What to Wear in Venice?

Venice is located in North–East Italy. Venetian climate varies
throughout the year. During the winter, daytime temperatures
struggle up only as high as 3-4°C, while in the summer, temperatures
can soar to a dizzying 35 C / 96 F (it also gets very hot and sticky).
The hottest month is August and the coldest is January.
Because Venice in the middle of a lagoon, so temperatures can
vary quite widely. The warmer temperatures feel hotter and the
cooler  temperatures, colder. Venice is little rainy at times.

★ Pack comfortable walking shoes (a pair that you won’t feel at any time).
Good shoes like sneakers are the best choice also a solid pair of smart
leather shoes are indispensable – Visitors to Venice have to walk a lot.


★ Bring a raincoat or umbrella. Simply because Venice is prone to
frequent thundershowers, even in summertime. The biggest plus of
the raincoat is that if there is rain and wind, an umbrella will be
destroyed within few seconds…

Spring in Venice
Temperatures rise from 8°C in March to 17 or 18°C. Venetian spring
is pleasant without being too hot, but nights are always cooler.

★ Dress in layers
May seem obvious, but to dress in layers is lifesaver. It helps to adjust
to the changing temperatures and wards off the evening chill.

★ Something warm
Don’t forget about something warm for the cooler evenings and…
spring can be rainy at times!

Summer in Venice
Summer is high season in Venice means that the city can be absolutely
crowded with visitors. Not only. It also gets very hot and sticky. Daytime
temperatures in the high 20s Celsius are normal, and the humidity is high!

★ Lightweight Top
Women should carry a lightweight top, even in summer. Serves as a quick
cover-up for exposed shoulders especially when you want to visit churches
and keeps you comfortable in case of air conditioning in some  museums.


★ Natural Fabrics
In summertime, synthetic clothing is a horror (Venice’s unpleasant humidity).

★ Mosquito repellent
Because of the humidity there are a lot of bugs and biting insects.

★ Dress Clothes:
Bring appropriate clothes. Think casual but elegant in the daytime,
a bit more dressy for dinner. Venice is more stylish than anyplace else.

★ Wear Your Sunglasses and Hats

★ UV Protection Cream



Autumn in Venice
With daytime temperatures lower than 10°C, although September
is usually still quite warm. Take some warmer clothing. It can be really
chilly. Night time temperatures drop rapidly. You’ll need a good jacket
as well as something waterproof.

Winter in Venice

★ Warm clothing
Warm clothing is a necessity, such as overcoats, hats, gloves and scarves,
while visiting Venice during this time.

★ Waterproof shoes
In winter a waterproof shoes are a huge plus.

The world famous Venice Carnival occurs in February each year.
February is slightly warmer than January in Venice, but it can still be
bitterly cold with plenty of rain, mist and fog. Pack layered warm clothing!
🙂 Don’t worry about your mask or costume – it’s better to buy it in Venice!



„Acqua alta”
„Acqua alta” (high water) generally occurs in autumn or winter seasons
and is most likely to happen in November and December. High tide is a larger
inflow of water into the Venetian Lagoon. High waters usually affect only
the lowest parts of the town, such as St. Mark’s Square, whereas exceptional
high tides (>= 140 cm) statistically occur only once every 3 years.

★ Pair of wellies
If you visit the city in the Aqua Alta season pack a pair of wellies – comes
in very handy. You can also buy a pair of rubber boots from a street seller.

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