VENICE

Venice is famous for being a romantic city full of canals and interesting renaissance architecture. The destination offers an amazing coastal landscape and has become one of the most popular tourist spots in Italy thanks to its unique geographical features, with canals and the sea playing a major part. The fact that this charming city in the north of Italy is totally free of cars and all transport within the city is by boat, gives this ancient city a magical atmosphere. There are many famous places to visit in Venice, such as St. Mark’s basilica, La Fenice opera house or the Rialto Bridge. Venice’s spectacular bridges and palaces date from the times when this city was an important commercial power in the Mediterranean region.

 

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Gondola Tour
  • St. Mark’s Basilica
  • St. Mark’s Square
  • Peggy Guggenheim Museum
  • Rialto Bridge
  • San Marcos Bell Tower

General Information

 

Altitude: 1 masl

Surface Area: 414 km2

Time Zone: UTC +1

Language: Italian

Currency: Euro

Voltage: 230 V

How to get there

Since Venice is located on a lagoon, the main means of transportation are by water, such as boats, vaporetti and water taxis, as well as trains. The closest airport is in Mestre, 8 km away, on the mainland, and it offers a bus service to Venice.

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