Venice is a paradisiacal city in Italy, situated across an archipelago of 117 small islands. It is often known as ‘The City of Canals’ due to its large number of canals. Home to epic Venetian art and architecture, inventive Venetian cuisine, bridges, narrow streets, canals, carnivals, and lagoons, this city is no less than a traveler’s paradise that attracts millions of tourists every year. Venice is like an awe-inspiring painting come alive and boasts of amazing attractions like the Grand Canal, Doge’s Palace, Basilica di San Marco, San Giorgio Maggiore, St. Mark's Basilica, and much more! Fly to Venice from Cape Town, which is known to mesmerize tourists equally with its natural charm and sites such as the Victoria and Alfred waterfront, Cape Point, Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, Robben Island, Table Mountain National Park, etc.
Venice is said to be sinking by 1-2 mm each year. Every year in November and December, Venice is temporarily flooded. This phenomenon is known as acqua alta (high water).
How to reach Venice from Cape Town
Venice Marco Polo Airport is Venice’s major international airport that operates international flights to European metropolitan areas and cities of the world. Top international airlines such as Qatar Airways, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Etihad Airways, British Airways
, etc. fly several connecting flights between Cape Town and Venice. The Treviso Airport is another airport of Venice that operates low-cost airlines.
Best time to visit Venice
Explore the best of Venice during spring and summer time. September to November is the best time to witness the magic of Venice (provided you carry warm clothes) when the temperature ranges between -1 and 10°C and hotel rates are lower. Festivals and events like Regata Storica and Biennale d'Arte are also held during this time. The cold season from December to February is a good time if you want to participate in the grand Carnevale di Venezia event. Summer, from March to May, is the peak time and best for those who want to avoid the extreme winters.
Enjoy an amazing flying experience with special in-flight facilities offered by Turkish Airlines
. In addition to gourmet meals, quality wines, comfortable seating, web check-in, and arrival and departure lounges, they also provide ‘special meals’ based on dietary, religious, and medical preferences of passengers. Sports enthusiasts have an advantage while flying with Qatar Airways as they allow sporting equipment as part of the checked baggage. They also allow you to take your domesticated pets along.
•  Which airlines offer cheap air tickets from Cape Town?
The airlines that offer cheap air tickets from Cape Town to Venice areEmirates
, Qatar Airways
, and Turkish Airlines.
• What is the time taken to reach Venice from Cape Town?
The average time taken to reach Venice from Cape Town is about 15 hours.
• What are the major layover airports for connecting flights from Cape Town to Venice?
For connecting flights
from Cape Town to Venice, the major layover airports are at Johannesburg and Munich.
• When is the first flight from Cape Town to Venice?
The first flight from Cape Town to Venice leaves at 05:45 AM.
• When is the last flight from Cape Town to Venice?
The last flight from Cape Town to Venice is at 11:00 PM.
• What are the airport codes for Cape Town and Venice?
The airport codes for Cape Town International Airport and Venice Marco Polo Airport are CPT and VCE, respectively.
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