Venice is a floating masterpiece that defines romance, historical significance and immense beauty. It is the capital of the Veneto Region of Northern Italy. It isn’t just the economic center of Italy but is also the most popular tourist destination in the world. With Venetian architecture, Venetian inspired food, artful lifestyle, bright colored sunsets, Venice Lido Island, hundreds of canals and San Giorgio Maggiore, we highly recommend you visit here to discover this fairy-tale city. At Yacht Charters Italy, we provide private yacht charter services around the beautiful Italian coast. Our services all our clients to sit back and relax on our luxury crewed charters that consist of a skipper, crew and chef. But before you book a private charter, check out our travel guide to Venice.

Tourist Places to Visit in Venice

Venice is a paradise for tourists. With dreamy canals, numerous museums, old churches and thousands of alleys, you will fall in love with the city the moment you land here. There are so many places we highly recommend you to visit while you’re here. When you travel to Venice on our luxury charter, we let you explore all these places at your own pace.

St. Mark's Basilica: It is the best-known church in Venice, featuring gold mosaics over its’ domes and walls, a magnificent golden altarpiece called the Pala d'Oro, and gold reliquaries and icons.

St. Mark's Square: Called the living room of Venice because people who come here love to sit, stroll, walk, chat, meet up with loved ones and eat at fashionable cafés.

Palazzo Ducale: This grand palace is Venices’ pride located right on the water. It has now been turned into a museum, featuring Venetian architecture with Basilica of San Marco at the backside and the Piazzetta at the front portion.

Ponte Dell’Accademia: This bridge crosses the Grand Canal, providing lovely views of the city. It is one of the 4 bridges that cross the Grand Canal. This bridge connects Dorsoduro and San Marco.

Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute: This magnificent church is visible from the Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal. Visit this Roman Catholic Church to see how beautiful its towers, domes and façade are.

Grand Canal: This 3.8-km long canal crosses Venice in a giant reverse S shape. Exploring this canal on your private charter will give an amazing experience as you will get to see grand palaces of royal families, glimpses of churches and many beautiful architectural wonders.

Murano and Burano: A trip to Venice is incomplete without a visit to these destinations. Located on the Venice Lagoon, Murano is a famous glass-blowing island, which you can access through a Vaporetto or your own private yacht charter. When you are in Murano, definitely visit Palazzo da Mula, the Museum of Glass and the Church of San Pietro Martire. Located half an hour away from Murano, Burano is a colorful city that gives you Instagram-worthy pictures to take back home.

Other Attractions: Rialto Bridge, Teatro La Fenice, Gallerie Dell’Accademia, Ca’ Rezzonico, Santa Maria Gloriosa Dei Frari, Scuola Grande Di San Rocco, Santa Maria Della Salute, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Murano, Santi Giovanni E Paolo, Canareggio District, CryptOf San Zaccaria, Ca’ D’Oro, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Torcello and many more.

Best Beaches near Venice, Italy

There are no beaches in the city center, but there are plenty near Venice. If you’re coming here to spend your days, definitely visit these stunning beaches in Venice, Italy.

  • Lido: It is a small island in the Venice lagoon, surrounded by the Adriatic Sea. Called the "Island of Gold”, Lido offers beaches and sports and recreational activities for tourists. The sandy coast of Lido is 11 km long. Venice Lido Beach is fully equipped with amenities, such as, tanning beds, umbrellas and washroom facilities. There is a private beach in Lido called Hotel Excelsior Beach. When you’re in Lido, definitely visit Alberoni which is renowned for its beautiful sand dunes. Other public beaches are San Nicelli beach, Murazzi and Malamocco.
  • Lido di Jesolo: It is the biggest beach in Venice and also known as a popular party destination. You will find numerous clubs and bars at every corner of this beach.
  • San Cristina: Located on the northern side of the Venice lagoon, this is a perfect beach for people looking for privacy and peace. There are flowering gardens and vineyards near this beach, so you may spot peacock and roost sometimes.
  • Isola delle Rose: Take a 25-minute boat ride from San Marco to reach this private beach. JW Marriott renovated this beach and now it boasts a Michelin-star restaurant and a marvelous spa.
  • Punta Sabbioni: This beach is located to the west of Cavallino-Treporti, easily accessible from Venice viayour yacht charter. Its lighthouse is a spectral to watch and has historic Venetian forts.
  • Bibione: It is another beach near Venice that is uniquely filled with pine forests. You can easily rent an umbrella and chairs on rent for a beach escape for a day.

Things to do in Venice

Gandola Ride: It is a once in a lifetime experience and undeniably romantic. This allows you to enjoy the Venetian city and its grandeur through the small canals that connect different parts of Venice.

Grand Canal: Hop on a Vaporetto for a local experience around this beautiful canal or take your private charter there for a beautiful ride.

Beaches in Lido: As we mentioned earlier, Lido is located in the lagoon of Venice with some amazing beaches.

Sunset viewing: Venice isn’t just known for its magnificent Venetian architecture but also for its amazingly colorful sunsets. Hop on a gondola, Vaporetto, or private yacht charter and watch the sunsetfill the sky in thrilling pink, purple and orange hues.

Venice Carnival: If you are visiting Venice in February, you get to attend Venice Carnival where people dress up in colorful costumes, parades around and attend concerts that are organized throughout the city.

Others: When you’re in Venice, you must enjoy historic tours, cultural tours, food tours, theater tours, nightlife, glass artwork classes and wine tours.

Best Hotels: The Gritti Palace, Aman Venice, Ca’Sagredo Hotel, JW Marriott Hotel & Spa, Hotel Moresco, Metropole Hotel, Bauer Hotel, Park Hotel Brasilia, etc.

Best Restaurants: Osteria Alla Frasca, La Palanca, Ristorante Quadri, Ai Mercanti, Al Covo, Corte Sconta, Trattoria Al Gatto Nero, Antiche Carampane, La Favorita, etc.

Venice is a charming yacht charter destination. At Yacht Charters Italy, we will take you to this destination and help you enjoy the history, beauty and romance of Venice. The types of charters we provide are sailing yacht charters, crewed yachts, catamarans, powerboats, luxury boats, sailboats and mega yacht charters.

Contact us at +1(702)816-6667 to book your yacht charter.

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