Before planning your trip, check out this short guide to find out what to do in Venice during the period you’re visiting
It is very important to work out what to do in Venice before you decide to visit the city, if you only have a short amount of time and don’t want to risk having to deal with the long queues of tourists that gather around the main attractions every day .
If you decided to visit Venice for just one day, take a look at the itinerary that we have designed for you: click here.
If you have more time available and are thinking about what to do in Venice remember that:
- You can be booked the access to many of the attractions in advance through the websites of the companies that manage them, saving time, and very often money.
- The main attractions in Venice are also the most crowded, but if you have time it would be a shame not to take advantage of discovering those areas less frequented by tourists and which still have a lot to offer.
- Once you have arrived you can only get around on foot or by boat, in both cases this takes up quite a bit of time, and can become a determining factor in deciding what to do in Venice.
The main company you can turn to when you are planning what to do in Venice is Venezia Unica. Through their site you can buy tickets for waterbus journeys in advance, book visits to many of the main attractions in advance, and consult their updated calendar for the most important events in Venice. Click here to access the Venezia Unica site.
If you want to experience something a little more unusual, learn about the history and legends of Venice and at the same time discover its lesser-known treasures on an route that takes you far from the crowd, Adventure Theater offers an enjoyable walk in the company of professional actors; if you are still thinking about what to do in Venice in order to get off the beaten tourist track: click here to find out about the availability of the shows.
Venice looks much bigger than it actually is, but you might be very surprised by the time it takes to reach your destination on foot or by boat especially during the busiest seasons.
Our advice is that you choose a hotel or B&B near the main water bus stops to guarantee the fastest connections. Click here to download the map of the public transport service in Venice.
If you prefer to walk, remember that Google Maps may be inaccurate in locating your exact location, keep on the wifi as much as possible to improve geo-location in Venice.
With this information it will be much easier for you to choose what to do in Venice during your holiday and enjoy the best of this wonderful city!