Venice (Italian: Venezia) is a city built on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and joined together by bridges. It is located in the homonymous marshy lagoon stretching along the coastline between the estuaries of Po and Pia River. Venice is renowned for the beauty of its location, its architecture and artwork. The entire city is listed as a World Heritage Site along with its lagoon.
Best time to visit
Northern Italy tends to have mist and hot summers, so it is suggested that visitors go there in spring for the best view and weather. When visiting places in Southern Italy, such as Sicily, Puglia, Abruzzo and Calabria, the best time to visit is September. In September the weather is hot and dry, and there are fewer crowds. Larger cities like Milan, Venice, Verona, Bologna and Naples are better to visit in November or March because it is the best weather and fewer crowds. During the visit to Italy during the summer, pay attention to the crowds. Also keep in mind that many shops close to the end of August, when most Italians take the holidays.
It presents a wide variety of climatic conditions from place to place, although in general its climate is mild, temperate and, most of all, as a Mediterranean island, it presents the peculiarity of the Mediterranean climate. The only exception is the climate of the Po Valley valley, which is continental, with cold winter and very hot summer and rains throughout the year.
The transport network throughout Italy is well organized with trains, buses, metro and even the Italians have a great deal of appreciation, especially if they are going to work or in the center of the big cities. Tickets can be found on tabaccaio or on kiosks on the street, and validated on the machine. All are valid for a specific period of time, which may usually include other trips, such as in Rome with a 1.50 euro ticket. You can use more than one public transport within 100 '. In Venice you prefer vaporetto as well the Venetians being the most economical way to travel.
Know before visiting
The historic cities of Italy are full of museums and monuments with a history that is lost in the depths of the centuries. Wherever you come to know that the Italians adhere to rules of conduct with reverence. So if you find yourself in the Vatican, the Colosseum (in Rome) or the Galleria degli Uffizi and Gallerie dell'Accademia (in Florence), remember that respecting the queue is inviolable. It is considered unacceptable to skip the queue. Also remember that if you want to avoid the phenomenon with endless queues, it is advisable either to book your ticket online or to visit them early in the morning or late afternoon. Especially in the case of the Vatican Museums, Tuesday and Thursday are the quietest days. Lastly, remember that museum schedules vary, but on Mondays many of them are closed and on Sundays in state museums the entrance every first Sunday of the month is free.