information about Venice

Make the most of your stay in Venice by swotting up on a little local knowledge first. In this section, you can find information about:

How to get around Venice

How to get around Venice

Advice on how to get around Venice by vaporetto, gondola, traghetto, water taxi... and on foot

Vaporetto routes

Vaporetto waterbus routes

Maps of the most popular vaporetto and motoscafo waterbus routes in Venice

Shopping in Venice

Where to shop in Venice

A quick guide to some of our favourite shops in Venice

Sights in Venice

What to see in Venice

Where do you start? You could spend a year in Venice and still only see a fraction of what is there. Here are a few things you really shouldn't miss

Annual events in Venice

Events in Venice

Events and festivals take place throughout the year - this is our quick guide.

Annual events in Venice

Where to eat out in Venice

We have put together a list of our favourite gastronomic experiences in Venice, omitting the more well known hotel/restaurants. We do hope that you enjoy them as much as we have…

Things for children to do in Venice

Things for children to do in Venice

A few suggestions of things to do with your children in Venice

The sestieri of Venice

The sestieri of Venice

Learn about the sestieri (districts) of Venice

Clickable map

Map of Venice

Choose your apartment from our map of Venice...

Apartments for sale in Venice

Apartments for sale

18 contemporary apartments for sale in Venice in a restored 15th century palazzo