Venice, Italy consists of two airports, with Venice Marco Polo airport being the main airport. There is only one terminal, comprising of three floors, with the ground floor used for arrivals and the second floor is used for departures.
The third floor comprises of airline companies and offices. From retail, dining to ATM services, the airport is thoroughly equipped to cater to the needs of all passengers to ensure a pleasant departure from Venice.
The north-eastern Italian city is also fondly referred to the "City of Canals". Venice is made up of 118 islands, separated by canals and interconnected by bridges. The city itself is a listed world heritage site. Famed for its architectural beauty, the historical city has appeared in classic works like Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and popular blockbuster films like The Tourist.
The airport is located 8km from the city. The fastest way from the city centre is through the public water bus service serviced by the company Alilaguna. You can take the water bus from San Marco, Rialto, Fondamenta Nuove and Le Guglie stops in the city as well as Venetian islands: Murano, Burano and Lido.
Where to go
An hour's flight away lies the splendid city of Naples, located in Southern Italy. The city buzzes with historical and cultural attractions such as the 14th century Castel Sant’ Elmo, Certosa di San Martino (St Martin’s Charterhouse) and Pompeii. Be sure to drop by Spaccanapoli (Split Naples), a 2km stretch of route that cuts through the old town.
A trip to Italy is not complete without a trip to the charming capital city of Rome. Delve into history when you visit the Colosseum (also known as the Flavian Theatre) and learn about how the gory gladiatorial contests took place there. Make a quick visit at the impressive Trevi Fountain. Head up 135 steps to get to Trinità dei Monti church. Outdoor lovers and history buffs will love exploring the marvellous Seven Hills of Rome.
The famous story of Romeo and Juliet was set in the romantic city of Verona. Visit Juliet's House, a 13th century house located in Via Capello. Top things to do in Verona include making a trip to the renowned Roman Arena, built way back in the 1st century. Today, it is the city's open-air opera house. Nestled in the heart of the city is Piazza delle Erbe, a good place to people watch and explore the picturesque buildings in the vicinity.
Often mistaken as Switzerland's capital, this picturesque city is lined with attractions like Jet D'Eau, the tallest water fountain in the world. Drop by the famous Market Street for window shopping. Other cultural buildings worth a trip in the city include Palais des Nations and Patek Philipe Museum.
A little over 1.5 hours by flight away is the vibrant city of Barcelona. There are plenty of attractions for all age groups. Activities to do in the city include lazing by the scenic beaches of Catalan capital and visits to Sagrada Família and the Gothic Quarter. Nature lovers should not miss out on exploring Parc de Collserola, a protected natural site. From the exciting dance clubs and jazz and Latin bars, Barcelona is a city that never sleeps.
For a change in culture, head to Casablanca, Morocco’s capital city. Places worth visiting include Hassan II Mosque, Anfa, Musee Abderrahman Slaoui and Aïn Diab beach by the Corniche. Camel rides are also available at the beach. At low tides, you can even cross over to the Shrine of Sidi Abderrahman!
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