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Venice entry free

Welcome to magical Venice

A city steeped in history, culture, and unparalleled beauty. Suspended between sky and water, Venice enchants visitors with its meandering canals, iconic bridges and architecture ranging from Byzantine through Gothic to Baroque.

Explore the canals on board a gondola, admiring pastel-coloured palaces reflected in the water. Piazza San Marco, the beating heart of the city, welcomes you with its majestic basilica and clock tower. Enjoy a coffee in one of the traditional cafés along the square and be enraptured by the charm of this unique setting.

Getting lost in the Venetian “calli” is an unforgettable experience: you will find yourself surrounded by handmade souvenir shops, art ateliers and authentic restaurants offering the best of Venetian cuisine. Savour local specialities such as cicchetti, small appetisers that will make you fall in love with the flavours of the lagoon.

At every turn, Venice reveals its uniqueness, capturing the soul of those who visit. This enchanting city, with its timeless romanticism, promises an unforgettable journey through the canals and calli of one of the world’s most fascinating destinations. For more information on Venice and the Lagoon click here.

Precisely because of its uniqueness, its beauty attracts tourists from all over the world. Unfortunately, however, the city also has a very fragile ecosystem that mass tourism is damaging. To protect and preserve the lagoon city, the city council has decided to introduce an entrance fee, which will come into effect in 2024.

How to get the voucher

During the period from 25 April to 14 July 2024, visitors to Venice will have to pay an access fee on specific days, except during the hours of 16:00-8:30.

Residents and those born in Venice are exempt, while children under 14 can prove their exemption with a document. To obtain the exemption, tourists must register and acquire a voucher.

For more information on the days and how to acquire the access voucher, click on the Venice City Council website.