Rich in architectural gems, Venice is truly the ‘Queen of the Adriatic’. Every scene is a work of art - best viewed from a gondola, of course. Its dazzling beauty is equalled only by its setting, the miles of golden sand and deep blue waters of this breathtaking coastline where action and excitment is a way of life.
Museo Querini Stampalia
As you step through the entrance into this historical Venetian apartment with original paintings and furniture, you step into a story of life in Medieval Venice.
Piazza San Marco
Otherwise known as St. Mark’s Square, sit outside one of the many famous cafés and enjoy a drink like the locals. Why not take a trip to Caffè Florian, one of the oldest and most expensive Venetian coffee bars?
This historic regatta takes place in September and is the largest event of the year in Venice, seeing a colourful procession of boats along the Grand Canal, followed by competitive races.
La Mela Verde
Offering the best gelatos in Venice, la Mela Verde is located on the Fondamenta del’Osmarin in Castello. Freshly made daily, with flavours including green apple or rich cioccolato, or lemon mint and basil for the more adventurous.
“Nowhere in Europe offers the same combination of quality camping villages like those which fringe the beach in Cavallino with the treasures of a city like Venice so close by.”
Venice is a masterpiece of human spirit and ingenuity. And it's lovely too. A short boat ride from Marina di Venezia campsite will take you to the Bridge of Sighs, The Doge's Palace, The Rialto bridge packed with boutiques, St Mark's Square and the bell tower of San Marco Cathedral. Here, conversation is an art form. Walk along passing the open cafés and you'll encounter intense, animated discussion on every subject imaginable.
What to eat and drink in Venetian Riviera
No Venetian Riviera holiday would be complete without sampling a refreshing aperitif known as Prosecco, the local sparkling wine. Light white Pinot Grigio is the perfect accompaniment to pasta or seafood. Don't miss the chance to try the authentic hors d'oeuvres at a Venetian osteria. Afterwards, the hearty eau de vie Grappa makes an excellent digestif. Or, if you fancy yourself as a bit of a celeb, then don't miss out on world famous Bellinis or Martinis at Harry's Bar, hard to find but well worth the effort.
What to see and do in Venetian Riviera
During your holiday at any one of our five campsites in the Venetian Riviera; Union Lido, Pra delle Torri, San Francesco Village, Sant' Angelo Village or Marina di Venezia, why not escape to the long and gently sloping beaches of Lido di Jesolo, just perfect for children? Enjoy a cycle ride along the canals and country lanes in the Cavallino national park. It's a relaxed and tranquil way to see many of the historic villages and delightful market gardens Aqualand Waterparc in Jesolo. Visit the beautiful cathedral at Caorle which was built was built in 1038. Caorle itself is a coastal town in the province of Venezia, Veneto, located between the estuaries of the Livenza and Lemene rivers.