Venice Pocket Guide

Images Of Venice

It's a phrase used all too loosely when describing so many cities around the world, but there really is nowhere else on earth like Venice. Built on 117 small islands, 150 canals flow through the city centre and each and every one will have you grabbing for your camera. While its streets can be incessantly busy, something will urge you to propel yourself through as many of them as possible. It can be unashamedly expensive, but eat and drink where the locals do and a visit there won't be as costly as you think.

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In The Guide

  • Cheap Eats Find out what restaurants are best value for money and what are the local specialties.
  • Don't Miss A list of the best local attractions and places worth visiting whilst in Venice.
  • Budget Tips Insider tips on how to save money or what to do when you don't have any!
  • A day in Venice... Only have one day to spare? We give you our ultimate day in Venice.

Venice City Reviews

  • 80%


    Beautiful but expensive

    Beautiful canals, good food and nice people. However, it is expected. You can manage to see the Venice's main offerings including some of the islands further a field in a 3 night stay.

    Insider Tip:If you're under 24 and staying on one of the islands such as Giudecca buy a rolling Venice travel pass (24 euro), giving you unlimited travel on the vaporetta for 72hrs offering you the opportunity to explore the islands further a field such as Murano and Burano.

  • 70%


    Venice in January.

    I was in Venice on 31th of December, and Jan 1st. I anticipated the atmosphere, joyful, romantic one. But... there's no special event in the city. I should have stayed in Barcelona. It's Pity. However, It is one of the most beautiful cities, and you should come once in your lifetime. I recommend not to stay your whole time in the main island. Other islands have value to visit, also.

  • 60%


    Girls be careful...

    A gondola driver invited my friend for a free ride when she was alone venturing in Venice. It turned out the driver was trying to sexually harass her. Girls travelling alone be careful.

  • 70%


    Getting lost in the Street of Venice

    Nice and pretty old town of Venice with canals almost every streets you cross. A map doesnt really help much but Just remember the main plaza for you to get out of the maze. Beautiful and colourful houses in Burano islands, worth taking some time to enjoy walking in the town. Nice time to be there until October. Still warm with cool breeze.

  • 70%


    Near to supermarket

    Super near to supermarket, Billa, which is cheap, especially for bread. weak wifi. But clean bed and bathroom. Nice staff. Walk around 10 mins to train station.

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