Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Venice

Come and experience Venice and its cathedral, museums and art galleries. This romantic city is known for its boating, monuments and architecture. For a bit of culture, visit Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Academy Gallery or Ca' Rezzonico. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Venice

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Venice has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea Life Jesolo (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Zattere (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Venissa Vineyard (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Circolo Golf Venezia Alberoni (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Golf Club Villa Condulmer (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Ca' della Nave Golf Club (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Venice

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Venice is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Giardini dell'Arena (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
  • Bacino San Marco (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Grand Canal (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • San Giorgio Maggiore (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • La Giudecca (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Papadopoli Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)

How to get to and around Venice

The nearest airport is in Venice (VCE-Marco Polo), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Treviso (TSF), which is 16.5 mi (26.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Venice Santa Lucia Station, Porto Marghera Station and Venice-Mestre Station are the main stations that serve the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Mestre Centro B1 for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Venice?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,632 holiday lettings near Venice. From 2,771 Condos/Apartments to 572 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Venice is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Venice?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Venice:

  • Murano: 1,822 holiday homes
  • Santa Croce: 1,231 holiday homes
  • San Marco: 1,353 holiday homes
  • Cannaregio: 1,345 holiday homes
  • Dorsoduro: 1,287 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Venice? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Venice. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Punta della Dogana: 2,905 holiday lettings
  • Sant'Elena: 2,920 holiday lettings
  • Venetian Ghetto: 2,900 holiday lettings
  • Ca' Foscari University of Venice: 2,902 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo Foscari: 2,900 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Venice listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Venice?

Yes, of course. offers 2,771 Condos/Apartments in Venice. Our other popular types of Venice holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 572 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 2,780 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Venice?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 657 holiday homes with pool available in Venice. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.