What to do on holidays in Venice

Make the most of your Venetian getaway with our insider guides as they bring you the best things to see and do in town.

There's no denying that Venice is an enchanted city. Winding canals brim with romance and an extravagant history while crooked streets drip with things to be discovered. Full of glamourous and infectious festivals, a pinnacle of the world of art and a chaos of culture, its no wonder Venice is one of the most important holiday destinations in the world. Give the crowds the slip and stroll through our guides to get that insider scoop on the best of Venice and make the most of every minuted in this magical town.

Best family friendly activities // Venice +

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Bests of Biennale in Venice // Venice +

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Sightseeing in Venice // Venice +

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5 Exclusive Parties At Venice Carnival 2014 // Venice +

If you are travelling to Venice between 15 February and 4 March 2014 and want to be part of the most exclusive masked balls and sophisticated soirées of the car...



5 Highlights of Carnival in Venice // Venice +

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The best of Carnevale di Venezia // Venice +

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Top Venetian masks shops Carnival 2015 // Venice +

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