First Timer’s Guide to Venice

First Timer’s Guide to Venice, Venice, Italy (B)

Venice is a bucket list destination. I recently had the opportunity to visit the magical city to experience LivItaly’s night tour of Saint Mark’s Basilica. In addition to the tour, I had two short days to explore the city. Although it was my second time in Venice, I definitely got a better feel for all that the city has to offer. If you’re thinking about a trip to Italy’s famous water city, below is my first timer’s guide to Venice!

- The closest airport is the Marco Polo International Airport or VCE. But it is also easily accessible from many other cities by train.

- There are no cars on the island. the narrow roads, canals and bridges make it impossible for cars to pass, so prepare to do a lot of walking, or take a water taxi!

- The easiest transportation option from the airport to the island is the ATVO or #5 bus to the Piazzale Roma station. From there you can walk to just about anywhere on the island’s west side! If you’re staying on the east side, a water taxi is the better option! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: First Timer’s Guide to Venice
Guide Location: Italy » Venice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sarah Yekinni
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Osteria Sepa
  • Pizzeria Ristorante da Sara
  • Grand Canal Restaurant
  • Bigoi
  • Estro
  • Gelatoteca SuSo
  • Ca’Riza
  • Saint Mark’s Basilica
  • Rialto Bridge
  • Mercato di Rialto
  • Acqua Alta Book Store
  • T Fondaco dei Tedeschi

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