Venice, Italy

Exploring Venice, Italy: A Photo Book Series

Venice was one of the most picturesque cities I’ve visited in Europe. I love it’s uniqueness and atmosphere. Here are some of the sights that you can expect to see in these beautiful islands.


I visited Venice during my school exchange programme, hence I flew in from Amsterdam.

First thing about Venice you’ll notice, many many canals…

Venice Canal, Italy


The Grand Canal.

The Grand Canal in Venice, Italy

Due to the rising sea levels, water became one of the main modes of transportation for the locals in the city.

A Gondola is unique to the city of Venice. It is a must-do activity for many that have come to visit the city. Due to its popularity, the prices of a Gondola ride are now as high as โ‚ฌ80 for a 30 minutes ride.

Gondola Station in Venice, Italy
Gondola Ride in Venice, Italy
Gondola Ride in Venice, Italy


Gondola Station in Venice, right outside of Doge’s Palace.

Gondola Station in Venice, Italy


Besides the Canals, don’t forget to explore the amazing streets in Venice.

Streets of Venice, Italy
Venice, Italy
Streets of Venice, Italy


Saint Mark’s Square is one of the most popular attractions in Venice. Many come here to have a coffee at the cafes, and to enjoy the view.

St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy
St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy


Surrounding Saint Mark’s Square is some of Venice’s main attractions – Including St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace and the Bell Tower.

St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy
St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy
St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy
Doge's Palace in Venice, Italy


The Bell Tower in Venice stands at 99 meters tall. Visitors can go up the Bell Tower for Panoramic Views of the city.

Venice, Italy
Venice, Italy
Venice, Italy


Besides Venice, visitors also take day trips to surrounding islands – Burano and Murano.

Murano Island is known for its glass-making whereas Burano is a fishing village, famous for its rainbow-coloured houses.

Burano Island Rainbow Houses, Venice, Italy
Burano Island Rainbow Houses, Venice, Italy
Burano Island Rainbow Houses, Venice, Italy
Burano Island Rainbow Houses, Venice, Italy
Burano Island Rainbow Houses, Venice, Italy


Found a kitty cat on Burano Island.


Some delicious pasta & ice-cream in Venice

Pasta in Italy
Ice-cream in Italy



For more information on your Trip to Venice:
8 Best Things to do in Venice | Important Travel Tips & Guide

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