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Recent Venice reviews

  • Perfect Venice Apartment

    "We had a fabulous 6 day stay in this Venice apartment. It was close to everything, it had wonderful atmosphere and we felt very safe. The apartment was clean, the bed was comfortable and all of amenities we needed to do all of our own cooking were provided. It was a bonus being able to do our laundry there. The grocery store was within a minute's walk and this feature made things very cost effective. The stay was made very special by the owner, Nina, who bent over backwards to provide information and make us feel very welcome. In a heartbeat we would stay there again."
    Guest: Rosemary Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 3, 2014
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  • Perfect place to stay in Venice

    "My husband and I found this apartment perfectly suited for us. It was very clean, quiet, and comfortable. The location was next to everything one would need including fresh produce, grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants, and the vaporetto. Rita and Federico were wonderful to work with and helpful from the very beginning. If we are fortunate to come to Venice again, we will be sure to stay in this apartment."
    Guest: Kendra H. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 4, 2014
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  • Large apartment in a great location

    "This is a large studio apartment with a great kitchen that is well stocked. While we didn't make any meals it would be easy to do. The location is very good with shops and restaurants near by and many top sightseeing venues close as well. It looks like the pictures on the website, but there are no pictures or other decorations so it looks a little stark. While the apartment is clean and well maintained, the hall and entry are not. It looks like it is being updated but looks bad. It is good to have a flashlight if you come back at night. There is no light over the entrance so it is very dark."
    Guest: First Time in Venice Date of Stay: October 2013 Review Submitted: October 25, 2013
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  • My favorite!

    "My only regret is that we only stayed here one night! This was my favorite apartment we rented in Italy. The location was great, the apartment was clean and spacious. The air conditioning was much appreciated too. The only negative thing I could possibly say is that the shower drained very, very slowly....maybe needs a little liquid plumber"
    Guest: George C. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 9, 2014
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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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