Venice can seem daunting and mysterious to the first time visitor — but we are here to help! In this section, you can find information about anything from where to eat, what to do and transport information (always changing) … to events in Venice and how to keep children occupied – not difficult in such a visual and fascinating city – with beaches on hand, sailing, and skiing within an hour… Venice is the perfect place for the whole family…
What’s on in Venice
There is always something on in Venice, from private gallery openings to major exhibitions, from invitation only parties to fabulous large events… concerts and opera… here you will find up to date information on what’s happening for your trip!
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An introduction to Venice by Skye McAlpine – Venice expert and food writer
Skye is a quintessentially English girl who had the great fortune to grow up in Venice. We have invited her to write a series of pieces for us about the sestieri, what to see, where to eat and where to shop. Find out more
How to get around Venice
Advice on how to get around the city by vaporetto, traghetto, water taxi… and on foot….. with the latest tariffs for vaporetto and inclusive tickets Find out more
Vaporetto waterbus routes
Maps of the most popular vaporetto and motoscafo waterbus routes in Venice — they do change so stay ahead with this latest information Find out more
Events in Venice
Events and festivals commemorating historic events take place throughout the year – there is always something to do and see — this is our quick guide.
Annual events in Venice
Things for children to do in Venice
Children are so sophisticated and unimpressionable now but Venice is sure to amaze them — a living miracle in front of their eyes with floating palaces and boats of every type — plus the gory bits they love …. the dungeons ..the prisons…. recalling Venice’s historic cruel and dangerous side…..you can book a guide to take your children round too — we would recommend! Here are a few suggestions of things to do with your children in Venice Find out more