Welcome to our internet guide about
the city of Venice. The goal of this website is to help
people planning a trip to Venice. You will find an
overview of the most important sights, information on how to get
to Venice, public transport, cheap hotels and much more.
Venice has been one of the most popular
destinations for a city break worldwide for many decades.
In hardly any other city in Europe there are more sights.
Venice is unique. A big city without cars and roads, but
boats and canals. In addition you will find world famous
top buildings such as the
famous Doge's Palace at Piazza
San Marco (St. Mark's Square). Tourists love the many
bridges, especially the Rialto Bridge over the
in the heart of the city.
Do not forget the other islands
around Venice. The island of Murano is visited by
millions of tourists every year. Also beach lovers come in
the summer in the region. Lido di Venezia is an island
with a beautiful 10 kilometers long beach, only 15 minutes by
ferry from central Venice. Lido di Jesolo, just over 20 kilometers
north of Venice, is one of the major tourist destinations
Venice has the reputation of being
very expensive city. That is certainly not wrong. But you
can also travel to Venice cheaper than you think.
Especially the hotels in the old town are expensive. Many
regular travelers spend the night in Mestre, the big city on
the mainland opposite Venice. Here you can find cheaper
accommodation and you can go over a bridge to Venice
with a train or tram
for about 1.50 euros in a few minutes. If you
want to visit other islands around the lagoon city,
public transport is
a bit more expensive. But there are also affordable
options. For example, you can buy a weekly ticket for
almost all water buses (ferries), buses and trams for just 60 euros.
If you go to Venice, you should plan your
trip well. There are many great sights. Everybody is interested
in different things. This applies, for example, to the more
than 50 museums and galleries in Venice or cultural events
such as theatres, concerts and operas. One of the most
important opera house in the world is in the middle of
the old city of Venice, it is the grandiose Teatro la
The most important art museums in Venice
world-famous Museum Accademia Venice, the
Guggenheim Collection and the Museo Correr, which is also
a historical museum. Some of the
top sights of Venice
include some churches, the most famous is
Basilica. It makes sense to familiarize yourself a
bit with the history of the city before the holiday.
In the Venice area there are some
destinations that are ideal for a day trip. These include
cities such as Padua, the old town of Chioggia and the city of opera Verona.
Most of the information is
from 2017 and 2018, some texts and pictures are a bit older.
Important: This article was translated by a
non-native English speaking person. We apologize for mistakes.