £246 per person
Sonja's Apartment
30 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
From £246 per person
Del Piero 10 Studio's
30 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
From £246 per person
Primavera Hotel
30 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
From £247 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 06 Sep 2019
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B&B Milon
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
From £197 per person
Ca' Dora Appartamento nel cuore di Mestre
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
From £197 per person
Amore Rosa
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
From £198 per person
VENICE DREAM
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
From £200 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 20 Sep 2019
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Hotel Marco Polo
20 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £204 per person
Al Sole
20 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £294 per person
Casa Sant'Andrea
20 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £244 per person
Hotel Piave
20 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £170 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 27 Sep 2019
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Hotel Nazionale
27 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £206 per person
Tintoretto Hotel
27 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £225 per person
Agli Artisti
27 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £199 per person
Tivoli Hotel
27 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £192 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 11 Oct 2019
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Venice Vacation House
11 Oct 2019 - 13 Oct 2019
From £84 per person
Venice Amazing House
11 Oct 2019 - 13 Oct 2019
From £90 per person
Venice Holiday
11 Oct 2019 - 13 Oct 2019
From £92 per person
Zen Residence 2 Venezia
11 Oct 2019 - 13 Oct 2019
From £96 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 03 Jan 2020
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Bellini
03 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £177 per person
Casanova ai Tolentini
03 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £173 per person
Hotel Il Moro di Venezia
03 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £147 per person
Eurostars Residenza Cannaregio Hotel
03 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £165 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 10 Jan 2020
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Albergo Marin
10 Jan 2020 - 12 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £127 per person
Hotel Noemi
10 Jan 2020 - 12 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £139 per person
Hotel Canaletto
10 Jan 2020 - 12 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £115 per person
Hotel ai Mori d'Oriente
10 Jan 2020 - 12 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £142 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 24 Jan 2020
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Hotel Vidale
24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £72 per person
B&B Paradiso
24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
From £73 per person
Hotel Villa Parco
24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
TripAdvisor rating 2.5
From £74 per person
Train Station B&B
24 Jan 2020 - 26 Jan 2020
From £74 per person
Hotel ratings in Venice
Jolly Camping In Town
Mestre
From £414 per person
Great base for visiting Venice
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
Aug 14, 2019
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Hotel Atlantide
Venice
From £364 per person
Lovely hotel
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
Dec 21, 2018
Hotel Vecellio Venice Lagoon View
Venice
From £256 per person
Very warm welcome by the staff
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
May 19, 2019
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A Very Brief Overview of Venice

Located in north-east Italy on the Adriatic Sea, this historic is home to the world's most famous network of canals. However, there is much more to see and enjoy during your weekend in Venice than just romantic waterways! Venice was a wealthy city-state for centuries, ruled over by a Doge or Duke selected from among the leading families. This wealth can still be seen, in fabulous architecture and celebrated works of art, during your weekend in Venice.

What To Know Before Visiting Venice

Flights to Venice arrive at the city's Marco Polo airport, which is on the mainland and is located about 12km from the historic city centre. You can take a bus or taxi across the bridge which links Venice with the mainland, or for a truly unique experience, take a water taxi or the cheaper vaporetto, or water bus. You can travel to Venice from several UK airports, including flights from Manchester and from all the main London airports.

English is spoken widely, although locals will always appreciate it if you can say a few words in Italian, and the currency used in Venice, as across Italy, is the Euro. UK citizens do not need a visa for their package holidays to Venice, and the city is one hour ahead of UK time.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Venice?

Located in northern Italy, Venice can actually be quite cold during the winter months, though on the plus side, the visitor attractions are fairly quiet then. While the city is warm and sunny from around May to September, this is also by far the busiest time for package holidays in Venice.

If you want to experience something magical, then book your flight and hotel in Venice at the end of January or the start of February, when the Venice Carnival takes place. Make sure you take your best outfit if you want to attend one of the famous costume balls, complete with a Venetian mask!

What Must You Do In Venice?

Perhaps the best aspect of city breaks in Venice is simply wandering around the maze of streets and alleyways which make up the old city centre. You never know what you will stumble upon around the next corner, and getting lost in Venice is all part of the fun! Taking a ride on the canals is a must, though be aware that the romantic gondolas can be pricey; the vaporetto is a much more economical way to enjoy a view of the city from the water, if you are trying to enjoy a weekend in Venice on a budget.

Venice is a musical city, and a weekend break is an ideal opportunity to enjoy some classical music. Venice-born Vivaldi's Four Seasons is a favourite for concerts, and you can pick up tickets when you arrive from performance venues around the city, which include churches as well as concert halls. You can also book tickets online in advance.

What Are Venice's Must-See Spots?

The main visitor attractions are in and around St Mark's Square, also known as the Piazza San Marco. You can walk across the city or take the vaporetto to a stop right on the square itself.

  • Take the lift to the top of the St Mark's Basilica campanile, which has amazing views over the city and out across the Adriatic.
  • Visit the opulent Doge's Palace, where the rulers of Venice lived.
  • Marvel at the architecture and artwork of the Basilica San Marco.
  • After all that sightseeing, you can always take a seat at one of the pavement cafes in the square and watch the world go by, just keep in mind that these establishments can be pricey.
  • The iconic Rialto bridge is another must-see on your weekend in Venice; walk over the bridge and take a boat under it to enjoy it from every angle.
  • Art lovers should head to the Gallerie dell'Accademia, which is home to works by Canaletto and Titian, or to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, home to more modern and contemporary works in her beautiful former home.

What to Eat and Drink in Venice

As with the rest of Italy, Venetian restaurants are well known for their pizza and pasta dishes. There are also some more regional specialities, to sample during city breaks in Venice. A particular favourite among Venetians is bigoli in salsa, pasta in a strong anchovy and onion sauce. If you have a sweet tooth, try fritoli, which are doughnuts made with fruit, lemon, and orange, and are popular as a dessert and as a snack. If you are visiting in summer, there are ice cream shops on almost every street corner selling every flavour imaginable.

You will often see locals drinking a bright orange drink at pavement cafes; this is the Aperol spritz, a refreshing cocktail made with Prosecco, Aperol, and sparkling water. Venice is also famous for its Bellini cocktails, and if you really want to splash out then you should have one in Harry's Bar, a 1930s drinking den which was frequented by movie stars in its heyday. Local, in Castello, is well-liked for its modern take on the classics, while Al Bottegon is a cosy spot for cicchetti, the city's signature tapas-like snack foods.

What To Bring Home From Venice?

The most popular souvenir to bring back from Venice is a carnival mask. These colourful, sometimes unusual masks were worn by the rich and famous of Venetian society during carnival parties to hide bad behaviour, but they are more of a fashion accessory these days. Most souvenir shops will sell affordable versions of Carnival masks, though there are high-end stores which make unique and bespoke mask designs. The city also has a number of leather goods workshops with varied wares.