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31 July

9 must see parks in Venice

Venice is known for its canals and bridges but the parks in this Italian city are wonderful too. Visit gardens created by Napoleon and seek out other gems like Parco Savorgnan and Giardinetti Reali.

23 May

7 best hostels in Venice

The canals and architecture of Venice draw visitors interested in learning about this unique destination. For the best hostels in Venice, bring this guide along on your journey.

Beaches near Venice
26 April

5 beaches near Venice: Where to go for sun, sand, and surf

With both the lagoon and the Adriatic Sea to choose from, you can take your pick of the best beaches near Venice and find one that suits you. Whether you want a beautiful blue flag beach for swimming, a resort destination with lively nightlife, or a sandy beach to get away from it all, it's not hard to find a beach destination to suit you near this gorgeous setting.

Venice on a budget
21 March

Venice on a budget: 6 travel hacks to save on your trip

Whether it’s finding free things to do, preparing your own food, or using public transportation, there are plenty of ways to save money when you visit Venice. Here are a few tips.

8 March

Is Venice safe to visit? A comprehensive safety guide

Venice has a certain charm while being a busy tourist destination at the same time. But is Venice safe? Italy has a reputation for being safe and Venice, especially so. Read on to find out why.

Romantic restaurants in Venice
22 February

6 romantic restaurants in Venice for the best date night

Whether you want traditional Venetian food or are looking to explore something more cosmopolitan, the romantic restaurants in Venice never disappoint - as long as you can escape the tourist crowds. Here are our top picks for a memorable date night in The Floating City.

Rooftop Bars in Venice
9 August

Rooftop Bars in Venice: 12 Places to Drink with a View

With its picturesque Grand Canal setting, you'd expect the rooftop bars of Venice to offer amazing views. And you'd be right. Check out our list of all the best spots in town to sip a cocktail with a view of the city's piazzas, canals, and historic landmarks.

Best Coffee Shops to Work From in Venice
2 August

Best Coffee Shops to Work From in Venice

When you have to squeeze in a little work on your trip to Venice, don't stay cooped up in your hotel. Hit the streets and try one of these coffee shops for a drink, some food, and free wi-fi.

Prosecco in Venice
2 August

Wine Tasting in Venice: 9 Places You Have to Try

The Veneto region is known for amazing wines and there's no better place to sample them all than Venice. From prosecco to hearty reds, Venice has a wine-tasting experience to suit any palate.

Best day trips from Venice
2 August

Best Day Trips from Venice

Venice is a fabulous city to visit, but because it has so much to offer, tourists often forget to look beyond the historic city itself. Here's a list of exciting day trips that make venturing outside Venice worthwhile.

What to eat in Venice
22 July

What to Eat in Venice: 15 Treats You Should Not Miss

Italy in general is known for its fabulous cuisine, and Venice is a prime destination for foodies. Check out this guide to make sure you don't miss out on any of the tasty regional dishes available here.

The best vegetarian restaurants in Venice
15 June

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Venice

Eating as a vegetarian in Venice is easy; you just need to know where to go. Read on for the best vegetarian restaurants in the Floating City.

Things to do in Venice on a rainy day
10 May

Venice On a Rainy Day: 11 Things To Do

If you encounter rain on your next visit to Venice, don't fret. There are plenty of great ways to experience the floating city without getting wet. From museums to bookstores to restaurants to churches, there's never a dull moment here rain or shine.

How to spend 3 days in Venice
2 May

3 Days in Venice: Everything You Should Know

You can explore much of what the floating city of Venice has to offer over a weekend as long as you do a little pre-planning. Use this guide as your itinerary to spend a perfect 3 days in Rome.

The best time to visit Venice
29 April

The Best Time to Visit Venice 2024: the Ultimate Guide

Weather, crowds, festivals, and budget will all have an impact on your best time to visit Venice. Check out this guide to determine the best fit before you start making travel plans.

Sunset view of Piazza San Marco Venice
21 February

12 Unmissable Things To Do In Venice At Night

If you're a night owl, this guide has everything you need to know about the nightlife in Venice.

Gondolas in front of hotel in Venice
18 February

Where To Stay In Venice: The Ultimate Neighborhood Guide

Can't decide where to stay in Venice? This guide offers everything you need to know about the city's neighborhoods.

Women on store-lined street in Venice
18 February

Everything You Need To Know About Shopping In Venice

Looking for shopping recommendations and tips in Venice? This has everything you need to know.

Gondola on a Venice Canal
18 February

15 Things To Do In Venice With Kids

Had enough of museums and churches? Don't worry. Venice has plenty to keep the whole family entertained.

Fruit and vegetable vendor in Venice
18 February

Where To Find The Best Street Food In Venice

Finding the best street food in Venice is easy if you know where to look. Everything you need to know is right here.

Corer Museum Piazza San Marco in Venice
18 February

The 10 Best Museums In Venice

Looking for the best museums in Venice? Everything you need to know is right here.

Vaporetto in Venice
18 February

How To Get Around Venice

Vaporettos, gondolas, trains, and walking; this guide will show all the best ways to navigate Venice.

18 February

Best Brunch In Venice: The Definitive Guide

If you love brunch, you'll love a visit to Venice. The brunch scene is full of unique and exciting flavors.

Aerial view of Venice
18 February

The 10 Best Hikes In Venice

If you're looking to stretch your legs in and around one of Italy's most beautiful cities, you've come to the right place.

Gondola ride in Venice
18 February

The Top 13 Free Things To Do In Venice

Visiting Venice doesn't have to break the bank. Read on for a comprehensive list of free things to do.

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