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* '''by intercity shuttle:''' A company named [https://www.goopti.com/en/ GoOpti] offers shared or private shuttle services between Venice airport and surrounding cities in Italy and Slovenia. Pricing is dynamic and cheaper when booked earlier. Shared pricing to Trieste and Koper is often in the range of €25-50 as of 2019.
 
* '''by intercity shuttle:''' A company named [https://www.goopti.com/en/ GoOpti] offers shared or private shuttle services between Venice airport and surrounding cities in Italy and Slovenia. Pricing is dynamic and cheaper when booked earlier. Shared pricing to Trieste and Koper is often in the range of €25-50 as of 2019.
 
* '''by (road) taxi:''' You can always take a taxi outside the arrivals hall past the bus stops. All Venice taxis charge the same of €35-45 (2019) for the short rides to or from Marco Polo depending on your destination zone. Every other option is better unless you have a specific need for a taxi.
 
* '''by (road) taxi:''' You can always take a taxi outside the arrivals hall past the bus stops. All Venice taxis charge the same of €35-45 (2019) for the short rides to or from Marco Polo depending on your destination zone. Every other option is better unless you have a specific need for a taxi.
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* By [https://www.venicelimousineservice.it/en/limousine-rental-with-driver/ '''Limousine''']: Luxury and exclusivity to move in Venice
  
 
'''Bus stops''' are across the hall as you exit from customs, outside the building (covered).
 
'''Bus stops''' are across the hall as you exit from customs, outside the building (covered).
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Turn left on leaving the terminal and walk 10 minutes along the covered walkway to the boat jetty. Alilaguna water-bus costs €15 for a 75 minute boat trip. Murano costs €8 and takes only half an hour. There are three Alilaguna routes to different areas of Venice. A direct waterbus from the airport may be be more convenient than taking the bus to the bus station and then changing to the local waterbus. The waterbus services that run to the airport are operated by a different company (Alilaguna) than the other public waterbus services in Venice, so separate tickets will be required. Also note that the water-buses are of limited capacity, so you might end up waiting an additional 30 minutes for the next boat. Alternatively, from the same jetty, you can travel in style (and much faster) by hiring one of the speedy water-taxis (30min) for about €110. [http://www.alilaguna.it/en/lines/lines-map Waterbus route map].
 
Turn left on leaving the terminal and walk 10 minutes along the covered walkway to the boat jetty. Alilaguna water-bus costs €15 for a 75 minute boat trip. Murano costs €8 and takes only half an hour. There are three Alilaguna routes to different areas of Venice. A direct waterbus from the airport may be be more convenient than taking the bus to the bus station and then changing to the local waterbus. The waterbus services that run to the airport are operated by a different company (Alilaguna) than the other public waterbus services in Venice, so separate tickets will be required. Also note that the water-buses are of limited capacity, so you might end up waiting an additional 30 minutes for the next boat. Alternatively, from the same jetty, you can travel in style (and much faster) by hiring one of the speedy water-taxis (30min) for about €110. [http://www.alilaguna.it/en/lines/lines-map Waterbus route map].
 
If you're in nearby sea resorts such as [[Cavallino-Treporti|Cavallino]] or [[Jesolo]], one easy way to get to Venice is the [http://actv.avmspa.it/en ACTV] boat service departing from '''Punta Sabbioni''' or '''Treporti'''. There are boats every 30 minutes or so, they go around the Lagoon stopping at [[Lido]] and Venice very close to St Mark's Square. Some routes also stop in the islands of [[Burano]], [[Murano]], and [[Torcello]]. Be ready to take some pictures from the lagoon, it's a beautiful sight especially at sunset and in the evening.
 
  
 
===By train===
 
===By train===
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* the boat will be wobbly, unaccustomed persons or those with limited abilities will need a hand
 
* the boat will be wobbly, unaccustomed persons or those with limited abilities will need a hand
 
* boat captains must remain on their craft at all times, so they cannot give you a hand with luggage outside their boat
 
* boat captains must remain on their craft at all times, so they cannot give you a hand with luggage outside their boat
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[https://www.venicelimousineservice.it/en/ '''Water Taxy Venice''']: Taxi service, tours and fast movements in Venice.
  
 
===by gondola===
 
===by gondola===
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* <see name="Bell tower of St. Mark (Campanile di San Marco)" directions="San Marco Square" hours="closes at 9pm" price="€8" >The current tower dates from 1912; an exact replica of the previous tower which collapsed in 1902.  The top of the tower offers great views of Venice and the lagoon.</see>
 
* <see name="Bell tower of St. Mark (Campanile di San Marco)" directions="San Marco Square" hours="closes at 9pm" price="€8" >The current tower dates from 1912; an exact replica of the previous tower which collapsed in 1902.  The top of the tower offers great views of Venice and the lagoon.</see>
  
* <see name="Clock tower (Torre dell'Orologio)" directions="San Marco Square" phone="" url="https://torreorologio.visitmuve.it/en/home/"> Also known as ''Torre dei Mori'' (Tower of Moors) after the two bronze statues on the terrace. Having been closed for restoration for many years, the restored astronomical clock is now visible.  The fascinating tour of the clock mechanism (and rooftop bell) can only be visited on a guided tour, which has to be booked in advance.</see>
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* <see name="Clock tower (Torre dell'Orologio)" directions="San Marco Square" phone="" url="http://torreorologio.visitmuve.it/"> Having been closed for restoration for many years, the restored astronomical clock is now visible.  The fascinating tour of the clock mechanism (and rooftop bell) can only be visited on a guided tour, which has to be booked in advance.</see>
  
* <see name="Scuola grande di San Rocco" alt="" address="San Polo, 3052" directions="" lat="" long="" phone="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.scuolagrandesanrocco.org/home-en/" hours="" price="">A masterpiece of Tintoretto, this guild house is an exquisite example of Manierist art in its best. In order to allow a comfortable admiration of the detailed ceiling, mirrors are offered to the visitors.</see>
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* <see name="Scuola grande di San Rocco">A masterpiece of Tintoretto, this guild house is an exquisite example of Manierist art in its best. In order to allow a comfortable admiration of the detailed ceiling, mirrors are offered to the visitors.</see>
  
 
* <see name="Jewish Ghetto of Venice" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="http://ghetto.it/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">While distinctive ethnic neighbourhoods had existed prior to the Venetian Ghetto, the area of the "new foundry" (the Ghetto Nuovo) assinged for Jewish settlement in 1516 first became the name for all areas given over to Jewish inhabitants and then became synonomous for all areas that are made up of a single ethnic/racial/social group. The area was extended from 1546 by the (confusingly named) "old foundry" (Ghetto Vecchio). Today, Jewish life is still very active in the ghetto, and elsewhere in Venice, and is home to five synagogues built by the Jewish communities roughly grouped by their arrival in Venice (Italian, Ashkenazi, Sephardim and Levantine).  On late Fridays and Saturdays Jewish places will be closed in observence of Shabbath. If you wish to sense the unique Venetian atmosphere coming from the East you can take part in an itinerary covering the Jewish Ghetto and the Rialto area to discover the crucible of ethnicities, cultures and religions that have co-existed for centuries in Venice and admire a different side of this city.</see>  
 
* <see name="Jewish Ghetto of Venice" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="http://ghetto.it/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">While distinctive ethnic neighbourhoods had existed prior to the Venetian Ghetto, the area of the "new foundry" (the Ghetto Nuovo) assinged for Jewish settlement in 1516 first became the name for all areas given over to Jewish inhabitants and then became synonomous for all areas that are made up of a single ethnic/racial/social group. The area was extended from 1546 by the (confusingly named) "old foundry" (Ghetto Vecchio). Today, Jewish life is still very active in the ghetto, and elsewhere in Venice, and is home to five synagogues built by the Jewish communities roughly grouped by their arrival in Venice (Italian, Ashkenazi, Sephardim and Levantine).  On late Fridays and Saturdays Jewish places will be closed in observence of Shabbath. If you wish to sense the unique Venetian atmosphere coming from the East you can take part in an itinerary covering the Jewish Ghetto and the Rialto area to discover the crucible of ethnicities, cultures and religions that have co-existed for centuries in Venice and admire a different side of this city.</see>  
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* '''La Bitta''', Dorsoduro 2753A, calle lunga, san Barnaba, ☎ +39 041 523-0531. This busy but friendly restaurant is in the more studenty area of Dorsoduro, and attracts a mixture of locals and tourists. They have some excellent Italian dishes, which are reflected in the prices, plus they have a great selection of wines. Meals served 18:30-23:00, closed in August.
 
* '''La Bitta''', Dorsoduro 2753A, calle lunga, san Barnaba, ☎ +39 041 523-0531. This busy but friendly restaurant is in the more studenty area of Dorsoduro, and attracts a mixture of locals and tourists. They have some excellent Italian dishes, which are reflected in the prices, plus they have a great selection of wines. Meals served 18:30-23:00, closed in August.
  
* <eat name="Osteria Ae Cravate" alt="" address="Santa Croce 36/37" directions="500m east from Piazzale Roma" phone="" url="" hours="" price="€40 for three-courses meal with wine" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">This little restaurant is frequented by the professors of the nearby university. Warm welcome and a good eat.Try their raw artichoke salad or their fish of the day.</eat>
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* <eat name="Osteria Al Cravatte" alt="" address="Santa Croce 36/37" directions="500m east from Piazzale Roma" phone="" url="" hours="" price="€40 for three-courses meal with wine" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">This little restaurant is frequented by the professors of the nearby university. Warm welcome and a good eat.Try their raw artichoke salad or their fish of the day.</eat>
  
 
* <eat name="Do Farai" alt="" address="Dorsoduro 3278" directions="100m west of Cà Foscari" phone="+39 041 277-0369" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Very fresh shell fish. Taste their spaghetti ''al dente'' with razor shells.</eat>
 
* <eat name="Do Farai" alt="" address="Dorsoduro 3278" directions="100m west of Cà Foscari" phone="+39 041 277-0369" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Very fresh shell fish. Taste their spaghetti ''al dente'' with razor shells.</eat>
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* <eat name="Osteria Mocenigo" alt="" address="Salizada San Stae" directions="near the Mocenigo museum" phone="+39 041 523-1703" url="" hours="Tu-Su" price="€40 for two-courses meal with wine" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Little restaurant frequented by locals. Be sure to try their antipasti. Excellent desserts too.</eat>
 
* <eat name="Osteria Mocenigo" alt="" address="Salizada San Stae" directions="near the Mocenigo museum" phone="+39 041 523-1703" url="" hours="Tu-Su" price="€40 for two-courses meal with wine" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Little restaurant frequented by locals. Be sure to try their antipasti. Excellent desserts too.</eat>
  
* <eat name="Trattoria Angolo Raffaele" alt="" address="Campo dell'Angelo Raffaele, Dorsoduro, 1722" directions="" lat="" long="" phone="" tollfree="" email="" fax="" url="https://www.trattoriaanzoloraffaele.it" hours="" price=""></eat>
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* '''Pane Vino e San Daniele''', Campo dell'Angelo Raffaele, Dorsoduro 1722. A short walk from the Vaporetto stop at San Basilio on the Dorsoduro. phone="+39 041 523 7456" url="http://www.panevinospa.it/" price="€45 for a three-course meal with wine, water and coffee">Delightful trattoria with cosy Alpine interior and piazza seating in good weather, featuring a menu of Puglian, Sardinian and Venetian specialities. No fish, excellent wines and a highly trained dessert chef, with gluten-free, dairy-free and diabetic options available on request. Good English, Spanish, French and German spoken by the friendly owners.</eat>
  
 
* <eat name="Timon" alt="eno - ostaria" address="Fondamenta degli Ormesini" directions="south-east of the Jewish Ghetto" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="€30">Warm and local atmosphere in this little osteria where they serve great Italian vintages by the glass. If you're adventurous, try their tasty tripe. Good music inside, some table by the canal in the summer.</eat>
 
* <eat name="Timon" alt="eno - ostaria" address="Fondamenta degli Ormesini" directions="south-east of the Jewish Ghetto" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="€30">Warm and local atmosphere in this little osteria where they serve great Italian vintages by the glass. If you're adventurous, try their tasty tripe. Good music inside, some table by the canal in the summer.</eat>
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* <eat name="Trattoria Dai Fioi" alt="Trattoria Dai Fioi" address="Via Miranese 9\A, Venice Mestre" directions="Follow Via Piave from the railway station" phone="+39 041 983395" email="[email protected]" fax="" url="http://daifioirestaurant.com" hours="7 days a week" price="€30">Small trattoria offering dishes with products sourced from the local area of Venice, Italy.</eat>
  
 
*[http://www.veciocanton.it '''Al Vecio Canton'''], Castello 4738. Just 8 minutes from Piazza San Marco (200m NE), this small and atmospheric restaurant/pizzeria will absolutely enchant you. Famous for its traditional style pizza and seafood pasta, you will not only get it all at reasonable  prices (pizza from €12, pasta from €12, wine from €4/glass ), but you're also served by a most friendly and hearty staff. They top it off with a free home made digestivo (mostly vodka and lemon) at the end of your meal, just to make 100% sure you'll be coming back for more. The only disappointment is that despite the wonderful jazz/blues pictures around the walls, the artists featured are not played in the background.
 
*[http://www.veciocanton.it '''Al Vecio Canton'''], Castello 4738. Just 8 minutes from Piazza San Marco (200m NE), this small and atmospheric restaurant/pizzeria will absolutely enchant you. Famous for its traditional style pizza and seafood pasta, you will not only get it all at reasonable  prices (pizza from €12, pasta from €12, wine from €4/glass ), but you're also served by a most friendly and hearty staff. They top it off with a free home made digestivo (mostly vodka and lemon) at the end of your meal, just to make 100% sure you'll be coming back for more. The only disappointment is that despite the wonderful jazz/blues pictures around the walls, the artists featured are not played in the background.
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*Riviera del Brenta— Palladian Villas around Brenta River, just 20 minutes from Venice by car, advised easy biking tours with local bike hire shop. You can also visit the picturesque Riviera del Brenta and its magnificent villas by boat. The '''Burchiello''' was the ancient boat used by aristocratic Venetian families to reach their villas along the Brenta River.
 
*Riviera del Brenta— Palladian Villas around Brenta River, just 20 minutes from Venice by car, advised easy biking tours with local bike hire shop. You can also visit the picturesque Riviera del Brenta and its magnificent villas by boat. The '''Burchiello''' was the ancient boat used by aristocratic Venetian families to reach their villas along the Brenta River.
 
*[[Eraclea]] — Typical for its pinewood and Laguna del Mort, just 55 minutes from Venice by car or by boat.
 
*[[Eraclea]] — Typical for its pinewood and Laguna del Mort, just 55 minutes from Venice by car or by boat.
*[[Jesolo]] — Jesolo is one of the most important beaches in Italy, just 45 minutes from Venice by car or by boat (ferry from Treporti or Punta Sabbioni to Venice).
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*[[Jesolo]] — Jesolo is one of the most important beaches in Italy, just 45 minutes from Venice by car or by boat (ferry from Treporti to Venice).
 
*[[Treviso]]  — half an hour by train from Venice, it's a nice city where you can taste Prosecco wine (produced in the hills around) and Radicchio Tardivo.
 
*[[Treviso]]  — half an hour by train from Venice, it's a nice city where you can taste Prosecco wine (produced in the hills around) and Radicchio Tardivo.
 
*[[Cortina d'Ampezzo]] — Lovely alpine town, site of 1956 Winter Olympic Games. Great mountain scenery, might be very expensive. A couple of hours of car ride to the north of Venice, more than three hours by train and bus.
 
*[[Cortina d'Ampezzo]] — Lovely alpine town, site of 1956 Winter Olympic Games. Great mountain scenery, might be very expensive. A couple of hours of car ride to the north of Venice, more than three hours by train and bus.

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