Venice Card

VENICEcard:

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VENICEcard is a ticket that allows you to use the tourist services the City and various businesses offer to the visitor. You buy it when you get to Venice (lots of places, see below) and there are both Adult (over 30 years old) or Junior (under 30 years old) versions.

It’s the official City Card of Venice, valid 7 days from the first use.

What services does it include?

  • Museums
    This is the main attraction. You’ll have free entrance via the priority lanes to: Doge’s Palace and the other 10 Musei Civici di Venezia, 16 Chorus Churches, Querini Stampalia Foundation, Jewish Museum.

    It gives reduced admissions to:

    Temporary Exhibitions on Musei Civici Veneziani and Palazzo Fortuny, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, many other Museums, Foundations, and temporary exhibitions.

    For full details of what’s provided on the museum front go to the HelloVenezia site here.

  • Toilet and Baby-changing facilities (you can use all the staffed facilities in the city)
    Toilet and nursery facilities at supervised points are included in the VENICEcard.
    VENICEcard customers are allowed up to 2 daily entrances free of charge.

    Tronchetto – Near Palafenice – every day, all year (8.00 – 20.00)
    Piazzale Roma – Calle Cossetti 456 – every day, all year (8.00 – 20.00)
    San Bartolomeo – S. Marco 5404 – every day, all year (8.00 – 20.00)
    Diurno S. Marco – S. Marco 1265 – every day, all year (9.00 – 20.00)
    Giardini ex reali S. Marco – S. Marco 1 – every day, all year (9.00 – 19.00)
    Bragora - Castello 4054 – from May to September, Carnival (9.00 – 20.00)
    Murano – F.ta Serenella – from May to September (10.00 – 19.00)

  • If you arrive by car:
    Tronchetto Parking
    Isola Nuova del Tronchetto.
    Tel. +39 041 5207555
    20% discount on daily car-park.
  • Free Map
    When you collect your VENICEcard you will be given a free guide booklet and a map.

PLUS the VENICEcard offers a whole load of discounts on many tours, shopping and entertainments, e.g.

  • Transport, Excursions, Cultural itineraries
    Alilaguna Islands Tour
    Avventure Bellissime – Venice Walks & Tours
    Venice Events – Tours of Venice and Veneto
  • Beach discounts
    Lido di Venezia. Lungomare D’Annunzio and S. Nicolò beaches
  • Concerts and Shows
    Gran Teatro La Fenice
    Palazzetto Bru Zane
    Teatro Fondamenta Nuove
    I Musici Veneziani
    Virtuosi di Venezia
  • Cocktail Bar, Discos, Nightclubs
    HardRock Cafe Venezia
    Piccolo Mondo by El Souk
    Venice Jazz Club
  • Book, Shop & Design: Shopping at the Museums
    Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia
    Querini Stampalia Foundation
    Jewish Museum
    I love Tourism SHOP
    Teatro la Fenice Bookshop
    Palazzo Grassi, Punta della Dogana

For full details of the additional discounts, etc. provided go to the HelloVenezia site here

VENICEcard Prices (2012)

  • Adult: €39,90 (age 30 and over)
  • Junior: €29,90 (age 6 to 29)

How to get it

As opposed to the old VENICEcard, you buy this one when you arrive.
Here is a list of the recognized outlets
Note: you can get it at the airports, etc.

Make sure to comment below!

Comments

  1. avatardenisa says

    I’d like to know if VENICE CARD combining culture and transport for 7 days still exist and can be bought on Marco Polo airport.
    Thank you!

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