Venice: Shopping Holiday

Queen of the Adriatic

Shopping in Venice can be a dream or a nightmare! Generally speaking, leathers and other items can be purchased much cheaper in other cities. The most famous shopping area in Venice is the Mercerie. The Merceris is a set of narrow streets linking St. Mark’s Square and Rialto. You can find everything from designer clothing, to glass products, handbags, shoes, linens, and books in this area. However, for the best selection of glass pieces and lace, you should consider taking a boat to the Murano and Burano islands. You can find glass pieces ranging from chandeliers to jewelery here. Don't expect to find any mega malls or massive department stores during your Venice vacation.