Plan your trip to Venice, Italy
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Venice and Italy have reopened for tourism. Whether you hope to visit in the next few months or later in 2022, you can jumpstart your plans by browsing the list of topics below or using our comprehensive Main Travel Guide Index.
Learn about the city, including how to arrive by plane, train, car, or ship.
Don't miss Venice Q&A, Top 11 Tourist Mistakes (and how to avoid them), acqua alta flooding, tips on walking in Venice, a sampling of Venice tourism statistics, and our warning about tourist fines for "forbidden behavior."
Finally, our Accessible Venice article has advice and resources for mobility-impaired visitors.
Location 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. If you'd rather search by price and location, try our interactive maps.
You'll also find guides to airport buses, Alilaguna airport boats, water taxis, land taxis, gondola rides, ACTV water bus stops, parking, Venezia Santa Lucia railroad station, bicyling, and the Piazzale Roma transportation hub.
We describe the Venice cruise terminals, hotels near the piers, and other cruise-related topics--including the Italian government's new (and poorly planned) ban on all but the smallest cruise ships from central Venice, which is already wreaking havoc among cruise passengers, Venice businesses, and port workers.
Learn who we are, and what our readers say about Venice for Visitors.
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