Venice, the capital of the Veneto region, is situated in the north-east of Italy on numerous small islands in the Venetian Lagoon. The “City of Bridges” stretches along the mouths of the Po and Piave rivers. It is a magical city known for its festivals and events, particularly the Carnival of Venice, world-famed for its elaborate masks. The gondolas, canals, amazing restaurants and unforgettable ambience make Venice a must-visit tourist destination.
In general, Italy is also a great country for international students to consider fora one-of-a-kind international study experience. Twelve universities in Italy had received awards based on positive student experiences. Many students are proud of studying in the prestigious universities that are internationally recognised and are happy with the self-development of their study experience. The country also offers various opportunities to learn the Italian language; while some Italian universities even offer English-taught courses.
Piazza San Marco
Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square) is Venice on parade where everyone comes to see and be seen. Considered one of the finest squares in the world and certainly Venice’s prime attraction, it is surrounded on three sides by the stately arcades of public buildings and on the fourth, by Basilica di San Marco’s riot of domes and arches and the soaring St. Mark’s campanile.
The best way to cruise the Grand Canal is on board a vaporetto (Venice’s water bus). Even though the canal may no longer be teeming with merchandise-lading cargo boats, it remains the main thoroughfare of Venice.The three-and-a-half-kilometre trip from the railway station to San Marco provides a superb introduction of the city, telling you more about the magical city.