What is absolutely not to be missed on your holiday in Venice? Be sure to include these 8 attractions/activities on your list!

1Venice In a Day: Basilica San Marco, Doges Palace & Gondola ride – First time in Venice? Maximize your time in the city with a full-day itinerary that ticks off all the most memorable attractions

2Murano & Burano Islands Fully Guided Small-Group Tour by Private Boat – Situated just across the Venetian Lagoon from Venice, the lovely islands of Murano and Burano are world-renowned for their traditional artisan crafts. Watch centuries-old glassblowing techniques in Murano, and marvel at the detailed stitches of exquisite Burano lace.

3Musica a Palazzo ‘Traveling Opera’ Performance in Venice – Experience an evening of opera in Venice, surrounded by the historical elegance of a 15th-century palace. Choose from adapted versions of ‘The Barber of Seville,’ ‘La Traviata,’ or ‘Rigoletto’ . Then, take your seat among the small audience and admire the ornate surroundings and period furnishings bathed in candlelight and toast your evening out with a glass of Prosecco!

4Private Photo Shoot in Venice with Gondola Ride – Make your romantic memories of the canal city last forever with a private gondola ride and photo shoot in Venice.

5The Real Hidden Venice – Discover a side of Venice many tourists never see with this ‘secret Venice’ walking tour. Discover authentic local neighborhoods, admire its quiet canals and tiny artisan workshops that still handcraft traditional masks and gondolas.

6Dolomite Mountains and Cortina Semi Private Day Trip from Venice – Get out of Venice for the day to visit the UNESCO-listed Dolomite Mountains. Visit the chic mountain town of Cortina d’Ampezzo and take a break at two beautiful mountain lakes: Lake Braies (winter/spring) and Lake Misurina – the ‘Pearl of the Dolomites’ (summer)

7Private Prosecco Wine, Charming villages and Palladian Villa Day Tour – Escape the crowds of Venice for a full day of sightseeing in the enchanting hill towns of Veneto ( up to 8 participants) Wander the charming medieval streets and gardens of Asolo and Bassano del Grappa, and visit the well-preserved Villa Barbaro, designed by the famous Renaissance architect Palladio. At the end Sample prosecco wine at a vineyard located in the Veneto wine country.

8Experience Venice like a Local: 5 Cicchetti & 5 Wines – Follow your local guide to different ‘enotecas’ (wine bars) to discover where local Venetians go to drink and mingle. Visit the city’s best cicchetti bars and taste the famous Venetian tapas-style dishes with a glass of local wine at each stop.