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Inside Background
Because of its long and glorious past, Venice's architecture is varied...
Last edited: February 23, 2012
For centuries, Venice's international reputation has been one of a decadent...
Last edited: May 23, 2014
By and large, Venice is considered one of the safest cities in Europe. Venezia...
Last edited: October 18, 2015
Venice's historic centre is made up by six districts, called 'sestieri' (i.e...
Last edited: December 07, 2014
Venice's unique and captivating charm has probably more than any modern city...
Last edited: September 07, 2016
The official website of Venice's tourism board provides visitors with a wealth...
Last edited: May 23, 2014
In Venice, the busy season for tourists is long - extending from Easter until...
Last edited: December 06, 2012
Much has been written, asked, and observed recently about acqua alta, as the...
Last edited: September 20, 2016
How to book on line through www.museicivicive... a lot of people have trouble...
Last edited: February 12, 2009
Venice is literally an island -- or to be more precise, a cluster of over one...
Last edited: February 23, 2012
Venice is the ultimate city built upon fantasies. Picture perfect, incredibly...
Last edited: March 06, 2012
There are many ways to get to Venice, but the main thing to remember is that...
Last edited: September 03, 2016
Overview and getting around For those with impaired mobility Venice can present...
Last edited: September 12, 2013
Inside Transportation
There are a lot of building works going on between the airport and dock area...
Last edited: August 20, 2016
No matter where you are staying, Venice is small enough to be conveniently...
Last edited: July 03, 2015
If you are staying in Venice and the weather is nice, tour Venice on foot...
Last edited: August 10, 2016
Venice itself is a pedestrian and a boat city - there are no cars, buses...
Last edited: June 12, 2016
Transport to/from Marco Polo Airport (VCE) By Water Over the Lagoon This is a...
Last edited: December 22, 2015
One of the questions most often asked on the Venice Forum is how to get from...
Last edited: May 23, 2014
Visiting Venice can be expensive. Fortunately, there are discount passes for...
Last edited: July 03, 2015
Be wary of travelling into Venice by Taxi as it is expensive (40 euros). All...
Last edited: October 01, 2015
The Santa Lucia Train station in Venice is not large, and is located on the...
Last edited: May 23, 2014
Water Taxis - An unforgettable experience The Water Taxi is not solely a way of...
Last edited: April 06, 2016
Inside Things to Do
There is always something going on in Venice virtually all year around! The...
Last edited: August 01, 2014
Especially recommended with kids: Vaporetto down the Grand Canal: while your...
Last edited: May 23, 2014
There is a great deal to be seen in Venice itself and also in the northern...
Last edited: May 23, 2014
Piazza San Marco: Head to cafe Florian or Quadri for live music. Crowds gather...
Last edited: March 01, 2012
  The best kept secret when it is high tourist season is to go out and walk the...
Last edited: December 07, 2014
The following are a list of performing arts venues and options in Venice.  La...
Last edited: April 21, 2013
The following are a list of shops that you might want to consider when visiting...
Last edited: December 29, 2014
SPORTS  Golf: the most famous golf course in the region is the Alberoni Golf...
Last edited: May 23, 2014
If you are going to visit a church while in Venice, this is the one you should...
Last edited: February 29, 2012
Benor Maschere is a shop in Venice where you can buy handmade masks. A couple...
Last edited: June 12, 2009
Venice History Show - A thousand years of history bought to life… Live...
Last edited: August 04, 2008
This is a mild 'liberty 'as it involves already having a vaporetto ticket for...
Last edited: May 02, 2008
What is more magic than visiting Venice? Seeing Venice as it was intended to be...
Last edited: September 03, 2014
On a trip to Venice,  don't miss a wonderful vineyard adventure on the island...
Last edited: July 05, 2010
Several web sites offer guided tours in Venice. Some stress the fact that...
Last edited: February 25, 2012
From Venice, take a quick boat trip to Lido, and enjoy a two pedal bicycle...
Last edited: August 03, 2008
This is a large city park located at the East side of Venice. The park is full...
Last edited: September 11, 2014
It’s hard to categorize Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Plaza) solely as a...
Last edited: February 29, 2012
One of the finest squares in Europe, it is difficult to think of Venice without...
Last edited: February 29, 2012
For the regular tourist, Poveglia is a set of two small Islands located off of...
Last edited: June 04, 2013
Santi Giovanni e Paolo is a huge and impressive church in the Castello district...
Last edited: April 23, 2012
Venice is subject periodically to high tides, usually more frequently during...
Last edited: November 04, 2012
This is a great place to buy genuine Murano glass, both traditional and...
Last edited: July 06, 2008
Bacaro Jazz - Conveniently located near the Rialto bridge on Salizada del...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Popular Bar Salus, today known as Raging Pub, is located in Venice's popular...
Last edited: July 01, 2010
Campo San Barnaba is a beautiful, tiny square in the district of Dorsoduro, not...
Last edited: February 22, 2012
A must for all architecture fans as this is one of Palladio,s finest works.For...
Last edited: October 29, 2009
The Gallerie dell'Accademia (Museum of the Galleries of the Academy [originally...
Last edited: June 20, 2014
  http://www.musica... The "cut down" opera performances with a reduced cast...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
A welcome break from the mixture of Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance...
Last edited: September 04, 2016
With Row Venice you have the opportunity to learn how to row like a Venetian...
Last edited: May 24, 2014
San Marco has been called "the drawing room of Europe", supposedly by Napoleon...
Last edited: April 09, 2012
Teatro La Fenice is the most important opera house and one of the most...
Last edited: February 19, 2012
Inside Dining Scene
Dining in Venice is a generally pleasant experience, ranging from take-away...
Last edited: December 04, 2012
Breakfast in Venice hotels can vary considerably, depending on the hotel you...
Last edited: May 23, 2014
Dona Onesta, or Antica Trattoria di Venezia Dona Onesta,  http://www.donaon...
Last edited: December 25, 2009
An interesting restaurant, with its own courtyard, covered with a vine of some...
Last edited: August 30, 2008
Al Timon - Open for lunch and dinner (usually closed Wednesday lunch) this is a...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
All'antica mola is a  neighborhood restaurant that will economically treat you...
Last edited: October 21, 2008
Antica Trattoria Poste Vecie, Sestiere San Polo, 1608, Venezia, 30125, Italy...
Last edited: March 07, 2012
A real treasure-Ae Cravate is bright and colourful without being gaudy and...
Last edited: July 28, 2008
If you call, ask of Federico, he speaks good English. Very nice place, very...
Last edited: February 02, 2009
The cuisine is not Swiss but Venetian, mainly fish but with some meat
Last edited: August 03, 2009
Ristorante Ribot's is a popular restaurant in Venice.  Their e-mail...
Last edited: March 08, 2012
Inside Italy: For Foreign Visitors
In Italy, as in most of  Western Europe, the official currency is the Euro...
Last edited: September 07, 2016
Border crossings When travelling between Italy and another Schengen country...
Last edited: January 17, 2012
112 carabinieri 113 police 117 guardia di finanza (tax police) 118 ambulance
Last edited: November 21, 2015
  Parla Inglese?   Do you speak English?  Grazie  Thank You Prego  You are...
Last edited: April 20, 2016
In Italy you must always dial the area code AND the telephone number, even if...
Last edited: January 21, 2015
In Italy service, which usually ranges from 1 to 3 euros depending on the...
Last edited: January 02, 2016
Where to find cheap and free flights to and from Italy? Italian citizens or...
Last edited: March 15, 2016
Thanks to the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, it is quite easy to know if...
Last edited: August 03, 2015
If you read reviews of Italy, you will find that Italians are regarded as...
Last edited: August 12, 2015
A little planning can make your trip go a lot smoother. At least a week or two...
Last edited: June 19, 2013
Reviews for some hotels in Italy show some guests claiming the reception staff...
Last edited: November 15, 2013
If you have an unlocked GSM cell phone that supports the GSM 900 and GSM 1800...
Last edited: December 23, 2016
More than 20% of Italians are smokers and that includes teenagers. Although the...
Last edited: November 25, 2014
This is a few key railway phrases in english & italian.: Aisle = corridoio...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
If you are planning on traveling from mainland Italy to Sicily you might want...
Last edited: October 20, 2013
Some international car hire companies in downtown Pisa close at 13.00 until...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
When you are leaving the country through the Rome Airport, here are some tips...
Last edited: July 27, 2012