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Plan your trip to Venice, Italy
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Venice and Italy are still struggling to
reopen for tourism during COVID-19,
but it's never too early to brainstorm or plan a trip for next year. You can start by browsing
the list of topics below or our comprehensive
Learn about the city, including
how to arrive by plane, train,
car, or ship.
Don't miss our Venice Q&A, our
list of Top 11 Tourist Mistakes
(and how to avoid them), our information on
acqua alta flooding, and our
tips on walking in Venice.
We also have guides to Mestre
and the Lido di Venezia, plus advice on
luggage storage and
matters in Venice, so begin with our No. 1
Venice hotel warning. Also see
10 hotels near airport
buses, 17 hotels near
cruise ships, and 43
hotels on the Grand Canal.
Our Venice hotel directions for
200+ hotels will save you from getting lost. For a "home away from home"
stay, see Venice apartment rentals.
provide up-to-date information on the
vaporetto (water bus)
network, including fares,
buying tickets, and
You'll also find guides to
Alilaguna airport boats,
ACTV water bus stops,
Venezia Santa Lucia railroad
station, and the Piazzale Roma
about the Piazza San Marco,
St. Mark's Basilica, the
Rialto Bridge, the
Venetian Ghetto, the glassmaking
island of Murano, and
Don't miss our Top
11 Free Sights in Venice, do-it-yourself
Venice islands tour,
Fisheye Venice photo tour, and tips
on public toilets.
describe the Venice cruise
terminals, how to reach your ship with the
People Mover, and
roundtrip cruises from
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