In the north-east of Italy located with Venice a special city experience. Not for nothing is Venice considered one of the most visited cities in the world, the lagoon city exudes a very special atmosphere. Just stroll through the picturesque alleys or take a cruise through the canals and discover not only impressive places but also remote corners. Stress-free and at ease in an ÖBB Nightjet arrive and Venice with the exclusive advice of the travel expert Ruefa Gabriele Stiegen explore from its most beautiful side.
Tips for discovering the Ruefa
Obviously one should have the classic reference points as the magnificent Doge’s Palacethe St. Mark’s Basilica in St. Mark’s Square or the Rialto bridge have seen. But the Capital of the Veneto it abounds with many other highlights away from the tourist crowds.
Enjoy a fantastic view of Venice for the first time? Then you should definitely do it »Fondaco dei Tedeschi« to visit. Built in the 13th century as a trading post for German merchants, the palace now houses a Luxury department store and a roof terracewhich guarantees a fantastic view.
Get a slightly different perspective of the lagoon city from Island of San Giorgio Maggiore – on Bell tower of the Basilica there is also a great view.
Art lovers will find Guggenheim Museum the perfect place to go. In the former home of Peggy Guggenheim, an art collector and gallery owner of the 20th century, numerous works of modern art are preserved, including Works by Picasso.
Other special program pointwhich provides a little thrill, it is a walking tour in the Cannaregio district after sunset. A guided tour immerses you in an eerie atmosphere Ghost stories and ancient legends the area.
Just a short jump from Venice away are i two islands of Murano and Burano. Known for the The art of the glass blower be on Murano Not only guided tours offered, here you will surely find a nice souvenir to take home. Even Burano it shows itself on a very special side with its colorful houses.
Falstaff’s advice for pleasure
What would a visit to Italy be without culinary delights? The list ranges from excellent restaurant, fish restaurants And trattorias up to the typical ones Bacari – the Venetian wine bars, where delicious cicchetti are served. This is one of those famous addresses »Ancient Carampane«a great fish restaurant, or that »Thu«where traditional Venetian cuisine is interpreted in a modern way.
For Cicchetti it is better to stop in »Bar All’Arco« or inside »Real Venice Wine« a. The latter also offers a local wine shop. And don’t forget that »Harry’s Sweets«where you can enjoy fresh drinks and selected dishes with an excellent sea view.
Ruefa Venice pleasure package
- Train journey in the ÖBB Nightjet Double Standard sleeping car including breakfast on the train from / to Vienna, St. Pölten, Amstetten, Linz, Wels, Attnang-Puchheim and Salzburg to Venice Santa Lucia and back (2 nights)
- Basket of pleasure in the compartment: to get in the mood for the outward journey with Italian delicacies (Aperol Spritz, Bellini, Grissini, cubes of parmesan, Italian salami and amaretti) and for the return journey with typical Austrian specialties (Austrian wine, beer, fruit, crackers, spreads or cheese, sausage sticks and Sacher cubes)
- 2 nights (from Thursday to Saturday) a »All’Angelo Art Hotel Venice 4 *«
- 2x buffet breakfast in hotel
- Falstaff restaurant recommendation
Hotel »All’Angelo Art Hotel Venice 4 *«
The historical, typical Venetian hotel boasts an excellent location in an old building 17th century palacewithin walking distance of St. Mark’s Square REMOVED. Originally an art depot and home to important artists such as Braque, Matisse, Guttuso, Picasso and many others, today it houses numerous art objects. Located 2.5 kilometers from the train station, the hotel is easily accessible by public transport and also has a Private dock for gondolas and water taxis. The rooms, furnished in a traditional and elegant style, are equipped with every comfort. The rich breakfast buffet offers a wide choice of fresh and high quality products. the All’Angelo Art Cafè wine shop offers a good selection of the best wines and typical Venetian appetizers »Cicchetti«.
dates and prices
- 04.05. – 06/26/2022 – 2 + 2 nights (Wed-Sun) at € 579, –
- 29.06. – 02.10.2022 – 2 + 2 nights (Wed-Sun) at € 629, –
Bookable only in Ruefa travel agencies come on ruefa.at/falstaff