Essential Information about Venice

The island city of Venice is well known around the world as one of the most romantic and picturesque destinations for any discerning traveller. Comprising of more than 100 islands, this small city is mostly a car-free zone and transport is in the form of water-buses, water taxis, and of course the famous gondolas. Venice is a wonderful place to simply stroll around and in this way you will discover at first hand Venice's true beauty. Indeed an expensive city due to several factors, many tourists opt to stay in Mestre on the mainland, which is more affordable and has excellent transport links to the Serenissima.

Useful Telephone Numbers in Venice

Country Dialling Code +39
City Dialling Code 041
Police 113
Carabinieri 112
Fire Brigade 115
First Aid 118
Venice Tourist Information Office 041 5415 887
Venice Airport Flight Information 041 2609 260
Motoscafi (Water Taxis) 041 5222 303

Transportation Information for Venice – Official Websites

ACTV – Venice's General Transport Provider
Trenitalia – Italy's Train Network Provider
Consorzio Motoscafi Venezia – Venice's Water Taxi Provider

Consulates in Venice

British Consulate Venice +39 041 505 5990
South African Consulate Venice +39 041 524 1599
United States of America 39 041 290 351
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