Rest and Relax
While many will head to this corner of Italy to delve into the cultural and historical majesty of the breath-taking city of Venice, those that take time to explore the outer stretches of the famed destination will discover some real treats, including long beaches, delectable Italian grub and an outdoor pursuits scene that will satisfy those after action and adventure – you heard it here first, Venetian Riviera holidays are the best thing since, well, Venice holidays.
The cultural depth of Venice doesn’t stop at the city proper, with numerous islands within the Venetian Lagoon and charming towns on the mainland all boasting architectural magnificence and numerous historic sites. Murano is a key example, an island located just a short boat ride from Venice city, and famed for its incredible glass-blowing heritage – a key stop on holidays to the Venetian Riviera.
Most popular hotels in Venetian Riviera
Antony Palace Marcon
Venice, Venetian Riviera
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- Average flight time: 2h 45m
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You’ll gain a distinct flavour of Italy throughout your holidays in the Venetian Riviera, whether it is soaking up the sun on the longest beach in the country at Lido di Jesolo or munching on one of the world’s best pizzas at a waterfront restaurant, this is the indulgence you deserve from your Italian escape. Engage in water sports or outdoor pursuits like cycling or golfing, all allowing you a dose of activity during what is usually a culture-filled break.
Of course, you’ll never be too far from the mesmerising canals and grand churches of Venice, and you won’t want to be considering the amount of attractions awaiting you in the city. Whether you head to the city for a daytrip or choose to break up your time in the Riviera, make sure you don’t miss the stunning Rialto Bridge, the expansive St. Mark’s Square and a customary ride on a gondola.