Venice is one of the most beautiful cities on the planet, there is no denying. With its Canals, ancient architecture and generally stellar weather there is never a more perfect place to take photographs. Yet, to newcomers the city can be frightening for it is all to easy to get lost in its labyrinth of alleys.
This list aims to define the top places to take remarkable and rememberable photographs - ones that will take pride of place in any photo album.
1. Piazza San Marco This is the place to be seen in Venice. The home to both the Doge's Palace and the Basilica this is the perfect place to take a photo. Best times of year to be caught here is in the Summer or when the square floods and all the waiters and locals emerge dressed to impress in wellies.
2. Doge's Palace
This is one of the most beautiful buildings on earth and any photo taken anywhere inside or out is stunning. The decor and the craftsmanship of the palace rival seem like something out of a fairytale.
3. Rialto Bridge This is the spot to get your photo of the Grand Canal. If you want to impress your Instagram followers simply rock up here and snap a top-notch picture with the stunning setting of the gondolas and the historic backdrop. Sunrise or sunset is the best time to get there; when the light touches the water just right it is almost magical.
4. The Tip of the Island on the Fontadamenta Salute This view looks out onto the main bay of Venice. With stunning views of San Marco it is a great place to take in the whole of the city in one photo. If you want to capture it all, this is the place to do it.
5. Any Restaurant with a Glass of Wine No holiday to Italy would be complete without an iconic photo of wine and Italian food. Pick any of the amazing restaurants in Venice, set yourself down and capture the essence of the city - good wine, good food, great company and stunning views.