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Vacation Rentals Venice Italy

Whether you’re dreaming of curling up in a gondola on a romantic trip for two, or planning on taking your little ones to explore one of the most iconic cities in Europe, Venice is the perfect destination for every type of traveler. Enjoy some of the finest pizza and pasta in the world near the Piazza San Marco, wander the streets to see if you can spot some quintessential Venetian architecture, and lazily drift along the canals in your own traghetto.

When you’re done sampling the delights of Venice, make sure you have your dream villa to come back to after a long day of exploring, so you can feel at home in this glittering gem of a city. With villas that offer breath-taking canal views, and even alfresco dining areas inches from the lapping water, these homes are truly unforgettable. Our opulent homes are steeped in history and an aura of pure magnificence, located only moments from famous sights, cultural landmarks and delectable restaurants, for everything you need for a perfect stay in “The Floating City.”

Gondolas moored across from St Mark's Square in Venice
A water taxi in Venice

Things to do in Venice

  • Soft early morning light in St Mark's Square
    Saint Mark's Square
    Saint Mark's Square is an iconic piazza known for its stunning Basilica, elegant architecture, historic cafes, and bustling atmosphere. The square is the pulsating heart of the city, surrounded by marvels of history and architecture.

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    Get lost
    Yes, really! By far the best way to see Venice is to get off the busy tourist streets and get gloriously lost in the labyrinthine backstreets for a taste of authentic Venice.

  • Two gondolas being rowed through a shallow Venice canal
    Take a gondola ride
    Is it cliched? A little, but if you're a first-timer, can you really say that you've 'done Venice' without catching a ride in these iconic vessels, serenaded by your skilled gondolier as you glide through the waterways of the city?

  • View of the Grand Cala from the Ponte Dell'Accademia
    Admire the view from the Ponte Dell'Accademia
    Arguably the best view of the Grand Canal the domes of the city are found on the Ponte Dell'Accademia bridge. Top tip: get there for sunrise for otherworldly light conditions and fewer crowds.

  • The Doge's Palace, a grand historic building, with high tide from the lagoon
    Visit the Doge's Palace
    The Doge's Palace is a stunning Gothic palace renowned for its intricate architecture, rich history, and role as a symbol of Venetian power and culture, and is one of the most famous and grandiose buildings int he city. .

  • Colorful buildings lining a canal in Burano
    Take a day trip to Burano and Murano
    Get away from the bustle of central Venice with a trip to nearby islands. Burano is a colorful island known for its vibrant houses and lace-making tradition. Murano is famous for its glass-making heritage, producing intricate glass art and crafts.

  • The top of the Campanile di San Marco tower
    Climb the Campanile di San Marco
    Climbing the Campanile di San Marco offers a breathtaking view of Venice's iconic skyline. The ascent reveals intricate architecture and a panoramic vista, capturing the city's beauty and history in a singular experience.

  • The Bridge of Sighs - a short covered walkway between two historic buildings over a canal
    Pass by the Bridge of Sighs
    Gazing upon the Bridge of Sighs, one feels the weight of history etched into its stone arches. This Venetian masterpiece whispers tales of imprisoned souls and connects the realms of freedom and captivity with timeless elegance.

  • View of St Mark's Basilica church
    Marvel at St Mark's Basilica
    St. Mark's Basilica, a masterpiece in Venice, Italy, marveled for its Byzantine architecture. Gleaming mosaics adorn its interior, telling stories of art and history. A timeless symbol of Venice's grandeur, inviting awe and reverence.

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Indulge in the ultimate Venetian getaway with Top Villas' collection of opulent Venice villas, each designed to offer you a private haven of luxury and comfort. From the moment you step foot in your chosen villa, you'll be greeted by a dedicated team of professional housekeeping staff who are devoted to making your stay exceptional.

At Top Villas, we believe in going above and beyond to create extraordinary vacations. That's why we offer a range of carefully curated Travel Extras and Concierge service to enhance your Venice experience. Imagine embarking on a romantic gondola ride along the city's enchanting canals, serenaded by the soft melodies of a local musician. Or perhaps you'd like to delve into the artistic heritage of Venice with a tour of the world-renowned museums and galleries.

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, seeking a family retreat, or desiring a romantic escape, our Travel Extras allow you to customize your Venice getaway to match your preferences. Elevate your stay with these exclusive offerings and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

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Ducissa Venice villa on the Grand Canal

Venetian villas on the Grand Canal

It doesn't get more iconic than Venice's majestic Grand Canal. The canal is the floating city's highway, it's soul and it's most romantic and famous feature, and with a stay in many of our Venice villas, you can wake up everyday with a view of this incredible waterway.

Our Venice villas on the Grand Canal are some of the best located vacation rentals in the city, within walking distance of the city's best attractions, and with unbeatable views of the hustle and bustle of daily Venetian life on the water.

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Villas in Venice with hot tubs

Whether you're exploring the winding alleyways, visiting the islands and islets or viewing landmarks from a boat on the canals, you'll probably be covering some serious miles in Venice. After a busy day out and about in this wonderful city, a villa with a hot tub is just the thing for relaxing, unwinding and soothing weary muscles.

Our villas in Venice with hot tubs are ideal for winding down from the excitement of the day, in hot, bubbly, rejuvenating water, adding an extra luxurious element to your Venetian vacation