Venice City Guide Introduction

Venice City Guide Introduction - Venice, Italy

Few cities capture the spirit of romance like Venice, and Venice knows it. Expensive and quaint, Venice sometimes feels like a playground or a film set arranged around picturesque canals. All these beautiful nooks and corners make Venice a joy to explore, but can make it difficult to plan a trip.

Finding the perfect hotel in Venice means sifting through the mazes of canals and back alleys, fighting high prices and high tides, and locating that hidden gem amidst all the crowded, ornate beauty of the city. It can be quite a difficult mission.

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EuroCheapo's guide to Venice

Luckily, we've already taken on this task, and are ready to help you find the right hotel for your stay, taking into consideration all the factors that are important to you. Of course, planning your trip isn't just about finding a hotel, so below you will find links to help you prepare for all aspects of your trip to Venice.


Hotel Recommendations

Our editors have painstakingly searched Venice for the best places to stay and compiled this list of recommended hotels. Click through to see which hotel might fit your needs.


Venice Neighborhood Overview

Venice has several very distinct neighborhoods. Figuring out the right neighborhood is essential to a successful stay in Venice. Take a look at our overview for information on the pros and cons of each neighborhood.


Expect to Spend

A stay in Venice can get quite expensive, so it’s important to plan ahead. Check out this article for information on spending in Venice.


Getting Around Venice

With its labyrinthine network of canals and alleys, it’s really easy to get lost in Venice. And while it can be fun to discover the city by doing just that, it’s also important to know how to get around when you need to.


Budget Tips

While Venice is an expensive city, there are many great ways to keep it Cheapo. This article will help you figure out how to make your budget small while keeping your trip big.

From our Venice blog

Heading on a trip to Europe this year and deep in the planning stages? Now’s a great time to quickly review your itinerary and “trip strategy” to make sure that you’re not about to make any common ... read

You may have heard the recent head-scratching news that rocked Venice’s tourism scene last week. According to reports that shot around the Web on Friday, the city was (allegedly) set to impose fines on tourist who ... read

Who doesn’t dream of a canal view from their hotel room when visiting Venice? Ever since I started regularly visiting the city to review its hotels in 2001, I’ve always hoped that I would be able to fling my ... read

When I was asked about where to have a nice typical breakfast in Venice, I was a bit confused. Why? Well, in Italy we do not have breakfast, or at least we do not have breakfast the way other people usually have it. For ... read

Venice is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. In one afternoon you can enjoy decadent excursions like Island hopping in the Venetian Lagoon, visiting classic art and architecture, and checking out top attrac ... read

Popular hotels in Venice

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