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Things to Know

From how to dress to which boat to take, everything you need to know for your trip to Venice.

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Best Neighborhoods

The best neighborhoods to stay, play and explore in Venice.

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Day Trips

From Lake Garda to Verona, and further afield to Ferrara and Trieste, here are 12 of the best day trips to take by train from Venice.

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Money and Costs

Despite a reputation as a playground for the world’s rich, Venice can be surprisingly affordable. Here's how.

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Navigating a city that is slowly sinking can be daunting but we've got all the info you need on how to get around Venice.

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Free Things to Do

Save some money on your Venice vacation with these top free experiences.

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Traveling with Kids

Car-free, packed with sights (and gelato shops), children of every age will love Venice. Just be mindful of your toddler by those canals.

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VENICE, ITALY - AUGUST 02: Gondoliers proceed slowly near the Sospiri Bridge near St. Mark's Square due to too much traffic on August 02, 2023 in Venice, Italy. UNESCO officials have included Venice and its lagoon to the list of world heritage in danger to review, along with Ukraine's Kyiv, and Lviv. The UN cultural agency deems Italy not effective in protecting Venice from mass tourism and extreme weather conditions. (Photo by Stefano Mazzola/Getty Images)

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