Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range

Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
4-hour Motorboat Cruise to Venice Lagoon Islands Murano Burano and Torcello
"Take a half-day cruise to the most famous Venetian islands known throughout the world for their picturesque scenery craft traditions and unique history. Reach the embarkation point at a few steps from St Mark’s Square get on board a comfortable motorboat and enjoy the introduction on Venice lagoon and its islands provided by your guide.Your first stop (approx. 40 minutes) will be in Murano sometimes referred to as the “Island of Glass” due to its ancient tradition of glass making. You will have the opportunity to visit one of its famous glass factories and see the glass being manufactured and blown. Alternatively you can visit Murano island on your own while respecting the scheduled meeting time for embarking again.Then your minicruise will continue towards Burano
From EUR20.00
 
St Marks Cathedral and its Treasures - Skip The Line Guided Tour
"St. Mark’s Basilica is surely one of the most famous and visited attractions in Venice. On the contrary not everyone knows the fascinating Cloister of St. Apollonia a precious treasure located not far from the Basilica. This tour originally combines a visit to them both escorted by our expert guide who will explain you their history and artistic importance. Small groups (maximum 25 people) will make it easier for you to feel the spirituality of these places of worship and enjoy their true nature.First of all you will be able to access St. Mark’s Basilica avoiding any line at the entrance and to lose yourself in the magical atmosphere of this church thanks to the skip-the-line entry included in the tour. After taking a comfortable seat in the middle of the ce listen to the long and tormented story of the church’s construction and how it became the Cathedral of Venice.Your guided tour will then continue with the visit of the 13-th century mosaics that adorn the dome and then you will admire the Treasur
From EUR22.00
 
Private Tour: Venice Film Locations Tour
"Follow in the footsteps of Johnny Depp Angelina Jolie Woody Allen and many more on an exclusive 3-hour cinetour of Venice! One of the most filmed (and photogenic) cities in the world Venice has played host to hundreds of films through the history of the cinema. Every film buff remembers the suggestive scenes of ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’ set in Venice ‘calli’ (narrow streets) and buildings or the Doge’s Palace depicted in Orson Welles’ ‘Othello’. Joining the tour you will be able to visit the locations in which these scenes were shot and learn about the anecdotes legends and stories related to the shootings and their protagonists. If you like romance films you can focus on the romantic scenarios you saw in movies like ‘Anonimo Veneziano’
From EUR298.00

More Local Customs in Mestre

Tips

Galatine Milk Candy

I love this Galatine Milk Candy since the day a friend brought me back a pack of It as a gift after a trip to Italy and I sometimes pester friends who go there to buy me a pack or two and since this...
View More
Tips

Visiting Friends Along the Via Piave

Aside from being one of the main commercial streets in downtown Mestre, the Via Piave is also a place for friends to meet and share the events of the day. According to my hotel, the park across the...
View More
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Top Hotels in Mestre

Hotels
36 Viale Stazione, near Venice-Mestre station, Mestre, Veneto, 30171, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
16 Viale Stazione, Mestre, Veneto, 30171, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Viale Venezia 11, Mestre, Veneto, 30171, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Via Monte Nero 3, Mestre, 30171, it
Show Prices
Hotels
Piazzetta Giordano Bruno 15, Mestre, Veneto, 30174, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Piazza le Donatori di Sangue 14, Mestre, Veneto, 30170, Italy
Show Prices

Top Things to Do in Mestre

Things to Do

Architecture - Historical Centre

It really is worth exploring Mestre's historical centre. The ancient Torre del'Orologio (a watchtower dating from the 1100s) stands guard over Piazza Ferretto and Piazza Matter. It later became part...
View More
Things to Do

Shopping

Whilst shopping is not my 'thing' I did notice that Mestre has lots and lots of shops: international chains, shops selling designer clothes, lots of shops selling rather lovely Italian-designed...
View More
Things to Do

Venice - Daytrip

Off course, this is the logical thing to do as the Main Attraction is Venice as Mestre only serves as your jump off point and where you are staying (since accomodations in Venice are quite sky high)...
View More
Things to Do

Torre dell'Orologio

The Torre dell Orologio is the oldest surviving building in Mestre. It dates back to the early 12th century and from what I could learn survived the devastation of World War 2. It is located on a far...
View More
Things to Do

Galleria Matteotti

Located adjacent to the Piazza Ferretto, the Galleria Mattteoti was a stunning surprise. Metal decorations on large glass windows joyfully announce your arrival at the galleria. Enclosed in a...
View More
Things to Do

Ponte della Libertà - Freedom Bridge

Mestre is connected to Venice Proper by the 3.85 kilometer (2.39 mile) long Ponte della Libertà (the Liberty Bridge). It starts at Via Del Liberta highway in mestre and ends at Piazalle Roma in Venice...
View More
TooTallFinn24's Profile Photo

TooTallFinn24

"Mestre 2013: Working Class Town Close To Venice"
View Member
leics's Profile Photo

leics

"Much more than expected!"
View Member
croisbeauty's Profile Photo

croisbeauty

"Mestre, la terraferma Veneziana"
View Member
Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo

Kuznetsov_Sergey

"Mestre close to Venice"
View Member
antistar's Profile Photo

antistar

"Venetian Value"
View Member