Located on the northeastern Italy, defined as “mundus alter” by Petrarca, Venice is an “another world” that you can track the effects of Renaissance while you are making a tour in a gondola through the thrilling canals. Once city’s economy had been being sustained by fishing and salt trading, but now, they have been replaced with tourism and shipbuilding by tourists which are attracted to city due to its cultural structure and canals. Divided into six areas, city has a vibrant and variable population because of colorful views and art exhibitions which take place at different times.
Named after the Venetian voyager and merchant Marco Polo, airport is the fifth busiest airport of Italy and situated 8 km away from the city center. In the summertime, airports volume increases and it closes 12.00 pm and reopens 5.00 am.
This three-storey, single-terminal airport’s ground floor is for arrivals, second floor serves to the departing passengers; also it contains two lounges, one of them is called Marco Polo Room, for the use of passengers. While waiting for the flight, there are shops and restaurants for passengers to fulfil their needs. Airport is suitable for charter flights and provides special facilities to private jet passengers. There are also motorboats to reach to center after landing to Venice. To cope up with the flight volume, there is a second airport in Venice called Treviso-Sant’Angelo Airport.
City’s secondary airport Treviso-Sant’Angelo is located 31 km away from the center. Airport is smaller than Marco Polo, consists of two floors and is used for low-cost airlines.
To reach to city center, transportation options such as bus and train are available for your use.
Listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can be allured just by wandering mildly through the streets of Venice. You can see San Marco, Cannaregio and Castello at the left, Dorsoduro, San Polo and Santa Croce at the right side while you are in a gondola floating on the Canal Grande which dimidiates the city. Vaporettos are also available for your use to itinerate through canal which hosts more than 200 palaces that feature Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque style. Speaking of canal tours, bridges should be mentioned also; Rialto, Ponte dei Sospiri bridges are also must-sees. It is rumored that the love of lovers who kisses each other under Ponte dei Sospiri lasts forever. If you would like to spend some time on the ground, Piazza San Marco, the place that Napoleon referred to it as the “the drawing room of Europe”, awaits for your visit.
For the ones who would love to experience the Italian cuisine, Riviera is great choice with its Venice sight and mainly seafood menu. Afterwards, you can visit Harry’s Bar, which was founded by Guiseppe Cipriani, for a drink. Throughout its history, it has been a haunt for artists such as Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles and is a must-visit for the ones who love places that have a rich history.
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