You’ll never run out of things to do in Venice as Christmas promises to be fab! Venice is marked by a variety of Christmas ornaments and beautiful sights. Behold the fascinating ornate architecture, canals and piazzas of Venice brightly lit up, beautiful fireworks in the night skies with Christmas trees everywhere you turn. Our list of things to do in Venice just got bigger, have a look!

Watch the Babbo Natale Regatta

Babbo Natale Regatta in Venice


As an alternative to dashing through the snow one-horse open sleigh, Santa Claus paddles through the canals by Gondola in Venice. Should you find yourself in Venice during the Christmas season, don’t miss out on the Babbo Natale Regatta. Come to watch 50 Venetians stalwart rowers in their Santa Claus outfits. This exciting sport will put a smile on your face.

See Murano Glass Christmas

Murano glass Christmas tree in venice

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“O Christmas tree, o Christmas tree, how lovely are thy branches” is what comes to mind when you see this Christmas tree. Just as we look forward to the Zenith bank Christmas decorations at the Eko hotel roundabout in Lagos Nigeria, The Murano Glass Christmas tree in Venice is a sight to behold. Known as the world’s largest glass Christmas tree weighing about 3 tons, 8.5m tall and 3m wide this Christmas tree is made with 1000 glass tubes and 2000 metals rods.  Behold the beauty of this Christmas tree with your loved ones – a great opportunity to take selfies and groupies with friends and loved ones.


Take a Romantic stroll on a Christmas night

romantic christmas walk in venice

Venice is a very romantic city at night and on Christmas nights it is even magical walking through beautiful Christmas lights and decorations with your lover. The bridges and canals are spectacular. Take a stroll through scenic spots afterwards find a quiet spot to stop, cuddle and stare at the star-studded skies – you will find a not so private but private spot for you and your boo. The city of Venice inspires romance.

Visit Venice Christmas Market

Venice small market

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Every year, thousands of people from around the world go shopping in Venice for Christmas souvenirs. Explore eye-catching exhibitions at the Venice Christmas Market such as handmade lace decorations, glass tree ornaments, decorated masks and more. Campo San Polo has a small Christmas market where you find lots of local gift shops. Plan a convenient trip by booking your hotel in Venice online with Wakanow.

Visit St. Mark’s Square

St mark square venice

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Otherwise called Piazzo San Marco, the St. Mark’s Square is a standout amongst the most excellent square on the planet unquestionably a standout amongst the most beautiful attractions in Venice. The Mark’s Square is a heritage from the hundreds of years where Venice was known as an intense sea republic. You could climb the Campanile di San Marco and appreciate a stunning perspective over the entire city of Venice of maybe some impeccable espresso, incredible mixed drinks and scrumptious snacks.

Visit Venice Museums

Museum Tapestries Basilica in Venice Italy

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Venice has a rich wellspring of history in its museums. In the event that you are an admirer of painting, you would discover the Renaissance sketches hung underneath extravagantly cut roofs, this site is so captivating. Find an incredible assortment of arts and artefacts in the museums. Venice’s museums are for the most part situated in old palaces, so while you admire the beautiful architecture you also get to see many famous paintings by Italy’s best artists. Consider purchasing the Museum Pass that permits you a hitch-free access to up to 11 museums.

Pick up some Useful Venetian/Italian Vocabulary

Most travel lovers love to take on new vocabs. Whether you’re in a restaurant or taking a stroll around Venice there are several polite ways to pick up a new vocabulary from Venetians closest to you see below:

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There is an endless list of things to do with your loved ones this Christmas however, Christmas in Venice is spectacular you know this as soon as you get on a water taxi – float through the Grand Canal, with an artist singing to serenade you, you’ll feel like you’re painting the town red. Feel free to share with us your experience in Venice.

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  1. Gioia Mancini January 2, 2018 at 12:51 pm Reply

    Venice I love that place.It was my best Christmas I enjoyed there.With the beautiful location and romantic weather, its got even better to celebrate.Thanxs “Free Venice City Tour” for making everything possible and memorable.I loved every place you mentioned here.The best part was the walking tour in the evening with beautiful lights.

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