Venice Travel Guide for first time Visitors

Venice is such a travel bucket list for most of us thanks to the history, the famous canal, the food, and shopping. The beauty of this place is breathtaking and every year millions of people travel to Italy. Here is a guide to making the most out of your trip.

How to get there:
Expedia offers a lot of packages ranging from affordable to the most luxurious. Another popular booking platforms are and

How to move around:
In the city, you can buy different tickets to use public transport, as well as the Venice Card, which gives access to the main monuments and museums at a reduced price. Of course Uber is always available

Best Restaurants in Venice

Restaurant in the Plaza San Marcos; romantic and creative cuisine

Riviera restaurant
Wonderful restaurant with a special owner, Giovanni Pietro Francesco Maria Cremonini who will make your dinner unforgettable.

Trattoria Antigua Carbonera
In the center. You eat very well, it has the grace that you sit on the remains of the ship that belonged to Emperor Francisco José and Sissí.

Authentic and popular such as the Cantina do Mori (San Polo, 429), the Bar All”Arco (San Polo, 436) or the Ai Sportivi pizzeria (Campo Santa Margherita); with exceptional views such as Harry’s Dolci or the most luxurious terrace at Danieli; and gastronomy in capital letters such as the Al Covo restaurant.

Must-See places in Venice

Grassi Museum
Now owned by François Pinaoult, where you will not only find the vestiges of the past but also contemplate the private art collection of one of the richest men in the world

Squero di San Trovaso
The remaining gondola repair shipyard. Although you cannot visit it, looking at it from the outside and seeing how they work is a delight.

Aqua Alta bookcase
One of the most unique bookstores in Venice. Second-hand books, cats as protagonists and a gondola full of literature.

Grimani Palace of Santa Maria de Formosa
A unique palace for its particular architecture. Reopened since 2008, after 20 years of rehabilitation work.

Fontaco dei Tedesci Galleries
Where luxury and the past merge in a perfect symbiosis of concepts.

Rialto Market
Walk through it, buy fresh fruit to keep walking and get lost again.

Grand Canal

Of course, if you go to Venice you cannot miss the opportunity to travel in a gondola across the Grand Canal.

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