Monday, May 6, 2013

Venice Italy Guide

Detailed Street Map

Where to Buy Detailed Street Map

Streetwise Venice Map - City Center Street Map of Venice, Italy about $7.00

Getting from Airport to Hotel 

Buy Alilaguna 72 hrs pass (islands tour included)
Regular € 65.00 
Web Price € 55.00
Ticket valid for 72 hours on all Alilaguna lines in Venice.
A single one way ticket costs $14.00 Euro.

Free island tour to Murano, Burano and Torcello by private boat is included.

72 hours Ticket is valid from the moment of exchange of voucher (activation) with a regular ticket in our Ticket Offices. 

Once you've booked, print the voucher which will be sent to you by e-mail: you can have in change regular tickets, avoiding any queues.

You can change activate (exchange voucher for ticket here:

- Boat departure pier of the Marco Polo Airport (for assistance, go to box #71 in the main hall)
- Ticket office in front of Giardinetti Reali San Marco

Remember: You have to activate your voucher with regular tickets before getting on board.

From Marco Polo Airport take ALILAGUNA waterbus to San Marco Square ( â 15.00 per person ).
Leave the square through the Clock Tower's arch. Turn the first right and then the second left, named Calle Specchieri. The Best Western Hotel Montecarlo is located on the right hand side

The "Venice Connected" Museum Pass costs $24 Euro and is valid for 6 months for one admission to each of the following Museums:

Doge's Palace
Museo Correr
Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana
Ca' Rezzonico - Museum of 18th-Century Art
Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo
Carlo Goldoni's House
Ca' Pesaro, Internazional Gallery of Modern Art + Oriental Art Museum
Glass Museum - Murano
Museum of Natural History
Lace Museum - Burano

The cheaper $16 Euro Museums of St. Marks Sqaure 
is a single ticket, valid for 3 months, for the four Museums in St. Mark's Square:

Doge's Palace
Museo Correr
Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana

More about the museum passes

The "Venice Connected" ACTV tourist tickets exclude the Alilaguna
- Ticket office in front of Giard

About Burano

Burano is probably the most colorful land mass in the famous Venetian lagoon. The houses, it is said, are colored so that fishermen way out at sea could recognize their own abodes.

What to See in Burano

Trattoria da Romano in Burano

Eat the Famous Go Fish Risotto on Burano Island.  You want what Anthony Bourdain ordered when he went there. Risotto Buranello, what Tony calls "Gó fish risotto."

Menu etc.

ATMs' in Venice

Transportation Cards

Two types of Venice Card are available; Venice Card BLUE which includes transportation on all ACTV lines, between Venice and the islands Murano, Burano, Lido, Giudecca and Venice Card ORANGE also includes free admission to the local museums (Musei Civici Veneziani) and certain other discounts

Opera in Venice

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In the current season, the Orchestra of I Musici Veneziani, including a selection of the most talented maestros of Venetian birth and culture, presents a program dedicated to Vivaldi (The Four Seasons) and an extraordinary Opera Concert (Baroque and Opera), in Which internationally renowned sopranos, tenors, Baritones and the orchestra present the most beautiful arias from the Baroque period. 
The concerts, enhanced with splendid 18th century costumes and jewels worn by all the performers, are held in this season in the wonderful Salon Chapter Frescoed in Exceptional Circumstances, on the first floor of the Scuola Grande di San Teodoro in Rialto, Which Was designed by Longhena and adorned with paintings dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries by Vassilacchi, Jacopo Palma il Giovane, Crossbow and Bassano

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