The Venetian Lagoon is a bay of the Adriatic Sea with several islands. While Venice is by far the most populated and visited, many of them are nearly as spectacular, and might be more genuine.
- 1 Venice, a canal city which was once a mighty merchant republic and the cradle of Renaissance Italy.
- 2 Bibione, a beachside town.
- 3 Chioggia, a canal city famous for its cathedral.
- 4 Eraclea, a beach town, popular with families.
- 5 Jesolo, a beach town with plenty of nightlife.
- 6 Mestre, the mainland part of Venice.
- 7 Noale, an old town with many restaurants.
- 8 San Michele al Tagliamento
- 9 Quarto d'Altino, a town with an archaeology museum.
- 1 Burano, a small canal island known for lacework.
- 2 Lido, a barrier island between the Venetian Lagoon and the sea.
- 3 Mazzorbo, a sparsely populated island known for vineyards and farms.
- 4 Murano, an island just north of Venice, known for glass art.
- 5 Sant'Erasmo, a lagoon island east of Venice, great for birdwatching.
- 6 Torcello, a lagoon islands known for its palaces.
In 2015, the Metropolitan City replaced the Province of Venice.
2 Treviso Airport (TSF IATA) (Located 25 km (16 mi) from Venice near Treviso). Relatively smaller but becoming increasingly busy as the main destination for Ryanair, Wizzair, and Transavia budget flights.
ACTV. The public transportation company of metropolitan Venice.
- See also: Italian cuisine
Accommodation in Venice itself tends to be overbooked in high season.