Commonly referred to as Venice Marco Polo Airport and located 45 minutes away from the stunning city of Venice, hiring a car is the perfect way to start your holiday here.
Discover Venice - the Top Attractions
The Palazzo Ducale is a major landmark in Venice and found on the shore of the Grand Canal. Make sure that you explore it in full. Whilst in this area, the Basilica di San Marco is a beautiful example of Byzantium architecture and another fantastic attraction of Venice.
Head to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and marvel at the vast array of modern art on display.
If you want to soak up the sunshine, Lido Beach is definitely for you. Perfect for an afternoon jaunt or simply a tranquil day, this wondrous area shows a different side to Venice.
Day Trips From Venice
Travel towards Padova, home to Prato della Valle the largest and possibly the most wondrous square in Europe. The canal lined with statues is particularly beautiful.
Verona is packed with stunning sights to behold including the Arena, a Roman amphitheatre, and the House of Juliet, including the balcony famed in the Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet. Don’t miss the Torre dei Lamberti - climbing this tower is a must whilst in Verona; it gives great open views of the city and gives you a real feel for the medieval meandering layout of the city.
Rent a car and travel to Bologna. Wander along Via Rizzoli, one of the main streets here. Also home to the Fountain of Neptune, there is plenty to explore in this wonderful city.
Take a trip to Ravenna which is a treasure chest of art, history and culture of the first order. In its glorious past, it was a capital three times between the 5th and 8th Centuries and the magnificence of this period has left important remains that have come down to us today. Enjoy the seaside in Ravenna and go sailing, fishing or just swim.
Visit Florence with your hire car. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy and the centre of Italian Renaissance. Florence's museums, palaces, and churches house some of the greatest artistic treasures in the world. These include the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Uffizi, the Bargello, and the Accademia. Wander some of the oldest streets in the city until you reach the Arno River, cross the Ponte Vecchio, and experience the Oltrarno. For outdoors fun spend a day at the Boboli Gardens or climb the hill to the church of San Miniato al Monte to experience an enchanting view of Florence.