Venice – Travel Tips

VeniceVenice is probably one of the most beautiful and the most atypical city in the world.

Many tourists flock there and it’s sometimes difficult to find a good accommodation or a good restaurant among the thousands that you will find.

Here is a few tips that can help you plan your trip.


Best time to go:

No matter when you choose to go, you should know that the city will be crowded anyway. We left in June and the period was pretty good. Know that every season has it charm in Venice.



We booked 6 months before our trip, so the plane tickets were almost free ! 50€ one return flight via Easy Jet from Paris CDG.


From airport to Venice:

To get to the city center from Marco Polo Airport the easiest and cheapest way is the bus.
You will find two companies directly out of the airport:

  • ATVO
  • ACTV line 5

Find schedules here

Prices are equal and the schedules are slightly shifted to allow you to take the first bus that you will met.
You can buy your tickets on theairport terminal or directly on the departure platform.

Price : 16€ one return


Where should you stay?:

Our Venice AppartmentOur Venice Appartment

Be careful, find place to stay in Venice is not as simple as it seems, there is a very high demand and the hosts sometimes tend to abuse about it. In addition to the price of the night it is possible that you will be charged for a late arrival (between 20 and 80 euros).

We opted after many unfortunate booking for an Airbnb with an automatic checkin.

The room was well equipped and above all, the location was perfect to move around the city.

See our room on Airbnb


Few discounts :

  • 35€ for your first booking on Airbnb by clicking here
  • 15€ or 10% for each reservation on Booking by clicking here


Where to eat?:

Just for you some addresses that we really liked!

Breakfast at Frulala’ to start the day!:

Frulala FrulalaFruit, yogurt, muesli, smoothies… we loved it!

There are few restaurant everywhere in the city, we tested the one in the Cannaregio district


Price: Between 5 et 10€

Address: See here

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Tapas at El Refolo for lunch:

El Refolo

On our way to San Marco place we walked a bit to find a place away from tourists for lunch.

Delicious tapas and very nice spot with good vibes.


Price: Between 1 et 4€ piece // 18€ the plate

Address: See here

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Gelato di natura – Ice cream for snacktime :

Gelato di Natura

It’s a wonder! You’ll come across those shops all over the city “Gelato di natura”, we’ve tested the one right behind San Marco place.


Price: 2,5€ /scoop

Addresse: See here

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Murovenezia – Italian food for diner:Muro Venezia Frari

We are in Italy so let’s eat Italian, this restaurant located in a small street is just super cozy and it’s a treat ! Moreover you can eat outside!


Price: Between 15 et 25€ /person

Address : See here



And we’re done… at least for now, i hope it helps you to plan an even more wonderful stay in this wonderful city! Feel free to comment the article to share your good tips.

Enjoy your stay!



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