Venice

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Updated, Aug 2020

City

Venice is undeniably one of the most visited city in the world. There are numerous canals and bridges, old houses and gondolas. much more things to get busy and time will flyby.

Piazza San Marco is evidently a city center. Rialto Bridge, Basilica, and much more. Islands of Murano and Burano are also nearby. Main island of Venezia is 15 mins away from mainland. and can be accessed by Trains, Buses, trams, boats and Water taxis, there is a huge parking space in the island as well. 




Getting In & Around

Getting in
Venice Marco Polo Airport
12 km north, Bus: 8€ (one way)/15€ (round) buy now. Water Shuttle: 15 €/ 14 €(online) more info, Water Taxi: 120€, Taxi: 40€
 
Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia
In Island Railway Station, Connected by all regional and high speed trains by Trenitalia and Italo. water taxi, water bus, stands just outside. almost all public facilities including lockers and toilets are available here.
 

Venezia-Mestre
it is Mainland Station in Mestre, very well connected with Venice island by trains every 10-15 mins for 1.35 euros. high speed train Italo and trenitalia including regional trains and intercity departs here. Station has many services, shops and restaurants, lockers and toilets.

Getting around

Public Transport
Tickets:
single ticket for waterbus €7.5 valid for 75 mins, 24 hrs ticket for €20, 48 hrs ticket for €30, 72 hrs ticket for €40.

above mentioned tickets are of Vaporetto (water bus) in Venice islands. but there are many other kind of tickets available to use buses in and to mestre, for Trams and also for People mover to Tronchetto parkings and more.
Visit website

Piazza San Marco


See & Do

Piazza San Marco: 
public square | open area

Grand Canal: 
canal | 4 km long, its Biggest of Venice canals, It runs through center of venice 

Rialto Bridge: 
historical pedestrian bridge | 16th century Bridge

Burano: 
island | 1 hour water bus from Venice

Murano: 
island | Famous for glass work, 30 mins waterbus from Railway Station Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia

Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri): 
bridge | A white stone bridge between Palazzo Ducale and the prison, location: over Rio del Palazzo, 30100 Venice

Ponte dell’Accademia: 
bridge | Built in 1933, pedestrian bridge near Gallerie dell’Accademia, 30100 Venice

Rialto Market: 
market | Vegetable Market: 7am to 8pm (mon-sat), Fish Market: 7am to 2pm (tue-sat), location: Campiello della Pescaria, 30122  Venice

Venice Biennale: 
exhibitions | opening hours: 10:30 am to 6 pm, last admission 15 mins before closing, Closed on Mondays, tickets: Full Ticket: €25, Reduced: €16, Free for children under aged 6, Visit website, phone: +39 041 5218 828, email: [email protected]location: La Biennale di Venezia, Giardini della Biennale, 30122 Venice

Grand Canal

Museums and Galleries

Gallerie dell’Accademia: 
museum | opening hours: 8:15 am to 2 pm on mondays, 8:15 am to 7:15 pm on tue-sun, Ticket window closes 1 hour before closing, Closed on 1 jan, 25 dec. ticket: Full Ticket: €12, Reduced: €2, Free for under 18 yrs, (€1,50 booking fee) Visit website, phone: +39 041 522 2247/ 800150666, email: [email protected] location: Campo della Carità – Dorsoduro 1050, 30123 Venice. 

Ca’ Rezzonico: 
museum | opening hours: 10:30 am to 5 pm (Nov-Mar), 10:30 am to 6 pm (Apr-Oct), last admission 30 mins before closing, Closed: Tuesdays, tickets: Full Ticket: €10, Reduced: €7.50, Free for children under 5 yrs, Visit website phone: +39 041 2410100, email[email protected] location: Dorsoduro, 3136, 30123 Venice

Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro: 
museum | opening hours: 9 am to 2 pm on mondays, 9am to 7pm on tue-sun, ticket office closes 30 mins before closing, Closed: 1 jan, 25 dec, tickets: Full Ticket: €8.50, Reduced: €6.50, Free for children under 18 yrs, other combined ticket: €18, more info. Visit website, phone: +39 041 522 23 49, email: [email protected] address: Cannaregio 3932, 30126 Venice. 

Museo Correr: 
museum | opening hours: 10:30 am to 5 pm on sun-thu, to 7 pm on fri-sat (Nov-Mar), 10 am to 7 pm (Apr-Oct), last admission 30 mins before closing, tickets: Full Ticket: €25, Reduced: €13, Free for children under aged 5, Visit website, phone: +39 041 2405211address: Piazza San Marco, 52, 30124 Venice

Museo del Vetro: on Murano island.
museum | opening hours: 10:30 am to 4:30 pm (Nov-Mar), 10:30 am to 6 pm (Apr-Oct), last admission 30 mins before closing, tickets: Full Ticket: €12, Reduced: €9.50, Free for children under 5 yrs, Visit website, phone: +39 041 2434914, email: [email protected]address: Fondamenta Marco Giustinian, 8, Murano, 30141 Venice

Museo di Storia Naturale di Venezia: 
museum | opening hours: 9 am to 5 pm on tue-fri, 10:30 to 5 pm on sat-sun (Nov-May), 10 am to 6 pm on tue-fri, 10:30 to 6 pm on sat-sun (Jun-Oct), last admission 30 mins before closing, Closed: Mondays, 1 jan, 1 may, 25 dec, Library is closed on sat-sun/ holidays, tickets: Full Ticket: €8, Reduced: €5.50, Free for children under 5 yrs, Visit website, phone: +39 041 2700303, email: [email protected], location: Natural History Museum of Venice Giancarlo Ligabue, Santa Croce 1730, 30135 Venice

Palazzo Ducale: 
museum | opening hours:  8:30 am to 9 pm on sun-thu, to 11 pm on fri-sat (Apr-Oct), 8:30 am to 7 pm (Nov-Mar), last admission 30 mins before closing, tickets: Full Ticket: €25, Reduced: €13, Free for children under aged 5, Visit website, phone: +39 041 2715911 location; Piazza San Marco, 1, 30135 Venice. 

Peggy Guggenheim Collection: 
museum | opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm (wed-mon), last admission 30 mins before closing, Closed: Tuesdays, 25 dec, tickets: Full Ticket: €15, Reduced(seniors 65+): €13, Reduced(others): €9, Free for children under 10 yrs, Visit websitephone: +39 041 2405 411, email: [email protected]location: Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Dorsoduro 701, I-30123 Venice

Punta della Dogana: 
museum | opening hours: 10 am to 7 pm(wed-mon), Closed: Tuesdays, tickets: Full Ticket: €15, Reduced: €12, Free for under 20 yrs, (ticket includes entry to Palazzo Grassi), Visit website, phone: address: Dorsoduro 2, 30123 Venice. 

Scuola Grande di San Rocco: 
museum | opening hours: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, ticket office closes 30 mins before closing, Closed: 1 jan, 25 dec, tickets: Full Ticket: €10, Reduced: €8, Free for children under 18 yrs, Audio/video guides: €3, Church: €2, Visit website, phone: +39 041 52.34.864, address: San Polo, 3052 – 30125 Venice.

Places of Worship

Basilica di San Marco: 
church | opening hours: Basilica: 9:30 am to  5 pm, sundays 2 pm to 4:30 pm, 5 pm(16 apr – 28 oct), closing days, tickets: Basilica: free, St Mark’s Museum: €5, Pala d’Oro: €2, Treasury: €3, Bell Tower: €8, Children (6-18) tickets are half rate, Visit website, phone: +39 041 2708311, email: [email protected]address: San Marco, 328, 30124 Venice

Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute: 
church | opening hours: 9:30 am to 12 pm & 3 pm to 5:30 pm, tickets: Basilica: Free, Museum: Full Ticket: €4, Reduced: €2, Free for children under aged 10, Visit website, address: Campo della Salute Dorsoduro, 1, 30123 Venice

Chiesa della Madonna dell’Orto: 
church | opening hours: 10 am to 5 pm on mon-sat, 12 am to 5 pm on sundays/holidays, tickets: Full Ticket: €3, Reduced: €2 Visit websiteaddress: Campo Madonna dell’Orto 3520, Venice

Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Miracoli: 
church | opening hours: 10:30 am to 4:30 pm on mon-sat, Closed on sundays, tickets: Full Ticket: €3, Reduced: €1,5, Free for children under aged 11. Visit websiteaddress: Campiello dei Miracoli, 30121 Venice

Chiesa di San Giorgio Maggiore: 
church | opening hours: 9 am to 7 pm (Apr-Oct), 8:30 pm to 6 pm (Nov-Mar), tickets: Basilica: Free, Bell Tower/Campanile: €6, Visit website, phone: +39 041 522 78 27address; Isola di S.Giorgio Maggiore, 30124 Venice

Rialto Bridge

Museum Pass 

Full Ticket: €35
Reduced: €18
include entry to following museums

– Ca’ Rezzonico – Museum of 18th-Century Art
– Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo
– Carlo Goldoni’s House
– Ca’ Pesaro, International Gallery of Modern Art + Oriental Art Museum
– Glass Museum – Murano
– Lace Museum – Burano
– Museum of Natural History
– Palazzo Fortuny
– MUVE exhibitions at Centro Culturale Candiani, Mestre

also includes The St Mark’s Square museums
– Doge’s Palace
– Museo Correr 
– Museo Archeologico Nazionale
– Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana




Chorus Pass

one pass for all city churches managed by Chorus 
Full Ticket: €12
Reduced: €8
list of Churches

Activities
 

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