Cheap Flights To Venice, Italy
Discounted Airline Tickets to Venice, Italy
The city on water, a magical place where those who appreciate the artistic, and poetic worlds, or any world for that matter will fall in love with this city. Venice consists of 117 petite masses of land connected by over 400 bridges that stand tall over 150 canals. Held within the walls of The Church at San Giorgio is Maggiore Tintoretto’s, The Last Supper. Needless to say Venice is a unique city where The Grand Canal is the ‘main street’ as it spreads throughout the centre of the city. It is the city of magic, and once you step foot on your journey to Venice, you will never look back.
Firstly traveling to Venice is extremely easy. Type Netholidays.ca into your search bar and you have two choices – if you are traveling to Venice for the first time you may want to click on "Flights" on the top bar. These packages include hotel and air, which is perfect for first timers! You can also click on flights or hotels and find cheap airfare roundtrip. Flights to Venice are around $800 depending on the time that you go, during high season the prices increase into the thousands. Packages on Netholidays.ca are what makes traveling easy.
Finding a place to stay in Venice again is as easy as 1,2,3. Go to Netholidays.ca, click on hotels, and type in Venice, Italy – and there you have it, a list of all available hotels in Venice. There are 6 different districts in Venice, which all have their own unique characteristics so therefore you can stay in whichever district you choose based on the most attractions you want to see. The districts are Cannaregio, Castello, Dorsoduro, Santa Croce, San Marco and finally San Polo.
In the Cannaregio district you can walk by Tintoretto’s house and visit the Madonna dell’Orto church, which houses works by Tintoretto himself. In this district there are multiple churches worth seeing, the Santa Maria Dei Miracoli and the Church of the Gesuti. If you want to feel like a local this is the district you want to stay in, as it holds the largest number of Venetian still living here. Local markets stretch through the depths of the district where the setting is the most perfect for tourists who want to embrace Venetian culture.
East of the San Marco square tourists will find one of the oldest parts of the City of Venice, Castello. Firsty in this district stands the Church of San Pietro di Castello, the main church of Venice until 1897. This district holds much art within it at the Public Gardens. Take a walk through and every two years see the world’s largest art exhibition, The Biennale. Castello holds a small port where the soccer stadium is located, a more quiet part of town on the eastern extreme of Castello.
Located on the opposite side of the Grand Canal is the Dorsoduro district. The Accademia Gallery takes you through the history of Venetian art, the Peggy Guggenheim Museum showcases 19th century and modern works of art. One of the most famous landmarks stands in Dorsoduro, the Santa della Maria Salute Church. This landmark stands at the entrance of the Grand Canal. If you are young at heart head down to Campo Santa Margherita where in this part of the district nightlife stands high.
On the opposite side of The Grand Canal holds Santa Croce, one of the hidden gems of Venice. In this district you will find numerous fine dining restaurants and as you walk through the town square you will take in the sounds of music. The Fondaco dei Turchi showcases Venice’s natural history museum. Though there are multiple churches to visit throughout Venice, take a walk to The Tolentini Church that gives way to the later Ventian Neoclassical style. And finally one of the most important international galleries in Italy is located here, The Ca Pesaro, be sure to check it out!
San Marco has the most exquisite structure, The Basilica of San Marco, which reflects the devotion and faith of the Venetian people. Just around the corner from the Basilica Doge’s Palace stands tall. This building used to house the Doge and governing councils of the Venetian Republic. Already two amazing structures that bring tourists from all over. Enjoy the San Marco square nightly as the cafes fill the night air with enchanting orchestra music or take in the sights and sounds of La Fenice, the opera house just recently restored.
The district of San Polo is the second most important areas of the city historically. Campo San Polo is at the heart of this district and is one of the largest squares in Venice. Walk through the streets and enjoy wine bars and various restaurants hidden in the backstreets. The Frari Church is laid out in the form of a Latin Cross, it embodies Venetian Gothic architecture to a "T". If you are an art fanatic this is a must to do on your list as it holds Canova’s funeral monument, Bellini’s Madonna and Titians Assumption. Take a walk to the Rialto Market to taste some of the best fish in the area. Walking through this district you will embark on a journey of some of the oldest, most beautiful buildings, so be sure to remember your camera!
Venice holds much history and with all of its unique and interesting architecture tourists are able to escape to a world of old history and embrace the culture as if it is their own. Take the time to travel to Venice, you will never forget it.