Exploring Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
Just 8 kilometers from the drama and romance of Venice, Marco Polo Airport (VCE) sits on Italy’s mainland, beside the glittering Venetian Lagoon. One of the country’s busiest gateways, it serves cities throughout Europe, with a handful of long haul destinations too. Within its light-drenched modern terminal, passengers will find a trove of eateries and shops, offering everything from sit-down dinners and speedy espressos, to big brand goods and luxury label fashion.
Accommodations in Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
The hotels near Marco Polo Airport are situated in Mestre, where digs come comparatively cheaper to Venice’s touristy core. You can take your pick from welcoming locally-run guesthouses, or smart chain name hotels offering restaurants, fitness facilities, and swimming pools. In Venice itself, you’ll find everything from world-class rococo-styled luxury, to simpler, more affordable lodgings. Recommended cheap accommodations are Courtyard by Marriott Venice Airport and Annia Park Hotel Venice Airport.
Sightseeing in Marco Polo
San Marco is Venice’s touristy epicenter, and for good reason. Along with a glitzy array of boutiques, chic cafés and upscale restaurants, it boasts some of the city’s star attractions, most of which are situated in St. Mark's Square. Among the flocks of pigeons and camera-clicking tourists, you’ll find the stately renaissance Clock Tower, and the richly adorned St Mark’s Basilica.
Transportation in Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
Marco Polo Airport has year-round links to major cities across Europe, including Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Paris, and Munich, with many more during the busy season. If you’re coming from further afield, there are direct flights from Dubai and Doha, and seasonal flights from Atlanta, New York, and Philadelphia in the U.S. Getting from the airport to Venice is a breeze. The ACTV route 5 Aerobus can get you there in reasonable time, whilst a train from Venezia Mestre railway station (connected to the airport by bus services) takes around 15 minutes. Water taxis are also available, but a bit pricier.