Venice Weekend Getaway The Best 2-Day Itinerary

When to Visit Venice

For shorter queues and lower prices, visit in the off-season, like September or October If you prefer the sun and Venice Carnival, opt for summer or February.

Venice 2 Days Itinerary (Summary)

Day 1 - Piazza San Marco - St. Mark’s Basilica - The Doge’s Palace - St. Mark’s Campanile - The Waterfront and Beyond

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Day 2 - Ponte di Rialto - Murano or Burano - Acqua Alta Library

How to Stay Safe in Venice

A remarkably safe destination, but stay cautious about pickpockets in crowded areas. Keep your valuables secure.

How to Get Around Venice

You'll mainly get around on foot.  To save time or when tired, take a Vaporetto or consider a water taxi or gondola for a unique experience.

What to Pack for Venice

Pack comfortable shoes, a money belt, a map, a camera, and a lightweight rain jacket for your Venice adventure.

Day 1

Start at Piazza San Marco, explore St. Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace, and St. Mark's Campanile. Conclude with a waterfront stroll and local dining.


Day 2

Start day two at Rialto Bridge for a tranquil morning stroll. Explore the nearby market and perhaps indulge in a gondola ride. Later, discover the charm of Murano or Burano islands.

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