Venice, the city in northern Italy does not need much introduction. Who has not heard of this romantic city with the Gondolas and the strolling musicians that serenade you as you pass by? Anyone that loves to travel always has Venice as one of those places that has to be visited. For this reason Venice is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. In the year 2006, statistics show that it had almost three million international arrivals that year.
It is such a bewitching city that most rich and famous make a point to visit yearly. The Venice Film Festival alone attracts visitors in the international art world every year. Many of Venice’s attractions have been noted in countless movies and novels. The St. Mark’s Basilica is the most famous church of the area. It is renowned for its Byzantine architecture and lies on Piazza San Marco. The Horses of Saint Mark were installed on the basilica since about 1254.
Needless to say, a sophisticated city like this will have impeccable service. It will not disappoint. What can be better than Venice hotels? Venice is renowned for its unique and rich architectural style. The most famous is the Gothic style. The city is also a major shopping centre. Most of the fashionable shops and boutiques are in the Rialto Bridge and Piazza San Marco.
Venice is most famous for this glass work that is often called Venetian glass. The Murano glass has been made at this Venetian Island for centuries and it is known all over the world. The good news is that Venice hotels are not only for the rich and famous. There are budgets that fit anyone visiting this beautiful city. It is a good idea to research the many excellent hotels of the area and pick what is best for you and your budget.
There is something for every taste. There are the more opulent hotels with rich padded interior decor and antiques that will take your breath away. Some have original interior dating back hundreds of years with gilt-panelled recess, and brocade furniture. Others are simpler in taste, but still have that special charm that they city offers. All have warm friendly service. It is really a city that has to be experienced at least once in a lifetime.