This world famous art gallery houses some of the most important Venetian artworks with a collection that spans from the 14th to the 18th century. You'll find masterpieces by the likes of Hieronymus Bosch, Canaletto, Tintoretto and Titian. This museum will give you an excellent insight into Venice's illustrious past as a centre for art and culture.
A trip to Venice isn't complete without an iconic gondola ride down the picturesque canals. From water level, you'll get to see Venice from a whole new angle and experience a heady dash of romance. Let someone else do the hard work for a change, as you sit back, relax and enjoy the sights.
Teatro La Fenice, or The Phoenix, is Venice's world-renowned opera house, which premiered major operatic works by Verdi, Rossini and Bellini. Let's be honest, you'll never find a better setting for an opera than the opulent halls of Venice's most famous theatre house. Put on your tuxedo or your best dress and take a romantic gondola ride to La Fenice.
One of the most important museums in Italy, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection showcases some of the most significant artworks of the 20th century. Among the permanent collections, you'll find major modernist works by Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Max Ernst and Wassily Kandinsky. Covering Cubism, Futurism, Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism, this museum is a bucket-list item for modern art lovers.
Known in Italian as Basilica di San Marco, this golden church is a Venetian symbol of wealth and power. With mosaics covering over 8,000 square meters of the walls, floors and vaults and rich gold and silver mosiacs inlaid with precious stones, Saint Mark's Basilica is a sight to behold. A must-see attraction.