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Things to know about Venice

Venice is a place that everyone dreams of visiting at least once in life: its picturesque canals, its islands and its fascinating ancient history make it a unique city in the world, pervaded by a timeless romantic charm. Venice is one of the most famous and popular Italian cities, and no trip to Italy would be complete without a visit to this enchanting gem full of art and culture. Among its many attractions and traditions, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a magical atmosphere you will never forget. 
Visitors to Venice will be spoiled for choice: the St. Mark's Square is one of the most famous squares in Italy, dominated by the St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace, two among the best attractions of Venice, rich in treasures to be discovered. 
But the real protagonist of the city is the water: Venice has developed its life-style having water all around, moving from the narrow canals up to the renowned Grand Canal, with its elaborate palaces all around, which tell the history of the city; and let's not forget the islands of the lagoon, as well as Murano, Burano and Torcello that are the witness of the many souls of Venice
If you visit Venice, let yourself be enchanted by its traditions: the universally-famous Carnival of Venice, an epic riot of colors and vibrancy, as well as the the creation of its typical masks, a true craftsmanship practice that boasts centuries. Also, the Venice Lido, is inextricably linked to the world of cinema, because of its illustrious Festival; while the Murano Island is one of the world capitals of craft glass production.
Visiting Venice it also means a place where one can learn about the history and tradition.