Venice is the captivating capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region. It is Europe’s largest urban car-free area that thrives on mystery and awe. Venice is the city of romance, filled with charming Venetian Gothic architecture, which encompass and enrich the Italian experience. Touristic attractions include the Grand Canal, Saint Mark’s Basilica and Piazza San Marco.Cheap flights to Venice are available for a limited period of time, so let your next get away take you to this charismatic city of love.
Venice is home to Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE), which is located on a 20-minute drive to Venice. Venice Marco Polo Airport serves a multitude of airlines – including Air France, British Airways and Swiss Airlines. Popular international flights departure from Johannesburg and Cape Town. Flight duration from Johannesburg to Venice is approximately 13 hours and 25 minutes.
Why visit Venice
The mystical intriguing beauty of this Italian masterpiece known as Venice, is probably where many writers of fairy tales get their inspiration from. It is a fascinating city to unearth from the iconic gondolas that pass through the narrow passageways, to the ancient buildings and small Italian cafes that are scattered across this city. It creates the charm of an un-resembling picture, when compared to any destination in the world. Visiting Venice anytime of month is the perfect experience, but if you happen to plan your trip over the month of February then you are in luck. ‘The happening
Venice carnival’ takes place over this time, where the streets come alive with parades and festivities, making it a great way to immerse yourself in the culture of this city.