Best Time To Visit Venice

The peak travel months to Venice are during the months of May, July, August.

Venice is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. It has no roads only canals lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces. The central square named Piazza San Marco contains St. Mark’s Basilica.

The Gothic pink-and-white-marble Doge’s Palace sits on the east side of the piazza. Venice’s Carnival occurs where partygoers dress in elaborate masks and costumes. A gondola ride away are the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, an influential gallery of modern art. The covered Rialto foot bridge leads to a market that supplies many of the city’s seafood Venetian restaurants.

Map of Venice