Venice travel guide
Updated by Alfonsina 2 days ago
Before You Travel
Bookings needed & things you can prepare in advance to make most of your time once in Venice
Day 1 Piazza San Marco + surroundings
8 Points of Interest
Stroll along Riva degli Schiavoni on your first day in Venice and be amazed by the beautiful view... (More)
Day 2 Rialto + Burano + Murano
7 Points of Interest
Besides visiting the Rialto fruit and vegetable market, spend your second day exploring the color... (More)
A combined dish of sardines, prawns, squid and breaded scallops. In the past it was sold to take wrapp...+ More
Gnocchi of many types, but the most common are the ones made of potato. Kineglis -of pumpkin-, pistum ...+ More
The favorite dessert in Venice (and in almost all of Italy), the Tiramisu, consists of layers of sponge cak...+ More
Polenta con schie
Polenta with small fried prawns from the lagoon.
Polenta is typical of all northern Italy. Only the Italia...+ More
Getting from/to the airport
There are several options to get to the city center from Marco Polo airport, and the ones we prefer are:
How to move around
The distances in Venice are not far and almost every corner is beautiful, so I would suggest walking as much as you can and leave the boats or buses for longer distances. Gondolas One of...
Tailored Travel Planning
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Interpreti Veneziani: Concert in Venice
Listen to a spectacular concert in the 17th-century Church of Vidal in Venice. Mozart, Bach, Vivaldi, and m...+ More
Classic Gondola Ride
Enjoy a classic gondola ride in picture-perfect Venice.
Hours: 1 November - 31 March: daily at 15:00....+ More
I Musici Veneziani: Baroque and Opera Concert
Enjoy a magical night of opera in one of Venice's oldest theaters, the Scuola Grande di San Teodoro.
We really enjoyed the plans than Alfonsina customize. We found a hidden places impossible to find without a local :)