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Overview

Beauty so Intense, you’ll get a heart sinking feeling

Venice is a unique experience for every traveller and certainly a must for lovers. Few people know that Venice is actually an island-city with a train bridge connecting it to mainland Italy. This romantic city actually has no roads at all! To move around there are 150 canals and over 400 bridges! Venice has also beautiful churches, squares and museums. The southern part of the Venice has a certain village feel. Perfect to wander around in the little alleys, get lost and finally reach the Santa Margherita square. Ideal place for its lively bars!

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Have a look at the St Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. But what makes the city of Venice so special are the labyrinth of medieval alleyways and canals. Wander around freely and get lost even, it is the best way to reach a small square here or discover another beautiful bridge there, all set in a romantic atmosphere. Wander in the Cannaregio area, which is more about atmosphere than major sights. In the Ghetto, one of Venice’s most evocative areas, have a rest in a cafe and watch the kids play outside.

Have a look at fascinating areas of Venice where time seems to have stood still. You can have a tourist guide of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, through a labyrinth of little canals, and sites of historic and artistic interest, passing by some special places: Teatro la Fenice, (The Phoenix), one of the most famous opera house in Europe; Scala del Bovolo, an unique spiral staircase with a plethora of arches; Rialto Bridge and its typical shops, one of the architectural icons of Venice.

In Venice, fish is a speciality. Try the delicious minced salmon and lightly seared tuna with finely chopped cucumber. Don’t miss the Baccalà Mantecato which is cooked in olive oil, garlic, and parsley and then creamed in a blender.

Have a look at the Venetian ateliers to discover how and where the most famous traditional products are created. You will discover Venice’s top handcraft tradition: velvets, marbleized paper, books and leather bindings, Carnival masks, gold and silver jewellery, and other wonders.


Venice Tourist Office
Railway station Santa Lucia. 30121, Venezia
Tel: +39 041 529 87 11

The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.

Train station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Venice can be found.

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Budapest to venice overnight train Hi, please refer to the overnight train from Budapest to Venice on the 18th of Sept. Departs Budapest at 6.40pm The transit time is 6mins in Vienna. Will this be enough time to change trains?? Please advise and provide tips on making this (...)

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Difference between 1st and 2nd class tickets We are looking at booking tickets for day trip from Rome to Venice and would just like to know the difference between 1st and 2nd class tickets? Thanks

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Can we will be travel from munich airport -fuessen -salzburg -venice on a german pass Hello, Can we train from munich airport to Fuessen - Salzburg - Venice on a German pass?

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Best travel pass Hi, We are wanting to travel from London to France, Spain and Italy. We want to go to Paris, Nice, Venice, Milan, Camino Trail, Barcelona. What would be the best pass to get? We will be travelling for approx 5 weeks - one in London (...)

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    Better than flying! |
    "Comfortable, fast and relaxing. No complaints at all. "

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    Ok |
    "It was a good trip. Seats are a bit small. The seats should be arranged side by side, not opposite to each other. "

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    Smooth Travelling |
    "No problems at all....would recommend RailEurope always. "

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    Night train to Paris |
    "Hi, We recently travelled overnight by train from Venice to Paris. The booking process was horrendous and we ended up paying nearly $500AU for each person. I asked for a price for 4 people, accepted the price I was given and when I paid, only 1 ticket for 2 people came. I was then told it was that much again for another 2 people! The room on the train was clean and ready and we were given free drinks on arriving. At 2am we were woken by border patrol banging on the door for room check and search which we did not expect and was quite invasive. The breakfast was ok, but not great, and staff were all very pleasant.l "

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    Trip from Rome to Venice |
    "The seats were comfortable and the journey pleasant and fast. "

  • Journey |
    "Journey was alright - reasonably clean carriage and toilets. Service was alright. "

  • Italian Journey |
    "Took train to Venice instead of flying so we could see more of the countryside. The trip was more relaxing and absorbing then flying although it was a little longer. "

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    Quick and easy! |
    "We found the access to the trains easy from both our departure and destination. The 3.5 hours went quickly, and liked the ease of walking straight off the train with our luggage, instead of waiting for luggage when flying. The seats were comfortable, but was very close to the person in front of you. All up it was a great trip! "

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    convenient and easy |
    "the train was so easy, with baggage racks, power points for phone charging and comfortable seats "

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    Great Journey |
    "We enjoyed our journey from Bologna to Venice,the airconditioning on this train worked better than the Salerno Bologna train. "

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