Vaporetto Routes in Venice

Venice Vaporetto Route Map City Centre

Vaporetti: Where they go in Venice and route numbers You can split the various routes or Linee (lines) into three main categories: Venice City Centre Lines Circular Lines Lagoon Lines Venice City Centre Lines No mystery here. These routes are the ones you’ll use most. They criss-cross the Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal, with […]

Sightseeing and Excursions in Venice

Burano Venice

Venice Sightseeing, Venice Tours and Venice Attractions: Below are links to a wide variety of tours (more than thirty) covering many aspects of Venice and the Lagoon, and also some to outlying areas (several of these are to wine regions). The tours range from one hour to a very full day, and use all means […]

Venice Hotel Accommodation Guide

Venice Sestieri Map

Venice Hotel Accommodation Guide Hotel Location: Cannaregio Castello Dorsoduro San Marco San Polo Santa Croce Lido Giudecca Hotel Rating: 5 star 4 star 3 star 2 star 1 star You can get anywhere in Venice by foot or Vaporetto pretty quickly. So apart from getting your luggage to and from your hotel on arrival and […]

Restaurants in Cannaregio, Venice

Food in Venice

Restaurants in Cannaregio, Venice It’s important to check that the restaurant at which you’re interested in eating is open! Restaurants in Venice do not all close on a Monday, rest days vary, and not all open at night. Booking is highly advisable, especially when you want an outside table. And not all restaurants (especially the […]

Restaurants in Castello, Venice

Food in Venice

Restaurants in Castello, Venice It’s important to check that the restaurant at which you’re interested in eating is open! Restaurants in Venice do not all close on a Monday, rest days vary, and not all open at night. Booking is highly advisable, especially when you want an outside table. And not all restaurants (especially the […]

Restaurants in Santa Croce, Venice

Venice Restaurants

Restaurants in Santa Croce, Venice: It’s important to check that the restaurant at which you’re interested in eating is open! Restaurants in Venice do not all close on a Monday, rest days vary, and not all open at night. Booking is highly advisable, especially when you want an outside table. And not all restaurants (especially […]

Restaurants in Venice

Restaurants in Venice

Restaurants in Venice Restaurant Location: Cannaregio Castello Dorsoduro Santa Croce San Marco San Polo Giudecca/Lido The Islands   It’s important to check that the restaurant at which you’re interested in eating is open! Restaurants in Venice do not all close on a Monday, rest days vary, and not all open at night. Booking is highly […]

How to get to St. Mark’s Square: Venice Guide

Piazza San Marco

How to get to St. Mark’s Square from just about everywhere in Venice Let’s face it, at some stage every visitor to Venice wants to get to Piazza San Marco, St. Mark’s Square, and the truth is that there are little signposts to it from just about everywhere. Unfortunately, Venetian street directions can leave something […]

Venice and the Lagoon

Palazzo Ducale, Venice

Venice and the Lagoon: Introduction An ever-growing range of features, links and practical information to help you plan and enjoy your visit to Venice, including guides to hotel accommodation, restaurants, bars, tourist attractions, city neighbourhoods and getting about. There’s a lot here already and we are hard at work adding the sections to complete the […]

A Brief History of Venice

Palazzo Ducale, Venezia

A Brief History of Venice Brief History | Interesting facts | Famous people Where it started According to tradition, Venice was founded in 421 AD on April 25th, St. Mark’s Day (St. Mark is now the patron saint of Venice) when to escape the Barbarian invasions, refugees from the Veneto took shelter in the Lagoon. […]