Venice travel guide

Updated by Alfonsina 2 days ago

 

Before You Travel

Bookings needed & things you can prepare in advance to make the most of your time once in Venice

Tickets & activities you NEED to book in advance


The huge majority of travelers visit the following attractions. They need ...

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Pick your Transfers & Transport Cards


Marco Polo is a very busy airport, booking your transfer ...

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Other recommended arrangements


Book your tours, guides & activities: the best tours sell ...

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Top Things To Do

Top things to do in Venice for someone who comes for the first time

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Peggy Guggenheim Collection

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection Museum has exhibitions of modern art located in the Palazzo Venier dei...

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Mercato di Rialto

This is the famous farmer's market that offers fruits, vegetables and fish. It was established in 1250 ...

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Santa Maria della Salute

This church was built in 1631 and it was designed as a promise of the venetians to Our Lady of Health ...

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Ponte del Rialto

The Bridge of the Rialto is the most antique bridge of Venice. It gained importance because of its location...

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Teatro la Fenice

The Fenice Theater is one of the most famous and beautiful theaters of the world. The name was given to it ...

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Isola di Murano

Murano consists of 7 different islands all linked together by bridges. The area has been occupied since the...

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Venice Itineraries

Free itineraries to help you plan your days in Venice

Love Your Trip

Our selection of Services & Activites to make your trip even better

Food & Drink

Our selection of dishes, activities & places you must taste

Tailored Travel Planning

Plan your trip with a Local Hero that will create tailored daily itineraries based on your budget, dates, age, interests or anything you're dreaming to experience

Nightlife

Top things to do and places to go to party in Venice with your friends

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Erbaria

Erbaria is on the San Polo side of the Rialto Bridge, and it's made up of three squares which are great...

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Campo Santa Margherita

This is considered the best area of the city to go out for some drinks at night. It's crowded with smal...

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Skyline Rooftop Bar

This bar is located on the rooftop of the Hilton Molino Stucky hotel. It has amazing views of central ...

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Venice Jazz Club

Venice Jazz Club is one of the best clubs in the city and definitely the best to enjoy a night with live mu...

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Chet Bar

This is a cocktail bar that serve really good, well prepared cocktails. The prices are average for the area...

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Margaret Duchamp

One of the best places in Campo Santa Margherita to have a drink at night is Margaret Duchamp. They offer f...

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Families

Top things to do in Venice with kids: Activities and places for the whole family

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Isola di Burano

The Island of Burano is most famous because of its colorful houses and its lace work. The name "Burano...

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Museo del Vetro

The Glass Museum houses the largest historical collection of Murano glass in the world, with pieces that da...

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Carnival Mask Workshop

Create your own Carnival Mask to take home with the guidance of an experienced instructor and learn about t...

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Museo Storico Navale

This museum is dedicated to the Venetian naval tradition and it exhibits ship models, antique navegation in...

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Glass factory

Take a guided tour through the factory and be amazed by a demonstration of a master glass blowing artisan.

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Need To Know

Practical information & general advice to prepare your trip

Introduction


Venice is the capital of its region, Veneto, and it ...

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Dangers & precautions


Venice, as well as the rest of Northern Italy, is ...

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Local opening times


Most of the stores in Venice are usually open Monday ...

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How to Move around


Walking

The distances in Venice are not far and almost ...

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Events

Shows, festivals, traditions, markets, concerts or cultural exhibitions

Tailored Travel Planning

Plan your trip with a Local hero that will create tailored daily itineraries based on your interests and needs

Uniq Guides

Squeeze your time, discover hidden gems, eat & drink where locals do

About the author

Alfonsina

I am from Argentina. I love having breakfast in nice cafes, attending art events and some rock n roll nights ;)

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Reviews

Daniel

We really enjoyed the plans than Alfonsina customize. We found a hidden places impossible to find without a local :)


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