Venezia, La Serenissima, Queen of the Adriatic, city of canals and palaces…and gondolas!
Venice is built on one hundred and seventeen small islands, and holds 150 canals, connected by an amazing 409 bridges, it is the place to get hopelessly lost for a day. Explore the endless mazes of backstreets and deserted squares, with hidden restaurants and wonderful shops. Visit the famous glass making factories on the Island of Murano.
For a thousand years the city was one of the most enduring mercantile sea powers on the face of the earth. Today the brilliance and power have long since gone leaving a town so achingly beautiful and elegant it is impossible to forget.