Venice and its Lagoon are one of the top destinations for foreigner tourists, in fact is the second city by tourist flow after Rome. The enchanting Serenissima (name that derives from the Venetian Republic era) is also listed by Unesco as World heritage site and offers many attractions all around the year; this time we discover what we can do during summer and which romantic routes we can follow booking a stay in a boutique hotel in Venice.
Walks in the historical center of Venice
For first the famous locations, then the most peculiar corners: if you’ve never been to Basilica di San Marco (St. Mark’s Basilica) and Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace), signs of the city, you cannot miss them. The Basilica is decored with golden mosaics, while the polychrome facade dates back to XIII century, inside you can admire the Golden Pall and St. Mark’s Treasure. The Doge’s Palace is a sublime example of Venetian gothic style, now houses the Civic Museum and has 3 wings around a coutyard with porch, that has a marble decorationin Renaissance style and the Well by Alberghetti dating back to 1559.
Another venue very famous is Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs), that connects the New Prison and is built with white limestone, its name derives from â€śthe last sighâ€ť by the sentenced to death that walked here before their own execution.Â For a full view above the romantic Venice you can go to the Bell Tower of St. Mark’s Basilica, using the elevator and enjoying the exclusive panorama of one of the favorite places by travellers.
Sunny days, long walks on the seashore, regenerating swims, hours spent tanning, aperitifs at sunset, nights at the most exclusive disco clubs: these are some ingredients of an holiday in a seaside resort. The difference with other turistic experiences is the accommodation facility, the charm of the destination, the quality of services and the details that make a location as the Versilia River unique worldwide.Â So we’re going to discover why this place is so famous and which cities you can choose for a luxury holiday in Tuscany.
Versilia, an evergreen for demanding tourists
Some geographical information about this territory: is at the foot of the Apuan Alps, the Riviera overlooks the Ligurian Sea. The towns that are part of the historical Versilia are: Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi, Seravezza e Stazzema and its name derives from the river Versilia.Â The tourist vocation of this place is due to its golden beaches, the many bathing establishments equipped with all the comforts and the lively social life of the summer evenings.