Venice is a beautiful and romantic city, many couples spend lovely days there, but families love the city too, especially with kids. Are you planning to visit Venice but you only have 24 hours to do it? Take it easy! You can visit Venice and still have the best time ever (even in only 24 hours).
To help you with that, we made a list with the 4 places you have to visit. There are other important places to, but these 4 you can’t miss.
1- Basilica di San Marco:
In english, St Mark's Basilica, it is located at the most famous square in Venice, the San Marco Square. It is the place where the tourists most love, because it is where is the Palazzo Ducale and the Clock Tower too. (two other famous constructions of the city)
Get there as early as you can and book some hours to stay, you can have some food, the place has many great restaurants.
2- Gondola ride:
The coolest and most traditional ride you can take in the city, a good option if you are travelling in a romantic trip or in a family trip. Everybody loves a gondolas ride, besides that, it is possible to see the touristic hotspots.
It is possible to find it in almost every corner of the city, you just have to get in the line and pay 80 dollars for (4 people), but if you are looking for something more romantic, it is possible to go in only 2 too.
The ride lasts 30 to 40 minutes, it depends on your choice and how much you are willing to spend.
3- The Bridge of Sighs:
Some people say that it is the most beautiful bridge in the city, probably because of its name. The bridge is connected to the building where used to be a prison in the old times, and the legend says that it is “Bridge of Sighs" because, in the past, was the last time the prisoners could see the world.
4- Doge’s Palace:
One of the most important buildings in the city and also located at the San Marco Square, the place has an amazing architecture, with elements from Renaissance and Gothic period. You will spend something like 3 or 4 hours, so be prepared.
The palace is opened from monday to sunday. 8:30am till 7:00pm
See? Venice is a very cool city, even if you are only staying 24 hours. Enjoy the trip.