Have you ever visited Venice? Not yet? You have missed a lot. It is definitely one of the most beautiful places in the world and there is no person who has already visited it and hadn’t fallen in love with it. If you haven’t had the chance to visit it and see all hers beauties, we are here to present you some of the most important things you should know about Venice before you make your next reservation right to that destination.
Venice doesn’t smell
You will probably hear so many people saying how Venice smells, how the canals reek of sewage or algae, especially during the summer when is warmer outside, but believe us, it is a total myth. Venice doesn’t smell at all. Those who have visited it can prove you that. Maybe sometimes there can be some smell of canals especially when they are drained for repair, or in summer when the water level is lower, but it is nothing more than a regularly smell of salt water.
Venice is too expensive
Yes, that is one of the bad things about Venice, everything there is so expensive. It is considered as one of the most expensive cities in Italy, and in Europe. So, if you are going to visit it prepare to pay a lot of money for food, drinks,, hotels etc. Venice is so popular destination, no matter the season, so the high prices are a common in the summer as in the winter.
Public transport in Venice is expensive, too
Traveling with a bus-boat in Venice can cost you a fortune too. The public transport in Venice is also very expensive, so if you are not planning to spend all your money on bus cards, then our advice for you is to just walk everywhere around the city if possible.
Venice is made up of more than 100 islands
The first look in the map will show you that Venice is an island, but if you look twice carefully, then you will see that it is not one big island, but it is an intricate puzzle of more than 100 small islands separated by all those canals.
Venice has almost no cars
Venice is famous for its canals where people can travel from one place to other with gondolas. While other cities have their big roads and thousand of cars, Venice is literally a city without cars. That is one of the things that make Venice so romantic. Who doesn’t enjoy walking hand in hand with the one he/she loves?