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In a city as filled with tourist attractions as Venice, its hard to know where exactly to begin. Maybe the best way is to get lost for a couple of hours and stroll beside its canals and finding its secret corners. No matter where this exploration takes you, its easy to find your way back to Piazza San Marco and the Grand Canal. To explore the surroundings of Venice we recommend doing so by renting a cheap car.
There is no doubt that Venice is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist cities in Europe. The city of Venice is divided into six quarters – Cannaregio, Castello, Dorsoduro, San Marco, San Polo and Santa Croce – and was founded more than 1,500 years ago on 117 different islands linked by a series of over 150 canals, 400 bridges and many ancient pavements. Car rental can help you to reach Venice from the airport, but vehicles cannot take you directly to some of the main attractions. If you opt for car hire, there are plenty of parking lots in the suburbs of the city and you can travel onwards by one of the more traditional modes of transport that the city is famous for.
To find out more about what you can do while in the city there are several branches of tourist information operated by the Azienda di Promozione Turistica and another tourism outlet at the Marco Polo Airport, where you can find details on all the major attractions and events. Venice can be an expensive city with many newly opened best hotels around the San Marco area although there are many cheaper options near to the train station and in good supply around Castello, Dorsoduro, Santa Croce and San Polo, and on Giudecca. Finding the right accommodation is relatively easy.
St Mark’s Basilica is one of the world’s most famous churches and both it and the Piazza San Marco can be found in the heart of Venice. Other tourist attractions include the Palazzo Ducale, which is a great example of the city’s Gothic architecture and while in the area visitors can opt to see some of the works of the world’s most famous artists including Bellini, Picasso, Titian and Tiziano at the Accademia Gallery.
A trip along the Grand Canal, the most beautiful street in Venice, can be taken by water-buses and water-taxies. Those who travel here in the evening will find it is one of the most memorable journeys that they will ever take. The Rialto Bridge over the canal is one of the main symbols of this iconic Italian city.
The Chiesa di San Sebastiano (Church of St. Sebastian) was built in the 16th century and the interior is filled with wonderful frescoes and canvases covering much of the ceiling and walls. It was decorated by the artist Paolo Veronese. As it features many of the astounding works of Veronese the church became his resting place after his death. Tourists can also see the 'San Nicolò' painting by Titan is at the entrance.
Car rental services can also be useful for those who want to spend a little time outside the city and it is one of the most convenient ways to get around this most beautiful region of Italy.
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