Discover the magic and mystery of Venice, a city built entirely on water. Its gondolas, canals, amazing restaurants, and unforgettable romantic ambiance, Venice is definitely a city for one’s bucket list.
An entire stone city concocted from spires and cupolas seems to float on water. Along the iconic Piazza San Marco, elaborate buildings attest to its splendor and elegance. But the city’s character lies along crooked calli and across little bridges.
Cruise to Venice with The Dave Koz Cruise and start easily uncovering authentic local finds and having experiences that make you feel like you’ve really connected with a place are important elements in ensuring an extraordinary vacation. Have a bicerin, a hot mix of espresso, drinking chocolate and whole milk. Then step out into the palatial arcades and outdoor cafes of St. Mark’s Square. Waterfront palazzos, palaces, and churches make drifting down the Grand Canal feel like cruising through a painting. To really experience Venice you must go to the opera or to a classical music performance, nibble fresh pasta and pastries, and linger in the exhibit halls of an art gallery. Label lovers will drool over the high-end shopping in Piazza San Marco. Ready? Now you can really get going. Venice has 117 islands and a million stories of empire, longing, and glory.
May in Italy is an wonderful month, when the cold has lifted and the sun becomes a daily visitor. The air is still fresh and hardy foreigners can head to the beaches on the Lido. May is considered the best month for seeing Italy, with its sunshine, comfortable temperatures and flowers.