City breaks to Venice
Venice is one of the most beautiful city break destinations in the world and always features at the top of any list of romantic cities. The city is actually 118 small islands separated by 150 canals and connected by 400 small bridges. Its small, traffic-free streets along the winding canals make it for great walking. You'll find many magnificent churches and palaces, lively squares, and interesting shops. It would not be a visit to Venice without a riding on a Gondola on the Grand Canal through the centre of the city. Book a city break to Venice today with Club Travel and today for the best deals on flights, hotels and accommodation. Venice is always a top choice with tourists year round especially so do not miss out; book your city break now.
Hotels in Venice
Although hotels in Venice are generally expensive, Club Travel can offer its customers amazing special offers on hotels in Venice. We have many hotels available and can find a special place for you to stay while on your city break to Venice. Whether you are travelling with friends, your partner or family, whether you have a big or small budget, call us now and let us find you a special hotel for your city break to Venice.
Central Hotel Mestrel Ideally located right in the heart of Venice mestre, everything is just a within short distance away, with regular public transfer available just outside the hotel. The cosy 3 star hotel central it's a very welcoming hotel, complemented by the friendly and helpful staff. Close to all amenities, shops and restaurant, the 3 star hotel centrale is perfect choice for visiting Venice.
Ambasciatori Situated in one of the main streets of downtown Mestre, this hotel is renowned for its quiet, professional and refined interiors, where everything is always perfect down to the last detail. Facilities on offer include a lobby area with 24-hour reception, hotel safe, currency exchange facility and lift access. There is a bar and a restaurant, conference facilities and Internet access.
Things to do in Venice
Piazza San Marco Here you can see three of the city’s main attractions, conveniently all in one square. St Marks Basilica, Doges Palace and the Clock Tower are all here.
Gondola Ride enjoy a peaceful
The Academic Gallery is a treasure trove of artistic treasures.
The Campanile you take the elevator up the cities tallest building with a great view on clear days.
Tour the Grand Canal in a “Vaparetto” which is a passenger boat and the tour will take you along the canal to see some of the splendid homes of formerly wealthy families who lived there.
Day trip to Verona only 75 minutes away is the setting of Romeo and Juliet. Many couples choose to be wed under the balcony which is said to have inspired Juliets in Shakespears play.
Food and drink
Boutique Del Gelato is some where you will find some of the city’s best Gelato, there is always a queue but it is worth the wait. Venice is quite close to Tuscany and Piedmont wine growing regions and so you will have access to great wines while you are in Venice. The culinary tradition in Venice is based on fresh seafood. In many of the cities restaurants you will have the opportunity to try some weird and wonderful food like Sea Snails, Spider crab and mantis shrimps.
Nightlife in Venice
Venice is the city of Carnivale and masked Venitian balls which take place in palacial homes and decadent squares. Many restaurants, shops and bars generally close early in Venice however there are a number that stay open late at night.
Weather in Venice the city of Venice experiences four distinctly different seasons. In summer the temperatures can easily reach 30degrees Celsius. Autumn cools to the low twenties but is still a beautiful time to visit the city. In winter Venice can sometimes be covered in snow and spring is a lovely time to visit Venice as it is warm and mild.
Electricity The standard European 220Volt two-pin round pronged plugs.
Currency Italy uses the Euro
Venice Time is one hour ahead of Irish time. +1GMT
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Venice do not require a visa as Italy is a member state of the E.U