Venice: Culture and Arts
Queen of the Adriatic
The city is still a must for any art holiday in Italy. Venice, one of the most remarkable and extraordinary cities in Europe, has been a first-class cultural centre from time immemorial. During the epoch of the Renaissance, Venice was among the most important art and cultural centres, with its own style of musical composition and a host of great painters and artists. Today, Venice is still a city of culture, which can be felt everywhere through its unique atmosphere of romance, art and architecture. Holiday makers with an interest in the Venetian school of painting should be sure to visit the Gallerie dell'Accademia, with its many masterpieces by Bellini, Giorgione, Tintoretto and Titian. A cultural tour of the Venice is a really fascinating experience because the region offers cultural landscapes not seen in the whole of Europe.