Apartments in Venice Venice. Canals, winding streets, gondolas, and ancient renaissance and baroque palaces…This Italian city made up of over 100 interconnected islands is one of Europe’s most fascinating. Venice carnival with its characteristic masks, refined period costumes is the world’s most famous and an inspiration to artist. At Friendly Rentals we have years of experience renting out holiday apartments. We can offer you the best accommodation fro your holidays in Venice. Our lofts and apartments I Venice will enable you to enjoy a unique stay in the city of canals. Renting an apartment in Venice is a magnificent alternative to a luxury hotel since you can count on having all the comforts of home. Our wide selection of holiday apartments in Venice enable you to find the accommodation which best suits your needs. We have small studio apartments perfect for a romantic weekend or business trip to larger apartments catering to large groups and families. Eating Out in Venice Like the rest of Italy pizza and pasta are very common in Venice however there are other standout regional rice, fish and seafood dishes worth seeking out. Moving away from the main tourist areas you will find many small bars offering “cicchetti”, small tapas like snacks accompanied with a glass of white wine. Other typical Venetian dishes are pickled sardines, polenta and rice which is usually prepared with peas and prosciutto or squid ink. For dessert there is only one real option, Tiramisu, which was invented in Venice. What to See in Venice The centre of Venice is St Mark’s Square with the pigeons circling overhead and surrounded by the impressive St Mark’s Cathedral, Ducal Palace, Watch Tower…close by is the Baroque style Bridge of Sighs which leads to the Palace dungeons. Another famous bridge in Venice is the Rialto lined with shops it crosses the Grand Canal. Art lovers have an obligatory stop at the Gallerie dell’Accademi, where the works of the great Venetian masters are housed. Other sights to visit in Venice are the Ghetto Ebraico, the Fenice theatre, Burano and Murano Islands and Ca’Rezzonico. Shopping in Venice The main shopping area in Venice is in the streets around the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square. Many prestigious Italian fashion labels can be found around the Accademi. If you are looking for a typical souvenir from Venice rather than fashion you can’t go past a carnival mask. Other unique pieces you can buy are Venetian glass from the island of Murano or linen from Burano. Venice for Kids The kids will have a great time in Venice. Apart from finding all the lions which are hidden around the city the kids will love travelling in a vaporetto, eating loads of gelato, climbing the bell tower of the Campanile de San Marco and learning some glass blowing techniques on the island of Murano. Nightlife in Venice Venice isn’t very well known for its nightlife. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of things to do when the sun goes down. The best places to go out in Venice can be found in the Dorsoduro neighbourhood where there are lots of student bars and live music. There are alos anumber of bars in Rialto and Canareggio, Don’t forget to try a Bellini, the typical Venetian cocktail. Why Rent with Friendly Rentals? Friendly Rentals offers fully equipped apartments in Venice complete with kitchen, WiFi and many other comforts to make you feel at home. We are always available during office hours and we have a 24 hour hotline in the unlikely case of an emergency. Our apartments are in the centre of Venice or within walking distance of the city’s main sights. Staying in a Friendly Rentals apartment in Venice you will experience the city like never before.