Hotels in Venice, Italy
- your base to discover the city.
Built on 118 tiny islands
, with a marshy foundation at their base, Venice has managed to defy gravity for over a thousand years. Notoriously crowded, make early room reservations in Venice to ensure a chance to see gondolas on the Grand Canal, the gothic Doge's Palace
, and pigeon-filled St. Mark's Square.
centre on experiencing life in this extraordinary setting. Ride down the waterways in vaporetti (public water taxis) and get lost in the maze of back streets and tiny canals. Contemporary art resides at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and traditional glass-making on the nearby island of Murano. When planning to visit the Lido for a taste of Venice's summer beach life, remember booking your Venice Beach hotel room
Although it is a car-free city, visitors can make use of car rental services in Venice
to visit the mainland towns of Treviso and Padua.