Car hire at Venice Airport
Car hire at Venice Airport
Venice Airport (VCE) - also known as Venice Marco Polo Airport - is located a 15 minute drive away from the historic city of Venice. Famed for its canals, grandiose architecture, high-end eating and shopping opportunities, Venice is on the list of every traveller. From the airport just follow the SS14 road to reach the city.
What I need to know
There is a good selection of Venice Airport car rental suppliers. Compare car hire prices and vehicles by using the Holiday Autos site. Holiday Autos has helped over five million customers find the right car for them in more than 170 countries, and offers free cancellation and customer support.
Where to pick up my car
Venice Airport car hire offices can be found on the third floor ‘terrace’ on the multi-level parking P1. Before picking up the car, it is essential you first visit the company’s office you have chosen to go with. Cars should also be picked up and dropped off in P1 parking.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Venice is one of the most famous cities in the world, and visitors will not be short of things to see or do there. Why not explore the stunning landmarks and soak up the atmosphere before heading out of the city on a road trip to get off the tourist trail and explore a bit more of Italy?
Nearby Venice Airport
Landing at Venice Airport for the first time, you will no doubt be excited to visit the city of Venice. However, a 40 minute drive will take you to the medieval city of Padua, which boasts incredible artistic heritage and a fascinating history. The stunning walled town of Castelfranco Veneto is just 50 minutes away too.
If you are willing to travel further from Venice, the city of Bologna can be reached in just under two hours by road. Visit for its medieval and renaissance architecture or its sophisticated theatre and food scene. Alternatively, visit Verona to follow in the fictional footsteps of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet.
Eating and drinking
Italian food is a favourite around the world, but nothing beats an authentic pizza or pasta dish. In Venice, Saint Mark’s Square boasts a number of expensive restaurants where you can enjoy your food in a breathtaking setting. For cheaper fare, seek out the charming little eateries of the backstreets.
Things to do
A trip in a gondola is one of the most iconic Venetian activities you can indulge in. Beyond that, Venice is fantastic if you enjoy designer shopping. More active people could walk up to Dorsoduro: the historic site of Venice’s highest point.
Pizza San Marco is the site of St Mark’s Basilica - one of the most famous attractions in Venice - and every visitor will go here at least once. Other highlights on a sightseeing itinerary should include the Bridge of Sighs, the Grand Canal and Doge’s Palace.