Venice

Venice, Italy
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by Martin Falbisoner
/ CC BY-SA 4.0
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Climate & Best time to visit Venice

Climate in Venice:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
6
5
6
8
8
9
6
6
6
7
6
6

Best time to visit Venice:

Coastal Areas (Adriatic Coast):

  • Summers (June to August) are warm, with daytime temperatures ranging from 25-30°C (77-86°F).
  • Winters (December to February) are relatively mild, with temperatures around 8-12°C (46-54°F).
  • Spring and fall offer moderate temperatures, around 15-20°C (59-68°F), and occasional rainfall.

Inland Areas (Venetian Plain):

  • Summers can be hotter, with daytime temperatures often exceeding 30°C (86°F) in the plains.
  • Winters are colder, with temperatures dropping below freezing, especially in higher elevations.
  • Spring and fall can be pleasant but have more significant temperature variations due to elevation changes.

Money & Prices

Currency in Italy:

Euro (EUR)

How expensive is a trip to Venice?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
16.89 USD
Fast food meal:
10.61 USD
Mid-range meal:
31.88 USD
Bottle of water:
0.25 USD
Soft drink:
3.01 USD
Cappuccino:
1.74 USD
Local Beer:
5.43 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.68 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.29 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Cash vs Card, Tipping

While major credit cards like Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted, smaller establishments may prefer cash payments. It's a good idea to have a mix of both cash and cards, especially when exploring different regions in Italy.

ATMs, known as "bancomat" in Italian, are readily available in cities, towns, and tourist areas. They are usually found in banks, at post offices, and in commercial areas. However, in rural or remote areas, the availability of ATMs might be more limited, so it's advisable to carry sufficient cash in such situations.

Tipping is not obligatory or expected as much as in some other countries. However, rounding up the bill or leaving a small tip, especially in restaurants or cafes where service charge isn't included, is appreciated. It's common to round up the total or leave about 5-10% of the bill as a gesture of appreciation for good service.

Festivals & Celebrations

General information

Italy general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)
  • Type L (Italian 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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