Divided into the six districts of San Polo, San Marco, Cannaregio, Castello, Santa Croce and Dorsoduro, Venice is an iconic Italian city renowned for its canals and waterways rather than streets. Considered a floating museum, the open-air city is home to more than 400 bridges and approximately 150 canals. Home to a number of famous churches as well as one of the finest European art collections in Italy, Venice's most popular attractions are the gondola rides provided along its waterways. A geographically unique city, Venice is home to a number of outer-lying islands which tourists can visit including Lido, where you can swim off the beach. Venice is a must-see attraction on any trip to Italy.
A romantic city known for its canals rather than streets, there is a great range of accommodation available in all six districts of Venice. Accommodation is conveniently located close to popular local attractions and, although it can be a little more expensive than other parts of Italy, the majority of accommodation is of a 4 or 5 star standard. For those on a budget, there are a few affordable accommodation options available at 2 and 3 stars.
Located on the mainland of Italy, just 20 minutes from the centre of Venice, this region is ideal for visitors wanting to stay close to the airport. Enjoying easy access to the main attractions of Venice, the Venice Marco Polo Airport is the major airport servicing Venice and offers a great range of accommodation close by. For those flying out late or flying in early, there is a comfortable range of accommodation within minutes of the airport.