5-Day Italy City Break in Venice

Bridge Rialto on Grand canal famous landmark panoramic view Venice Italy.
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5 days & 4 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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4 nights included
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Immerse yourself in the charm of Venice on this 5-day city break in Italy, where cultural delights and exciting experiences await!

Experience the ultimate Venice city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 4 nights in Venice at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Venice or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 5-day holiday in Venice will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Venice, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Venice offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Venice, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. Piazza San Marco, Rialto Bridge, and Doge's Palace are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Venice by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of Italy's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Venice promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Venice is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Venice's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in Italy.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Venice. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in Italy.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Venice reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Venice.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Venice fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Venice as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Venice, Italy!

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Hotel, 4 nights
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Destinations

Famous buildings, gondolas and monuments by the Rialto Bridge of Venice on the Grand Canal, Italy.Venice / 4 nights

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photo of sunrise in san marco square with campanile and san marco's basilica. Panorama of the main square of the old town. Venice, Italy.Piazza San Marco
photo of beautiful view from the canal grande to the famous rialto bridge in Venice, Italy, without people and clear, emerald water.Rialto Bridge
photo of Night view of piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale) in Venice, Italy. Architecture and landmark of Venice. Night cityscape of Venice .Doge's Palace
Photo of sunrise in San Marco square with Campanile and San Marco's Basilica, the main square of the old town, Venice, Veneto Italy.Saint Mark's Basilica
photo of The traditional bridge of the sighs of Barranco in Lima-PERU .Bridge of Sighs
Palazzo Contarini del BovoloPalazzo Contarini del Bovolo
Teatro La Fenice, Italy.Teatro La Fenice
Giardini della BiennaleGiardini della Biennale
photo of the Grand Canal and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Clear blue skies and wonderful water in the canal. Perfect water trip for a tourist venice italy.Peggy Guggenheim Collection
photo of Picturesque view of Gondolas on Canal Grande with Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute in the background, Venice, Italy. Selective focus on Gondolier .Santa Maria della Salute
photo of view Panorama picture of The Arsenale in Venice Italy.Venetian Arsenal
 photo of Gallerie dell'Accademia ,venice,Italy.Gallerie dell'Accademia
Amazing view of St. Mark's Basilica above the San Marco square in Venice, Italy.St Mark's Campanile
Punta della DoganaPunta della Dogana - Pinault Collection
Ca' Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art, Venezia-Murano-Burano, Venice, Venezia, Veneto, ItalyCa' Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art
Grassi Palace, Venezia-Murano-Burano, Venice, Venezia, Veneto, ItalyGrassi Palace

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Day 1 – Venice - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Venice - arrival day

  • Venice - Arrival day
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  • Rialto Bridge
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Venice. You’ll stay in Venice for 4 nights.

Drop by the renowned Rialto Bridge. This popular stone bridge has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 141,666 visitors.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Venice. Check-in at hotels in Italy normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Venice offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

Exploring the most popular attractions in Italy can make you lose track of time. Be sure to grab something to eat at one of the best restaurants in Venice.

Enjoy an outstanding Bib Gourmand dining experience at Local. Holding an impressive 1 Michelin-star rating and a remarkable menu, Local consistently impresses both foreign and local guests, earning praise for its exceptional contemporary cuisine.

Another renowned restaurant is Wistèria, one of the best Bib Gourmand 1-star Michelin fine dining venues in Venice. Take your pick from the contemporary and venetian menu, where each dish is a masterpiece meticulously crafted to delight your senses.

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable dining experience at Quadri in Venice. With its prestigious 1-Michelin star rating, the menu is crafted to delight your palate and take you on a culinary journey. This acclaimed restaurant with a Bib-Gourmand award, serves modern dishes that have garnered numerous reviews from satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Adagio, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 621 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Il Mercante. It is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 666 customers.

Trattoria Bar Pontini is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,176 customers.

This is the time to raise a toast for your 5-day city break in Venice! Savor the moment and look forward to immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning sights, and local delicacies of the city for the next few days to come!

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Day 2 – Venice

Day 2

Day 2 – Venice

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  • Piazza San Marco
  • St Mark's Campanile
  • Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Doge's Palace
  • Bridge of Sighs
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Get ready for another exciting day in Venice on day 2 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 3 nights ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in Venice.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to St. Mark's Square. This square is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 152,982 visitors.

St Mark's Campanile is another popular attraction you could visit today. This bell tower has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,884 visitors.

Saint Mark's Basilica is also highly recommended by travelers. This cathedral has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,439 visitors.

Doge's Palace is an attraction you won’t want to miss. Around 318,104 people visit this place every year. This palace is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 24,775 reviews.

Another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today is Bridge of Sighs. This footbridge has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 18,223 travelers.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Venice, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Venice below.

When you’re ready to eat, treat yourself to a nice meal at a top-rated restaurant in the city.

Make sure to book a table at Trattoria Al Gazzettino, a popular restaurant in Venice. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 3,378 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Farini during your stay in Venice. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 2,615 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of Nevodi, a renowned dining destination in Venice. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,127 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Cantina Do Spade, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,120 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Bistrot de Venise. It is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,931 customers.

Impronta is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,541 customers.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of Venice by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 3 – Venice

Day 3

Day 3 – Venice

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  • Ca' Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art
  • Grassi Palace
  • Teatro La Fenice
  • Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo
  • Giardini della Biennale
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Wake up to day 3 of your exciting city break in Venice. You still have 2 nights left in Venice, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most of today!

Journey into the unknown at Ca' Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,185 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Grassi Palace is a recommended place to visit. This museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2,160 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Venice is Teatro La Fenice. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,677 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Venice offers an experience you will remember.

Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Venice. This sightseeing destination promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.5 out of 5 stars in 11,745 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on Giardini della Biennale. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,729 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit.

Your discoveries in Venice do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Venice on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

When it’s time for dinner, try one of the most popular restaurants in Venice. Make sure to reserve a table in advance, as the best restaurants fill up quickly.

Make sure to reserve a table at La Palanca, an iconic dining spot in Venice. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,258 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Irish Pub Santa Lucia while in Venice. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,226 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Trattoria Dona Onesta, a favorite in Venice. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,220 discerning guests.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Osteria Bancogiro, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Osteria Bancogiro has earned an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,747 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Pizzeria Birreria Barbanera, a crowd-favorite. Around 1,540 customers have rated their experience at Pizzeria Birreria Barbanera an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The Irish Pub Venezia belongs to the list of the best bars in Venice, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,420 bar-goers.

Raise your glass and relax after another amazing day in Venice, Italy.

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Day 4 – Venice

Day 4

Day 4 – Venice

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  • Punta della Dogana - Pinault Collection
  • Santa Maria della Salute
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection
  • Gallerie dell'Accademia
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On day 4 of your fun city break in Venice, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 1 night left in Venice.

Make Punta della Dogana - Pinault Collection one of your first sightseeing stops in Venice. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,371 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This votive church is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,681 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Peggy Guggenheim Collection. This art museum has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 10,128 visitors. Up to 92,922 people travel to this site annually.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to Gallerie dell'Accademia and find out why 210,149 people visit this spot every year. A trip to this popular art museum is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.5 out of 5-star rating as given by 7,950 previous visitors.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Venice on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

When it’s time to eat, Venice has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Venice. At Devils Forest Pub, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,537 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Irish Pub Santa Lucia, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,226 reviews.

Al Parlamento is also one of the best places in Venice where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,028 customers.

Savor the memories of an amazing day in Venice, Italy!

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Day 5 – Venice - departure day

Day 5

Day 5 – Venice - departure day

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  • Venetian Arsenal
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Your city break in Venice is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in Italy.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Venice offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Venice.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in Venice.

Venetian Arsenal is an attraction you could visit on your last day in Venice. This naval arsenal has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 8,749 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Venice, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

As you conclude your city break in Venice, treasure the memories you've made. May they accompany you on your journey homeward while carefully planned travel arrangements ensure your safe return. It's time to say, "See you later, Venice!" and travel onwards.

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