Flying from Venice
With two main airports, flights from Venice can be made easily. Passengers can comfortably fly with airberlin out of Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE), located eight kilometers north of the city, in the town of Tessera.
Venice Marco Polo Airport Information
Named after the Venetian traveler and author, Venice Marco Polo Airport opened its modern building in 2002. Consisting of a lone multi-level terminal, the facility’s three floors are separated into arrival, departure, and check-in desk areas, and are able to handle more than six million travelers every year.
The airport features lost property offices, money exchanges, banks, guest lounges, and a first-aid clinic. Parking is readily available on a short-term or long-term basis, and several nearby hotels can booked from within the airport. Travelers can satisfy their material desires by finding spectacular Italian designs and cuisine in a range of airport boutiques and restaurants.
Getting to the Airport in Venice
You can take a bus to Venice Marco Polo Airport with the ATVO fly bus line. The trip takes about 20-25 minutes and leaves twice an hour. Alternatively, take a taxi to Venice Marco Polo Airport in 20 minutes, or take a leisurely trip by water cab, which will take an hour and a half.
Arriving in Barcelona
Charmingly eccentric and undeniably hip, Barcelona and its people defy convention. While its pleasant location along the temperate Costa Brava has inevitably drawn a great many international flights to Barcelona brimming with holiday visitors, Barcelona stubbornly retains its distinctive and intoxicating local flavor.
First Time in Barcelona
There is almost too much to do in Barcelona – it can be overwhelming. Tour the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona) for a look into some evocative Spanish art, or take a day and relax on Barceloneta Beach.
Food lovers will find local fusion cuisine in Eixample as well as the Barri Gòtic. Families should purchase tickets to Barcelona’s Parc d’Atraccions del Tibidabo, a funicular-accessible amusement park at the summit of the city’s mountain overlook.
Making the Most of Your Barcelona Holiday
The region’s year-round mild climate means any time is a good time to travel to Barcelona, though beach-loungers may prefer the warmer summer months. To save money, travelers can easily find cheap hotels in Barcelona’s Barri Gòtic, if they don’t mind the exuberance of evening revelers. Be sure to book your tickets as far in advance as possible to ensure the best flight deals to Barcelona. Avoid airport queues with the convenient Web Check-In service.