There are plenty of things to do in Venice when you are on a budget. Let us put them down in a quick list for you. Hope you’ll find it useful!
1/Take advantage of the fact that Venice is the greatest pedestrian city in the world and use your legs to discover the city. It’s free.
The city is small (8 sq2) and highly walkable. In fact, this is the way we commonly move around town. So walking is not only excellent to save money, but it’s also your chance to experience Venice like a local, to observe Venetian life and to see how all districts have their own identity and look.
2/Eat authentic Venetian finger food and or street food. It will cost you less than fast food and will be much tastier and healthier.
3/Visit Churches and ‘Scuole Grandi.’ They are gorgeous, diverse, often free or have a small entry fee
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4/ Get high on Venice. Climb on a belltower or rooftop and see Venice from above. You’ll spend 5 euros on average, and it is worth the view.
5/ Buy a few meaningful quality souvenirs rather than many cheap tats it’s a better use of your money both for you and the local community
6/ To save time and money at the best local shops, bars, and restaurants in Venice get yourself the Venezia Autentica Friends’ Pass for 13 euros.
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