One of the most beautiful and fascinating destinations in the world, Venice is a city that can be admired in 1000 different ways from history, poetry, art, millenary traditions, international events and much more. Visiting Venice is a once in a lifetime experience, full of points of interest and magic starting from the water that surrounds it!
One of the most beautiful cities in the world
A city full of history, poetry, art, tradition, culture, food and tourism!
How to get:
A much cheaper alternative is to park near the Mestre train station and from there take the train to Venice. The cost of parking varies between 8/15€ while the train ticket is 1.20€ and the trains leave every 8/10 minutes.
The "Quickly to Venice" service is offered in collaboration with ATVO for a cost of 25€ / person and is available from Monday to Friday.
An alternative is to get to Jesolo Punta Sabbioni by car and from there take the motorboat to Venice.
Getting around the city:
The cost varies from €7 for a single journey to €20 for a daily travel card. An excellent service to discover the major attractions of Venice is the "Vaporetto dell'arte" with unlimited hop on/off system. (full ticket 24 euros).
- Doge's Palace: 8:30 – 19:00 the ticket costs €16. Includes entry to the Correr Museum, National Archaeological Museum, Sansoviniana Library of the Marciana National Library.
- San Marco bell tower: 8:30 – 21:00 the ticket costs €8 to enjoy an excellent view of the city and lagoon.
- Clock tower: 10:00 – 16:00 the ticket costs €10 to visit one of the most original buildings in Venice. Completed in 1499 by Mauro Codussi in his Renaissance style. Not to be missed, the clock machine, the Moors and the bell and the drums.
- Scuola grande di San rocco: 09:30 – 17:30 the ticket costs €10 to visit this confraternity founded in 1478 and adorned by the magnificent Tintoretto in his most famous pictorial cycle with over 60 paintings .
- Jewish Ghetto: Represents an area of the city where Jews have lived since the 1300s. What we recommend is the tour of the Jewish museum and a visit to 3 of the 5 synagogues for €10 li>
- Do not miss the Rialto Bridge and the Rialto Market located in San Polo, the smallest district. The area is full of shops and restaurants, while the market is on the west side.
- Zattere, located along the Giudecca canal in the southern part of the city. Le Zattere represents one of the most beautiful and ancient areas of Venice. The Squero is interesting, near the church of San Trovaso, one of the few gondola production shops still active.
- Besides the Rialto, there are 3 other important bridges on the Grand Canal: Ponte degli Scalzi, Ponte dell’Accademia, Ponte della Costituzione
- Ponte dei sospiri: perhaps one of the most evocative bridges that connects the Doge's Palace to the new prisons. During the Serenissima, thousands of condemned people crossed the bridge looking at the sky and the water for the last time, sighing.
- Le Mercerie is perhaps one of the most famous calli in Venice that connects Rialto to San Marco, along the road that takes about 10 minutes there are numerous shops, stores and restaurants.
- Basilica di San Marco: 9:30 – 17:00 with free admission even if inside the basilica there are some paid places and works that deserve a visit such as the bell tower, the museum , the golden shovel and the treasure.
- San Giacomo di Rialto: this magnificent church is considered one of the most beautiful and ancient in Venice, built in 421.
- San Giovanni e Paolo: a beautiful Dominican church where many Venetian Doges were buried.
- San Simeone Piccolo: it is the last church built in Venice located in front of the Santa Lucia station.
- Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta: magnificent example of Byzantine architecture located on the island of Torcello.