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Basilica San Marco
With more than two square kilometres of astonishing mosaics, the Basilica of San Marco is one of the most renowned attractions in Venice, which you should definitely check out once your cheap flights to Venice are booked and you’ve arrived. This huge church is really fascinating, built on a Greek cross plan and crowned with five vast domes. Originally constructed as a shrine to St. Mark in the ninth century, it has been transformed over the years, after being destructed by fire and knocked down centuries ago. It is now the town’s major church and lots of public ceremonies occur here. Inside, a lift is provided, which takes visitors to the top where they can enjoy gorgeous views over the rooftops and lagoon. It is doubtlessly the city's most important and most popular attraction, drawing countless tourists, so it is recommended to get there early. If you can’t get enough of impressive churches, we can also recommend our cheap Rome flights, where the famous St. Peter’s Basilica awaits discovery or our great Vienna flight deals from Ireland, where the superb St. Stephens Cathedral can be visited.
The Grand Canal in Venice is a great stretch of water and it is often considered as being 'the most beautiful street in the city'. Strolling alongside the ancient canal is a fantastic way to explore some of the cities most mind-blowing and dazzling architecture. A tour at night is an especially great adventure, with the city's architecture reflecting in the water. You are just a few clicks away from booking cheap Venice flights that will ensure an ultimate, memorable vacation experience.
The Accademia Gallery hosts the city's single most sweeping art collection, with many astonishing and well-displayed artworks. With amazing paintings from the 14th century to the 18th century by world-renowned artists like Bellini, Giorgione, Rosalba Carriera and Veronese, to mention just a few, this gallery is amazing. The Venice Accademia is one of the most eminent and superb art displays in Italy. Founded in the 18th century the Accademia Gallery started as a Venice 'School of Painting' and moved to its current place on the Campo della Carità at the beginning of the 19th century, where it continues to attract visitors. For art enthusiasts our cheap flights to Venice are highly recommended, but we also offer great New York flight deals as well as cheap flights to London, where some of the world’s best art museums are located.
A journey to Venice would not be complete without a graceful and romantic gondola ride along the narrow canals and the Grand Canal. This city was without a doubt designed and constructed to be seen from the water, so this is definitely the best way to take in the gorgeous Venice atmosphere. Besides our cheap Venice flights we also offer great Auckland flight deals as well as cheap San Francisco flights, if you want to discover amazing cities further afield.