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What to do in Venice

Venice is a unique and fascinating city. The island is shaped like a fish in the middle of the lagoon. You need to understand the essence of the city to fully enjoy your journey there, and this is when Vivovenetia’s suggestions come in handy. They will help you get the most out of your Venice tours. Despite the fact that the historic center is quite small, there are several ways to visit Venice. In fact, besides the famous and crowded tourist routes, there is a more hidden, authentic side of Venice that is far from the frenzy of tourism. Are you ready to follow Vivovenetia's advice on how to choose things to do in Venice?
The city is absolutely amazing, but choosing carefully your itineraries and activities will make your trip unforgettable! So rely on those who know and love this area, and follow Vivovenetia to discover the beauty of the Serenissima!

The Secret side of Venice you Must See

If you want to know what to see in Venice besides the famous places, such as St. Mark's Square, the Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs, participate in a tour from the Venice-based agency Vivovenetia to get an unusual and memorable perspective of the city. This tour operator provides picturesque tours based on the usual as well as lesser-known itineraries, following usual and less ordinary routes, to allow you to discover an authentic Venice, with experienced guides who are at your disposal for individual tours or group visits. If you are visiting the city for the first time, try Vivovenetia’s welcome tours. You can also try out thematic tours, or even historic tours with a visit of the Jewish Ghetto to discover an unusual and extraordinary Venice. It is not that to find what to do in Venice! The breathtaking views of St Mark's Basin or the island of San Giorgio will amaze you. Do not forget to take a walk along the banks of the Grand Canal to dive deep into the history and magnificence of Venice.

What to do in Venice at night

Finding what to do in Venice at night has never been so easy with Vivovenetia, which has organized evening tours to let you discover the mysteries and legends of Venice. Remember: Venice was built more than a thousand years ago and the lagoon was inhabited by many illustrious personalities through the centuries. That is why there are so many mysteries and anecdotes surrounding the Serenissima, that are just waiting for you to discover them. Moreover, the spectacle Venice under the moonlight is absolutely wonderful, especially if you add to it a gondola ride. Glide under the Rialto Bridge and then keep on through the narrow and intricate canals. For those who travel in couple, do not miss out on dinners at night, classical music concerts and boat cruises. Those are perfect to explore the romantic side of Venice

Venetian food Tour and Bacaro Tour

There are no nightclubs in Venice, but the Venetian nightlife is very lively! There are many taverns and bacari where people like to lounge drinking a glass of wine from the Venetian countryside, along with a some local appetizers. How to choose the best place? Do you want to go straight to the right place and spend an evening like a real Venetian? To answer these questions we recommend the bacaro tour organized by Vivovenetia: from the Rialto market, explore various sestieri while having fun!

What to do in Venice with Kids

What to do in Venice with kids? There is plenty to do by foot in Venice, but children often tend to get bored of walking. That is why it is a good idea to plan ahead a visit to one of Venice's civic museums, to the Acqua Alta bookshop, or to take a creative course such as the ones Vivovenetia has prepared: design carnival masks, learn how to make paper from scratch, or go on a treasure hunt in Campo San Polo and Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo. In Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, which are the headquarters of the Guggenheim in Venice, there are often tours for children.
Vivovenetia also provides visits to artisan workshops or courses on pearl making, painting and much more. Come and discover all these activities!


What to do in Venice: Sightseeing from the Water

Among the things you can do in Venice, you have to consider a boat trip, given the relation of the city with water. Sailing in Venice is in fact part of the city's identity. That is why a gondola tour organized by Vivovenetia is a must! You will quickly realize how different the city appears from this perspective! Soon you will be able to try to row like a true gondolier! Take a rowing lesson on a typical Venetian boat. It will be for sure an unforgettable experience, even if you are traveling with children. A kayak, canoe or sailing tour around the lagoon or a boat trip to the islands, from the most famous ones to the lesser known, is also a must.
Visit the Vivovenetia portal to choose the experience that suits you best!