Come to Venice in winter - and you will be knee-deep in water at the time of the famous Acqua Alta!
There are floods in Venice in winter (from late September to January), the Italians call them the Acqua Alta. Come to Venice in November-December - and you will see the famous flooding of Venice.
The streets of Venice are hiding under the water for a couple of hours and then the water goes as quickly as it came. Piazza San Marco is the lowest point of Venice, and it is under water faster than anyone, so it is the best place where you can watch the flooding.
Buy a raincoat with a hood and rubber boots - and walk knee-deep in the water in the most beautiful place in the city!
More things to do in Venice
Buy Burano lace
It is popular due to the special technology - burano lace is made from a single yarn and each product takes about three months of hard work. 10012Burano island
Watch the Historical Regatta
Visit the historical Regatta in Venice — look at a parade of gondolas and the competition of Venetian boats and get a ringside seat.FREE9
Do not forget to look in one of the quiet cafes, take an unusual type of ice cream, which is not available for sale in other cities around the world. 330
Enjoy the taste of a cocktail-aperitif Spritz, that was the most favourite Ernest Hemingway and Francis Fitzgerald's beverage. 321
Only in Venice you can try the real bigoli as it is prepared on its homeland. 1012
Take a glass of wine and try a traditional Venetian snack - cicchetti. 312
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