Alappuzha, formerly anglicized as Alleppey . Dotted with houseboats and paddy fields, this tranquil town on the Malabar coast is sure to give you the idyllic holiday that you seek.

- Head out on a speed boat for a day picnic to the nearby Pathiramanal Island  - Stay at an Alleppey houseboat  - Take a bike ride around the town  - Enjoy a country-style meal and fresh toddy palm  - Rent a kayak or a shikara boat and sail down the Vembanad Lake.

Things to do in Alleppey:

Places to visit in Alleppey

- Vembanad Lake - Alleppey Beach   - Punnapra Beach   - Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple  - St. Mary’s Basilica

Must visit places in Alleppey:

- Krishnapuram Palace  - Bay Island Driftwood Museum  - Revi Karuna Karan Memorial Museum

Alleppey for history lovers:

Alleppey for foodies

- Taste of Venice  - BayRoute Bistro  - Hassan’s Family Restaurant  - Noorjahan Restaurant and Bakery  - Halais Restaurant  - Oru Dosa Company

Your taste buds haven't experienced Allepey if you haven't tried the Ghee Roast Dosa and Malayalee Parotha, along with "Toddy", a locally fermented alcohol beverage made from palm tree and coconut palms. Check out these top-rated restaurants on your tour :

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Places to visit near Alleppey:

Follow this detailed travel guide before visiting Alleppey