Why now is the best time to visit Venice: get a budget break before they're gondola

Dec 10, 2021 232

BY: BENEDETTA GEDDO

Venice doesn’t know a true low season. The Serenissima is so unique and so famous that the desire to see it with one’s own eyes knows no seasonal limit. Each time of the year has its pros and cons, as well as different activities and events to enjoy up and down the canals. Here’s your guide to decide what time works best for your visit to Venice.

November to February is the best time for budget traveling

With the exceptions of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the colder months are as empty as they can be in a city like Venice – with school and work in full swing, tourist numbers are much lower than they are in June and July. The downside is autumn being acqua alta season – it’s not a guarantee, of course, but from late October to December it’s better to carry some rain boots and be prepared for the possibility of walking St Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) through calf-height water. 

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SOURCE: https://www.lonelyplanet.com

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