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Apr 27, 2015

Places to go: Venice Italy

Venice in the evening.

Venice in the evening.

Aside from being notoriously known as the boot-shaped country of Europe, Italy is a vibrant, colorful, and history rich destination to jet-set to. With its location under the Mediterranean Sun, Italy experiences more sunny days than rain, meaning more days to venture out to travel.

With its rich history immortalized amongst ancient ruins and historic architecture, Italy possesses an incredibly diverse and unique landscape.

For travelers eager to experience the different elements that make the country unique, the canals and city of Venice is a destination within Italy that showcases unique landscapes that give Italy its distinct reputation.

The beautiful Venice canals!

The beautiful Venice canals!

The iconic city of Venice is considered one of the jewels of Italy. Despite many dismissing it as an overrated city in Italy, the romantic canals and beautiful architecture, perfectly captures the different elements that make Venice so distinctively “Italian.”

One of the best ways to discover the city is to ditch the map and simply get lost amongst its winding streets. While the winding roads and alleyways are unpredictable, the beauty of this destination is that it will lead travelers to somewhere stunning.

St. Mark's Basilica in Venice.

St. Mark's Basilica in Venice.

Aside from venturing the city by land, sailing through the canals on a traditional gondola is not only a beautiful way to discover the city, but it uncovers some of the different places amongst Venice that many may not be able to access through land.

From the quaint market shops, to some of the more popular attractions, such as the Basilica di San Marco, Venice possesses a perfect balance of popular and eccentric attractions.

Uniworld River Cruise Lines are a great way to discover the beauty of Venice!

Uniworld River Cruise Lines are a great way to discover the beauty of Venice!

The ‘Splendors of Northern Italy Tour,’ by Uniworld Boutique River Cruise lines is a great option for travelers looking to add some extra luxury while traveling along Venice. This 13-day tour allows travelers to look at the wide spectrum of scenery along Italy, while indulging is some of the most luxurious amenities on the vessel.

Vibrant, colorful, and rich in culture, Venice is a beautiful destination that will have travelers falling in love over and over again. For more information or to book your Venice vacation, talk to one of our Vacation Specialists today at 1-888-685-6888.

 

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