4 Days in Venice Itinerary Story

By Preeti Mehta

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Introduction

4 Days in Venice Itinerary Story

Venice, the capital city of northern Italy, is entirely built over a lagoon in the...

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Day 1

Venice's Greatest Hits: Piazza San Marco, The Doge's Palace and a Gondola ride

Start the first of your 4 days in Venice by exploring the iconic Piazza San...

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Day 1 - Stop 1

Breakfast at Grancaffè Quadri

Start your first day in Venice with a sumptuous breakfast at the Grancaffè Quadri. It...

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Day 1 - Stop 2

Saint Mark’s Basilica (Basilica di San Marco)

Saint Mark's Basilica is one of the many historical places to visit in Europe and...

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Day 1 - Stop 3

Campanile di San Marco

San Marco Campanile is the city’s famous bell-tower that stands as the tallest structure in...

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Day 1 - Stop 4

Take a Gondola Ride

Most people visiting Venice have Gondola rides on the top of their bucket list. It...

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Day 1 - Stop 5

Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs)

Undoubtedly the most photographed place in Venice, the bridge of sighs spans the Rio di...

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Day 1 - Stop 6

Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace)

For the next stop, walk over to the Palazzo Ducale, a beautiful white stone palace...

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Day 1 - Stop 7

Lunch & Gelato at Piazza San Marco

After seeing the impressive palace, it's time for head over for some lunch. Venice is...

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Day 1 - Stop 8

Ponte di Rialto (Rialto Bridge)

The world-renowned bridge of Venice, Rialto Bridge, is the most iconic and oldest of the...

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Day 1 - Stop 9

Mercati di Rialto (Rialto Markets)

After you take some memorable photos at the Rialto Bridge, head over to the Rialto...

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Day 1 - Stop 10

Dinner along Canale Grande at Ristorante Terrazza Sommariva

After the long day of sightseeing and exploring so many things to do in Venice,...

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Day 2

Artistic & Historical Venice: Canareggio and Dorsoduro

On your second day in Venice, you can delve into the artistic, religious, and culinary...

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Day 2 - Stop 1

Breakfast at Sullaluna

Start the second day at Fondamenta della Misericordia – the longest street in Canareggio. Translating...

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Day 2 - Stop 2

Madonna dell’Orto Church

This Gothic 14th century built church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and is still...

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Day 2 - Stop 3

Museo Ebaico di Venezia (Jewish Museum)

At Museo Ebaico di Venezia, you can learn about the long and turbulent relationship of...

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Day 2 - Stop 4

Cicchetti Lunch at Hostaria Vecio Biavarol dal Puppa

On your second day, enjoy a traditional Venetian lunch at Hostaria Vecio Biavarol dal Puppa....

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Day 2 - Stop 5

Galleria dell’Accademia

The next stop after lunch is Venice's most prominent art gallery, which is filled with...

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Day 2 - Stop 6

Ponte dell'Accademia (Accademia Bridge)

Accademia Bridge is one of the four bridges in Venice crossing over the Grand Canal....

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Day 2 - Stop 7

Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute

Most of the Venetians keep the story associated with Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute...

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Day 2 - Stop 8

Night Out at Campo Santa Margherita

One of the best ways to spend your evening in Venice is a visit to...

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Day 2 - Stop 9

Dinner at Margaret Duchamp

After roaming the streets and exploring Campo Santa Margherita, it is time to head over...

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Day 3

Island Hopping to Murano and Burano

On the third day of your Venice itinerary, I recommend you go island hopping to...

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Day 3 - Stop 1

Breakfast at Café Vecio

In the morning, take a Vaporetto to the island of Burano to start your day...

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Day 3 - Stop 2

Burano Waterfront

After breakfast, you can start exploring the island of Burano. Burano is undoubtedly one of...

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Day 3 - Stop 3

Museo del Merletto (Lace Museum)

Burano is known throughout the world for the lace craftsmanship that is carried out here....

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Day 3 - Stop 4

Lunch at Al Gatto Nero Da Ruggero

Today I recommend you have lunch at a small family-operated trattoria located on the Burano...

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Day 3 - Stop 5

Museo del Vetro (Museum of Glass)

After lunch, take another Vaporetto and head over to the island of Murano to experience...

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Day 3 - Stop 6

Basilica di Santa Maria e San Donato

Undoubtedly the most beautiful church in Murano, it is the most important Duomo on the...

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Day 3 - Stop 7

Shopping in Murano

Murano is an excellent place if you want to do some shopping, whether it is...

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Day 3 - Stop 8

Dinner at Trattoria bar Serenella dal Coco

After a full day of exploring the islands of Murano and Burano, it is time...

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Day 4

Exploring the underrated Castello Area

Castello is a sprawling neighbourhood located on the eastern end of Venice’s main island bordering...

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Day 4 - Stop 1

Breakfast at Pasticceria Da Bonifacio

Start your last day in Venice by sipping on some delightful cappuccino and enjoying light...

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Day 4 - Stop 2

Chiesa di San Zaccaria

After breakfast, head over to the Chiesa di San Zaccaria, a famous Gothic-Renaissance church that...

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Day 4 - Stop 3

Arsenale di Venezia

Arsenale di Venezia, also known as the Venetian Arsenal, is a state armoury and shipyard...

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Day 4 - Stop 4

Basilica of San Pietro di Castello

After you finish exploring Arsenale di Venezia, keep strolling east-bound till you reach Basilica of...

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Day 4 - Stop 5

Castello Waterfront

One of the most serene and relaxing parts of the city where you can spend...

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Day 4 - Stop 6

Lunch at Nevodi

One of the best restaurants in Venice ‘Nevodi’ is located in the neighbourhood of Castello....

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Day 4 - Stop 7

Chiesa Di San Giorgio Maggiore

After lunch, head over to San Zaccaria Vaporetto stop located near Doge’s Palace and take...

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Day 4 - Stop 8

San Pantalon

For the next stop, head south and visit the Catholic church of San Pantalon. Its...

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Day 4 - Stop 9

Sunset at the Grand Canal

On the final day of your 4 days in Venice, don't miss the vista that...

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Day 4 - Stop 10

Dinner at Antica Locanda Montin

Have dinner in Venice’s 'secret garden’ Antica Locanda Montin. You will find some of the...

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Conclusion

Conclusion

The best way of experiencing Venice's cultural uniqueness and artistic riches is to plan the...

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