A picturesque city renowned for its gorgeous canals and gondolas; its Gothic and Renaissance architectural buildings and magical Carnival of Venice Festival.
The beautiful city of Venice is a ‘city of canals’ built on more than 115 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. It is the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region, in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea.
Venice has no roads, just canals – including the Grand Canal thoroughfare – lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces. It is renowned for its wealth of artistic and architectural wonders such as: St. Mark’s Basilica and St Mark’s Campanile; the Clock Tower and Doge’s Palace; the Salute church, and the 16th-century church, San Giorgio Maggior with the Neoclassic bell tower.
Enchanted by its beauty and many charming attractions, this magical floating city of Venice is one of the most visited tourist destinations on the planet.
Population:   270,884 (2018)