History, Gondolas, Architecture, and much more…

Answers on frequent questions
Where to Stay?

Take a look on our reviews and guides on Accommodation in Venice.

Where to buy best plane tickets?

You can book your flight tickets on here.

What permits do I need?

You probably need a Visa if you are not originally from the United States. Check here.

How to rent a car?

There are NO options for that. We explain it more on here.

Where to eat?

Venice has a lot of great restaurants. Check it out.

How is the nightlife?

Yes, in fact Venice is a Magic City. Discover here.

Best of Venice


We will help you discover the best things to do, places to go and much more on our NomadSet Guide. Enjoy!

Size: 414.6 km²

Average duration of a trip: 1-2 days

Venice Interesting Facts

The Romantic Gondolas

There are about 350 gondolas and 400 gondolieri in Venice. On average, gondolas are 11 meters long and weigh around 600 kilos.

Will it Get Underwater?

Venice is sinking at the rate of 1-2 millimeters a year.

Carnival Masks

In 1608, the Council of Ten approved wearing masks only during the carnival. Those who broke the law were heavily punished. Punishments ranged from two years in prison to public beating and binding to the pillar of shame.


The first public casino in the world was opened in Venice in 1638.

The Canals

There are 177 canals in Venice. The S-shaped Grand Canal is the biggest and splits the city in two.


Venice is known for its bridges. There are 417 bridges in Venice, and 72 of those are private.

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