Vaporettos ferry locals and visitors across the Grand Canal. Iconic gondolas glide across the water. The remarkable Byzantine domes of St. Mark’s Cathedral towers over the waterline edging against the piazza. Charming cafes line the cobbled pathways where you can hear the water lapping against the nearby antique steps leading into the lagoon. Carnival masks decorate window displays. Murano glass reflects the sunlight and captures your eye with elegant colors and graceful shapes.
You have just arrived in Venice and already the city enchants you, filled with marbled piazzas and stunning palaces, remarkable history and elegant décor. One of our Italy travel companies will arrange for a private transfer from the airport to your hotel. Your accommodations are located in the heart of the City of Bridges, where the Rialto Bridge arches over the waterway, showcasing its elaborate 16th century construction alongside rows of exuberant boutiques.