Sightseeing in Style and Comfort on the Vaporetto dell’Arte

Venice Hop-on Hop-off Waterbus

The Vaporetto dell’Arte Connects Visitors to Art Galleries and Other Venice Attractions: It was thanks to a very persuasive ticket seller that I found myself buying tickets for the Vaporetto dell’Arte.  At the San Marco vaporetto stop, I had five minutes to buy our vaporetto tickets before our waterbus for Piazzale Roma arrived.  The ticket […]

Vaporetto dell’Arte – Venice’s Hop-on-Hop-off Waterbus

Venice Hop-on Hop-off Vaporetto

Vaporetto dell’Arte – A Waterbus Line Connecting Visitors to the City’s Cultural Attractions: Venice has always been a city that’s best explored on foot. As the city is car-free and vaporetto stops are not always close to the cultural attractions, walking is the best way of getting around Venice, that is if you are a […]

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 […]

Getting Around Venice

Vaporetto in front of Ca D'Oro

Getting Around Venice: There are two main ways of getting around Venice: walking or using some kind of boat; you could swim, but I wouldn’t recommend it! Public Water Buses | Car Ferries | Water Taxis | Gondolas | Traghetto | Walking and also see our quick guide:How to Reach Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s […]

Arriving by car in Venice

Venice, Italy

Arriving by car in Venice Getting to Venice: From the west (Turin) or east: You’ll probably travel to Venice via the A4 autostrada. From the south: the A13 from Bologna as far as Padua and then via the A4 again. From the North (and Trieste): the A27. If you’re arriving by car and want to […]

Arriving by plane in Venice

Venice Airport

Arriving by plane in Venice: Transport from Marco Polo Airport to Venice: Venice Marco Polo International Airport (VCE) Marco Polo Airport “reflects the uniqueness of Venice. The airport’s architectural features highlight the lagoon environment and are suggestive of the city’s civil and industrial architecture (such as the historic Arsenal). The visual impact is strong. With […]

Arriving by train in Venice

Arriving Venice by train

Arriving by train in Venice Don’t get off at Venice, Mestre (unless you’re staying there!), S.Lucia (Stazione Ferroviaria Santa Lucia) is the name of Venice’s train station and it’s the end of the line. The station is a modern building in the sestiere of Cannaregio in Venice’s west, and is serviced by Eurostar, Intercities and […]

Arriving and Departing Venice

A car ferry on the Grand Canal in Venice

Venice Transportation Choices Arriving in Venice is different from arriving in other cities, because there are no roads in the central city area where you’ll probably be staying – hotel transfers and downtown transportation are a bit different in Venice! That said, until that last stage, things are pretty much the same as elsewhere. If […]