It’s been already six months since the start of the Italian lockdown imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Althought the isolation has probably been the most necessary method to slow down the illness and allow hospitals to better manage their spaces and capacities, the consequences for commerce and tourism have been really serious. The tertiary sector is facing a powerful crisis, which is hitting all the Italian cities, including Venice.Continue reading “CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: HOW’S VENICE?”
In the last few hours, Italy has been the centre of the global attention.
We all know about the Coronavirus, a new illness that originates from China and is now frightening the whole world.
Unfortunately, Italy is, by datas, one of the more affected areas on the planet.
The COVID-19, which didn’t seem to represent a big risk until two days ago, has infected more than 100 people in the North of Italy, and the number is increasing.
Institutions still don’t know why this explosion of cases has been spreading so suddenly, but that’s why measures of security and precautions have been immediately taken.
Are you planning to come to Venice?
Are you worried about how the transports and the logistical services work?
And do you want to keep it easy, and maybe lose yourself in a perfect Italian atmosphere and routine?
This is the article for you! When you are finally in Italy, the first thing you may wonder is “how do I reach the city?”. Of course, the simpler way is to find a taxi or a bus outside the airport if you are coming by plane: this will bring you to Piazzale Roma, the only square in Venice where cars are free to circulate. However, there is another beautiful manner to reach the floating city: we are talking about the train!
We all know the stereotypes. Venice is the ideal getaway for couples old and young, strolling beside canals, kissing in gondolas and other activities on boats (re-watch Casanova and you’ll get it.) Continue reading “VENICE WITHOUT A LOVER – Is That A Thing?”
The ultimate fast guide to Venice finally here!! Everything you need to know if you are planning to visit Venice…and much more!!
1. Venice in 5 words?
Love, magic, charm, adventure and discovery.
Sometime water covers the city of Venice, creating the famous phenomenon called “Acqua Alta” or “high water”.
During Acqua Alta episodes, water floods the city covering streets and making it difficult to walk around. Continue reading “ACQUA ALTA OR HIGH WATER”
Even if Venice is accessible by car, train and boat, the main touristic airports are Venice Marco Polo Airport and Treviso Canova Airport. Here, we provide few useful information to reach Venice from these airports.
Venice is a city without cars, the last point you can reach driving is Piazzale Roma, crossing “Ponte della Libertà” (Freedom Bridge), where also trains and buses run.
Once in Piazzale Roma, or in Stazione Santa Lucia arriving by train, you get to choose how to move: on foot, “vaporetti” (small ferry boats) or taxi.
Choosing the right accommodation is important to enjoy your visit in Venice.
When you are planning your trip in Venice, the first question about the accommodation could be:
‘Inside or outside Venice?’