Few cities can invoke such strong images by just saying their name... Venice, an absolute gem that is a must-see destination for everyone visiting the area. Situated atop 117 small islands, the stunning city is wired with a maze of canals, bridges and small streets that will take you on an inspiring journey across time. The annual carnival is certainly a major event, but the real beauty of Venice is obvious upon seeing the palazzi, Saint Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge. If you do not follow the beaten track and opt to randomly enter one of the many alleyways... Who knows where Venice will take you. Rich culture, shopping, stunning architecture, canal rides, Venice offers plenty and does so in a uniquely appealing style. The city of the winged lion is ready to welcome you with open arms.