What to do in Venice: how to decide It

Before planning your trip, check out this short guide to find out what to do in Venice during the period you’re visiting

It is very important to work out what to do in Venice before you decide to visit the city, if you only have a short amount of time and don’t want to risk having to deal with the long queues of tourists that gather around the main attractions every day .

If you decided to visit Venice for just one day, take a look at the itinerary that we have designed for you: click here.

If you have more time available and are thinking about what to do in Venice remember that:

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Something to know before visiting Venice Arsenale

The crown jewel of Serenissima Republic: Venice Arsenale

Venice Arsenale is a big area of Castello’s Sestiere where, super skilled workers produced the ships that made Venice navy and trade power that great.

Within the year 1100, marine craft were produced by small shipyards scattered between the islands of Venice lagoon and called “Squero”. They could produce those boats needed to cross the lagoon and no more.

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How to decide when visit Venice

If you are planning a trip to Italy here is some tip for you about when visit Venice.

  • When visit Venice: Jan-March

Due to Its position in the north east of Italy, Venice in winter doesn’t loose Its charm but can be very cold so get ready to dress up in layers!

Even if Venice hosts about 25 millions travelers during a year, in January tourism slows a little bit down and for this reason you will have a good chance to get an amazing overview of the city and Its quite.

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St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice – Basilica di San Marco

San Marco’s basement stands on the mud of Rivoalto’s island and the legends about Venice history.

While the resizing of eastern Roman’s Empire at the beginning of IX century, the Dodge Giustiniano Partcipazio thought necessary to update those traditions acquired from that culture, in order to build up the people spirit of belonging to the Republic of Venice.

The sunset of Byzantine influence, pushed Venice on the search for Its identity, starting from the patron of the city.

St.Mark, already venerated by the population, perfectly matched this role, mirroring Venecian’s values and devotion.

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Campo San Stae – Challenging Bernini

Campo San Stae – San Stae square

Campo San Stae owes its name to Sant Eustacchio church, which occupies the majority of it’s space pressing on the left the ancient Tiraoro and Battioro School that goes almost unnoticed for the statues which animate the facade of the church attracting the attention of visitors.

The church has very ancient origins and there are very few testimonies about its structure before Doge Alvise Mocenigo commissioned reconstruction at his own expense in the early 1700s.

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