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ACTV Travel Cards

ACTV Travel Cards

March 22, 2013

If you don’t want to bother buying and validating tickets every day during your trip to Venice, then an ACTV travel card may be the best option for you – particularly if you are going to be in Venice for over a week. The Venice local transit authority offers these…
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Parking in Venice

Parking in Venice

March 16, 2013

If you’re travelled to Venice by car, then you might be wondering where exactly you can put your car. Fear not! Venice isn’t all just water, and there are plenty of places you can keep your car whilst you’re in the city. You’ll definitely want to park your car in…
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Vaporetto Ticket Pricing

Vaporetto Ticket Pricing

March 10, 2013

A vaporetto trip is pretty well priced these days. In fact, during your trip you’ll be able to pick up a single ticket which gives you 75 minutes worth of travel. This ticket will set you back just seven Euros. Obviously, this is only beneficial to you if your journey…
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Traghettos for Quick Trips

Traghettos for Quick Trips

March 4, 2013

A traghetto is very similar to a gondola, but they only do very short trips. In fact, they’re pretty much exactly the sme, except that they do not make long journeys down the canal. Instead, these boats are used to simply cross the Grand Canal at points along it where…
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Traveling Between Rome and Venice

Traveling Between Rome and Venice

If you’re planning to travel from Rome to Venice, then you don’t really have much to worry about – it’s really easy. Rome and Venice are some of the top cities for tourists to visit when in Italy, and there’s no reason why you can’t see both whilst you’re spending…
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Water Buses in Venice

Water Buses in Venice

One of the most popular forms of travel in Venice are the vaporetti. These are the water buses, and they take travellers along all the main canals of the islands, and also around the lagoon. They are significantly less expensive than personal gondolas, and they’re often quite crowded – but…
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Gondolas – The Obvious Choice!

Gondolas – The Obvious Choice!

One of the most popular forms of transport in Venice is, of course, the gondola. A gondola is a thin boat that travels through the canals relatively quickly, with a person pushing the boat from the back. These are relatively easy to find, and can often be called over just…
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