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Recent Venice property reviews

  • Loved everything about this apartment

    "Absolutely perfect for a single person. Spacious, but cozy. Location is ideal. Quiet, but close to best bakery/coffee (Tonolo), Campo Santa Margherita (fruit, vegetable & flower vendors), and the marvelous sestieri of Dorsoduro, Santa Croce & San Polo. Kitchen is small, but one can easily prepare simple meals. Tiny washer is very functional. Giorgia is kind and friendly; will answer questions & respond to inquiries, but otherwise leaves you alone. If you want to comfortably enjoy your stay in Venice, and have a sense of what it is like to live there - this is the place for you!"
    Guest: Daisy Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 15, 2014
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  • tranquil and comfortable.

    "we stayed 5 days in this apartment. highly recommend. thank you Enrico."
    Guest: hwa Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 7, 2014
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  • Wonderful Welcome to Italy

    "Venice was our first stop on a multi-city tour of Italy, and this apartment was the perfect landing spot! Marc patiently and promptly answered my email inquires before our arrival, and Elisabeth prepared the apartment for us beautifully. The apartment is spacious and attractive, with plenty of space for gathering as well as separate spaces for all six of the travelers in our group. My mom was especially happy to see the bathtub in the downstairs bath! The kitchen was compact and so well arranged we found it very easy to prepare breakfasts and snacks. The apartment was a little outside the main tourist area, but the walk was very manageable even for my parents in their 70s. It was just as attractive as the pictures in the posting. We have rented through VRBO in many places, but this one stands out because of Marc and Elisabeth's exceptional hospitality. In addition to Marc's prompt and thorough communications, Elisabeth did a wonderful job preparing the apartment for our arrival. It was the most thoughtfully stocked of anyplace we stayed, with coffee, juice and wine in the kitchen and a big bowl of fruit, and bread for our first breakfast. There were lots of towels for the bathrooms, plenty of dishes and glasses and supplies. Marc, if you ever tire of your day job you would make an excellent innkeeper! We hope to stay here again sometime."
    Guest: Kelley S. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 23, 2014
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  • Wonderful stay in beautiful apartment, perfectly situated, could not be more perfect!

    "My family and I stayed 4 days in the spacious 3rd floor apartment. It is a hike up the stairs but the views are absolutely worth it. The windows in the living room open onto the canal and I took 15 minutes every morning taking in the scene as the city woke up to the church bells ringing. There are gorgeous houses with lovely courtyards across the canal. My 10 year old son said he could see 8 church steeples from the kitchen window. Mr. Stefano, our apartment contact, was gracious, friendly, and so helpful with all sorts of tips about the city and restaurants. On our last day, there was a water bus strike and we had planned to take the water bus to the train station. Mr. Stefano personally helped us time our trip to avoid the strike and he escorted us all the way onto the water bus, carried our bags and get us to the train station. The air conditioners were an absolute godsend at night and the beds were very comfortable. The apartment is away from the crazy hustle and bustle of the San Marco area but you can easily walk everywhere if you are in decent shape and willing to bear some of the summer heat. We are so glad we stayed here and I would come back in an instant. Thank you Mr. Andrea and Mr. Stefano for making our visit so enjoyable!"
    Guest: Bee Date of Stay: July 2012 Review Submitted: July 30, 2012
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Venice Travel Tips

Getting to Venice

Venice is a well-known European vacation destination located on the northwestern coast of Italy. Known for its waterways and magnificent architecture, it is a city that is easily accessible by land, air and sea. The Marco Polo International Airport is located approximately four miles outside the city center. The airport hosts most major European airlines as well as other international airlines on regularly scheduled daily flights. There are also several low-cost regional European airlines that have frequent flights into Venice.

If traveling from North America or other parts of the world, you may need to route via Rome, Milan, Frankfurt, London or one of the other major European hubs. If you are already in Europe, you may consider driving or traveling by train to Venice. There is good road access with a number of main highways and arterial roads. There is an extensive rail network that links Venice with the rest of Italy and Europe. High-speed intercity trains are a convenient way to travel and often more affordable than flying. Venice is a major European cruise port. Many cruise ships start and end their itineraries in Venice. Others simply stop off for a few days before moving down the coast to other Mediterranean destinations. Smaller private yachts often dock in Venice; if you have your own tender, you can independently explore some of the canals.

Benefits of Staying in Venice Apartments

Venice is the type of city you want to be able to explore at your own pace. There are so many different places of interest, including beautiful churches, canal-side cafés, museums and art galleries. Staying in a vacation home allows you to get a glimpse of the real Venice. Tucked away in side streets, above bakeries or bookshops, the apartments are often quite compact but still comfortable. Furnished in elegant Italian style, it’s like having your own private hotel suite, except it’s more affordable and has a kitchen so you can do your own catering. Shop for groceries at the local store and get freshly baked bread, cheeses and cold meats from the local deli. By the end of your stay, you may never want to leave.

Venice Travel Attractions

It’s difficult to take in all of Venice’s attractions unless you plan an extended stay in the city. There are a number of historic landmarks that are must-sees and some Venetian activities you must do. Most people associate Venice with romantic gondola rides through the canals. While they may seem a little touristy and they are quite expensive, they are still worth every cent, especially if you have that special person sitting next to you. The Piazza San Marco is a place where locals and tourists gather en mass during the warmer summer months. There are a number of expensive cafés and restaurants where you can enjoy a cup of coffee. The Basilica Di San Marco is a cathedral located just off the square and a magnificent example of Byzantine architecture. It is a place that houses many religious relics plundered during the Crusades. The Grande Canal is Venice’s main waterway. There are ferries and cruises that can take you up its 2.5-mile length. The ferries stop at various points on either side of the canal. There are a number of bridges that cross the canal. The most famous is the Ponte di Rialto which dates back to 1591. For more than two centuries, it was the only pedestrian bridge across the canal. This area houses many shops and food stores, and is great for browsing.

Visitors to Venice

Venice has a romantic reputation because of its beautiful architecture and rich cultural heritage. In truth, anyone who enjoys European history will love Venice. It is a destination that gets very busy in the peak summer months of June and July. If you don’t like crowds, plan your travels in spring or autumn.

Choose from our Venice vacation apartments and make your Italy vacation dream a reality. Go to the opera, take a gondola ride and experience Venice just steps from your holiday apartment rental or villa. VRBO has an extensive selection of Italy villas and vacation rentals, you're sure to find the perfect accommodations for your dream Italy vacation.

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