Travellers to Venice can arrive via road, train (at the Stazione Santa Lucia), ferry or plane (at Marco Polo Airport 12 kilometres outside of Venice). Whatever the means of arrival, guests will be met and transferred to Aman Canal Grande Venice by boat via the city’s canals.
European Union nationals do not require visas but valid passports and visas are required for visitors from most other countries. Guests are advised to check with their nearest Italian embassy or consulate.
Venice has a humid subtropical climate, with cool winters and warm summers. The average temperature in January is 2.5°C while in July the average temperature is 22.7°C. Rain is spread relatively evenly throughout the year.
Venetian is the native language of Venice. It is not a derivative of Italian, but is in fact a separate language. English is widely spoken alongside Italian, German, French and other European languages.
Italy’s currency is the euro. ATMs are widely available.
Warm clothes are required during winter, while light clothes and a hat are recommended during the summer months. There is always the chance of rain, so bringing a fold-up umbrella is a good idea.
A doctor is on call at Aman Canal Grande Venice during office hours, with the Venice Hospital a short boat ride from the palazzo. There are no special health requirements for Italy, but visitors may wish to consult with their doctor.
Electricity is 220v/50Hz.
Italy is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).