Italy: if You've Only Got One Day in Venice

Italy, Venice Guide (B): Italy: if You've Only Got One Day in Venice

Obviously I am not actually recommending that you only spend one day in Venice but what if your travel itinerary allows you only one day to see La Serenissima? It is still worth doing!

“So now, thank God, Venice is no longer a mere word to me, an empty name, a state of mind which has so often alarmed me who am the mortal enemy of mere words.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This is what happened to my brother recently and we did a mad tour around the city, seeing all the main sights. Despite the sometimes overwhelming summer tourist crowds we managed to give him a whistle stop tour of Venice, including many beautiful churches, bridges and canals. It helped that I’d visited Venice several times before.

If you have arrived in Venice by train or bus your entry point to the City of Bridges will be Piazzale Roma and this is where you should start your walking tour of Venice. It may be worthwhile buying a transport ticket from the office here, for example a one day travel card for 20 Euros may be worthwhile depending on how much public transport you are going to use (tip: Venice is very walkable). A single adult one-way fare on the water taxi costs 7.50 Euros but your journey can last up to 75 minutes and you can use more than one line during that time. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Italy: if You've Only Got One Day in Venice
Guide Location: Italy » Venice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Leonardo da Vinci Museum   Chiesa San Rocco   Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari   Campo San Polo   Chiesa Sant’Aponal   Palazzo Bembo   Piazza San Marco   Correr Museum   campanile   Doge’s Palace   Sansovino’s exquisite Library   monastery gardens   Restaurant Terrazza Danieli  
Author: Natasha Von Geldern
Read it on author's website: https://www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/2017/11/italy-if-youve-only-got-one-day-in-venice/

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