Trips to Venice wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Bridge of Sighs, which connects the Palazzo Ducale with a historic prison. According to legend, criminals taken into custody would turn around for a last glimpse at freedom before being incarcerated, giving the bridge its melancholy name. Venice vacation packages often include a visit to the San Giacomo di Rialto Church, the oldest church in this scenic city. It was built in the 5th Century and is rife with history. Travelers who desire a bit of shopping while on their Venice vacations won't want to skip visiting the Rialto Markets. Car rentals in Venice, Italy make this excursion easy because you can shop as long as you desire. This plethora of shops provides you with loads of options, whether you are searching for that special souvenir t-shirt, home decor, fine art, or other Venice merchandise.
Festivals and Events
Similar to Mardi Gras, Carnevale is a 7-day event held each year in February. Locals and visitors to Venice dress up in elaborate costumes and masks while attending parties, strolling the streets, or relaxing on a gondola ride through the city's famous canals. If you're an opera fan, September may be the perfect month for you to vacation in Venice. The Opera Festival includes drama and opera, as well as showcasing Italian dancing and music.
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