Marble palaces, exquisite canal passages, and picture-perfect piazzas; welcome to the ever-enchanting floating city of Venice. An extensive labyrinth of islands strung together by stone alleys, bridges and the odd town square, Venice gives travellers a chance to get truly lost, and enjoy it. This city harks back to eras gone by, with no roads limiting travellers to foot and boat, and grandiose Venice attractions including 16th and 17th palaces, basilicas and gallerias keeping all things classical at its core. A city built on water, Venice uses its unique location to its advantage, it’s garden islands and aquaculture the base for a thriving foodie scene where fresh produce and ancient Venetian spices rule. Travellers the world over agree, there is nowhere quite like Venice…
From mystical waterfalls to tranquil lakes, you’ll love a cheeky paddle at these watering holes.
Forget fairy tales, real life is where it’s at with these swoon-worthy sites on the agenda.
Accessible only by boat or strenuous hike, these hostels fall far beyond the typical tourist's radar.