Things to do in Venice

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Venice, is a captivating city constructed across small islands within a lagoon. Its intricate network of canals bordered by Venetian architecture and palaces make it an unparalleled destination. You'll love exploring the renowned attractions, including the Palazzo Ducale, Bridge of Sighs, Piazza San Marco, and Basilica di San Marco, alongside neighborhood churches, art museums, vibrant squares, gondola rides, and sumptuous feasts. The city is best visited during the summer months, particularly May and June, when it's alive with festivities, enhancing its fairytale-like charm.

What makes Venice in June special?

Venice in June

June presents an optimal opportunity to experience the enchanting allure of Venice. With its elongated sunlit days and comfortably mild evenings, June sets the stage for idyllic moments spent beneath the twinkling stars, gazing out over the lagoon adorned with shimmering lights. Despite the bustling crowds that typically characterize this peak tourist season, the lively atmosphere and festivities of summer in Venice make the experience truly rewarding. Whether basking in the sun on the storied beaches of the Lido or indulging in invigorating swims in the Adriatic, June promises unforgettable adventures in this captivating city.

Experience the enchantment of Venice's canals, particularly captivating in the serene early hours and at twilight. With attractions boasting extended opening hours, scheduling becomes effortless. Spend leisurely evenings at charming local cafes and restaurants by the lagoon, indulging in delectable seafood, refreshing fresh-fruit ice granita, or creamy gelato. Exploring the city's labyrinthine lanes by bicycle adds to the allure of Venice in June.

Weather in Venice in June

In June, Venice basks in plentiful sunshine for long hours, offering a comfortable temperature range of 20°C to 24°C during the day. This delightful weather draws crowds eager to enjoy the sun's warmth. With an optimal rainfall of around 90mm, sightseeing remains unhindered by high tides (acqua alta). Evenings bring further delight, as temperatures dip to a pleasant 16°C to 18°C, making for enjoyable strolls and outdoor activities.

Venice in June: Top experiences


Doge’s Palace

Venice in June - doge's palace

The Doge's Palace also known as Palazzo Ducale, is a remarkable landmark of Venice, built in Venetian Gothic style between the 10th and 11th centuries. Originally, the residence of the supreme authority (Doge) of the Venetian Republic, The Doge’s palace is now a museum that offers exhibitions of great historical interest and is open to the public for longer hours in summers.

June Timings
Everyday 9am– 7pm (last admission 6pm)


Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venezia VE,
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Gondola Tour

Venice in June - Gondola Ride

Offering a delightful canal cruise, the iconic Gondola rides are a part of Venice history, romance and tradition. Floating in the web of canals, savouring the traditional Italian singing, you can admire the beautiful medieval architecture of the glorious city of Venice. This unique Venetian experience is enjoyed the best in June early mornings or after sunset.

June Timings
9pm - 9pm


30100 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice,
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St. Mark’s Basilica

Venice in June - St. Mark's Basilica

Saint Mark's Basilica, also called the Church of Gold, is the most famous cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice. Its Italo-Byzantine architecture exhibits art masterpieces of its era. Known for its opulent design and gilded interior mosaic, its architectural designs are a mixture of eastern and western styles.

June Timings
Monday - Saturday - 9:30am – 5:15pm
Sunday and holidays - 2pm – 5:15pm


Merceria Orologio, 30124 Venezia VE,
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Teatro La Fenice

Venice in June -  Teatro La Fenice

Teatro La Fenice is the most famous and renowned opera house in Venice. Burnt down by a mysterious fire in 1996, this majestic Opera house was rebuilt from ashes. A popular hangout for Venice’s cultural elite, it is known for having premiered some of the best operas of the 19th century of maestros like Verdi, Abbado, Donizetti, Muti and Chung, Rossini, Mirella Freni and many others.

June Timings
Timings are subject to changes. Stay up-to-date here.


Piazza San Marco, 1965 30124 Venezia VE
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Glassblowing & Lacemaking

Venice in May - Glassblowing

Murano Glassblowing & Burano lacemaking are two famous historical, ancient, traditional art forms of Venice. Murano island with a stunning Gothic architecture presents you the opportunity to experience traditional glass blowing at the famous Murano glass workshop. Burano island adorning colourful picturesque homes of the fishermen, is the hub for delicate lace-work. You can witness the beautiful century old lace-making tradition by the women here.

June Timings
Timings vary according to chosen tour


Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, Venice
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Venice Walking Tour

Venice in June - Walking Tour

The unbeaten tracks of the city of Venice are best explored on foot through guided walking tours. You get to experience the flavours of the city from an insider’s perspective. Experiencing the hidden charms of the local life, walking through famous landmarks like Piazza San Marco with Basilica San Marco, Bell Tower, Clock Tower and many other places, guided Venice City walking tours are extremely enjoyable.

June Timings
Timings vary according to chosen tour


Venezia, Metropolitan City of Venice,
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Venice in June: Events to look out for

Venice in June events

Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day)

June 2, 2024
The Festa della Repubblica Italiana, commemorating the birth of the Italian Republic, is celebrated with great enthusiasm on 2nd June every year. Marked by symbolic laying of a wreath at the Unknown Soldier monument at the Altare della Patria, a huge military parade, Italian Air Force planes flying over the monument leaving a trail of green, white and red smoke and presidential palace opening its gardens to the public, this date is much looked forward to.

Venice in June events

Vivaldi Four Seasons concert

June 7, 2024
The enchanting canals, the warm breeze, and the timeless melodies of Vivaldi filling the air. It's going to be an evening of pure magic under the Venetian sky. This is your chance to experience a day in 18th century Venice! So, grab your tickets to experience the beauty of classical music amidst the charm of Venice.

Venice in June: 3-day itinerary

Venice in June: Essentials




Time zoneGMT+2


Country Code+39


Socket Type C, F and L


CurrencyEuro (€)

Venice Weather in June

June brings a vibrant surge of tourists to Venice, drawn by its delightful weather. With temperatures ranging from 21°C to 25°C, the city enjoys warm days filled with sunshine and balmy evenings. June skies typically boast clarity, though occasional clouds and showers may grace the atmosphere.

Venice Accommodation In June

Some of the main neighbourhoods in Venice where you can find a good choice of accommodation are Dorsoduro, San Polo, Cannaregio, Santa Croce, San Marco, Castello, and the island of Giudecca. Depending on your budget and your personal preferences, you can choose a befitting neighbourhood.

What to Pack for Venice in June

For your June trip to Venice, ensure you pack lightweight and comfy summer attire. Don't forget a reliable sunscreen for the bright afternoons. Sturdy, comfortable shoes are essential for navigating the cobblestone streets and numerous steps. Keep your dining attire casual as most establishments have a relaxed dress code. And don't leave without a compact umbrella to shield you from the occasional June showers.

Getting Around Venice in June

  • You can use the vaporetto, a ferry that takes you from one stop to another on water. It takes about 20 to 30 minutes and 7 euros to get from one end of the Grand Canal to the other end.
  • To go from one side to another along the width of Grand Canal you can use traghetti. It takes just about 1 minute and costs €2.
  • A gondola ride is an experience you cannot miss. For about €80, you can get a ride for 40 minutes.
  • One can also take the Monorail that connects the car parks on Tronchetto with the cruise-ship terminal and Piazzale Roma.
  • There are water taxis also available which are a more expensive way to get around Venice. The fare is around €15 plus €2 per minute. However they are very convenient especially if you have a lot of luggage.

Venice in June: Seasonal delicacies

Venice in June - what to eat

Cicchetti are small plates or finger foods accompanying a glass of wine. There are many kinds of these typical Venetian Antipasti. Polenta e Schie (shrimp paired with polenta), Baccalà Mantecato (made of stockfish) and Sarde in Saor (sardine fillets marinated in vinegar, onions, raisins and pine nuts) are some of the must-try versions. Most bars in Venice serve Cicchetti with drinks. Try it at Osteria Al Squero.

Venice in June - what to eat
Risi e Bisi

It is a simple symbolic meal made of rice, peas, pancetta, onion, butter, parsley and pea-shell broth. On April 25, St. Mark’s Day, this was traditionally served as an offering to the Doge of Venice from the peasants. You can find this in most Venice restaurants. The top choice would typically be Trattoria da Romano.

Venice in June - what to eat
Risotto al Nero di Seppia / Squid Ink Risotto

This is a seafood-based risotto. The squid ink in this dish gives a seemingly unpalatable jet-black colour to the rice. However this flavourful dish of squid, wine, onion, tomato and ink braise is a favourite among most Venetians. You can sample this dish at Osteria Al Portego.

Venice in June - what to eat

Spongy semolina squares grilled and topped with fontina cheese make for a must-try Venetian dish. Historically a peasant food, it has been around in the Venetian region for centuries. Commonly available at most places, one of the best places to enjoy a creamy Polenta with great seafood is Trattoria Al Gazzettino.

Venice in June - what to eat

Buranelli is a tasty Venetian biscuit named after the Venetian island of Burano. Popular among seamen, these were originally packed along for long sea voyages. The original round shape has been replaced by the “S” shape to make them easier to dunk in coffee or mulled wine. For an authentic taste you can visit Tonolo, one of the best patisseries in Venice.

Tips for visiting Venice in June

  • Venice is one of the most crowded tourist cities in Italy, especially in the summer months. It is recommended that one should book skip-the-line tickets for major tourist sights like Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica.
  • You can beat the crowds by going in for early morning and late evening gondola tours.
  • Dragging your luggage can be quite challenging in Venice. Booking a hotel near a water-taxi stop is recommended for those who want to avoid doing that.
  • One can go on an island-hopping tour to escape the crowds in June. Some of the outer islands of Venice are most picturesque.
  • Venice has a complicated network of small alleys. Buying a map is helpful.

Month-by-month guide to visiting Venice

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Planning to visit Venice in June?

Here are a few detailed guides on Venice essentials that will ensure a great trip.


How is the weather in Venice in June?

Venice having a subtropical climate makes it perfect for the month of June! There's tons of sunlight and the weather is warm and pleasant.

What do I wear in Venice in June?

Pack light, pack cotton! Wear your favourite summer clothes in Venice during June.

What are the best places to stay in Venice?

The best places to stay in Venice are San Marco, Dorsoduro, San Polo, Santa Croce and Cannaregio.

How do I travel around Venice?

You can travel around within Venice by Water Ferry, Water Taxi or Gondola.

Venice in June