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Venice Film Festival: how to organize your trip

The 76th Venice International Film Festival will take place from August 28th to September 7th, 2019, on the island of Lido in the Venetian Lagoon. This is one of the most awaited events in Venice, so if you’re planning to attend it, it’s better if you book everything you can in advance, especially if participating to the Venice Film Festival is the main purpose of your trip.

Usually, we start receiving the first bookings a couple of months before the event, but there are always some last-minute requests that we might not be able to satisfy. If you book your stay at least 30 days in advance, we have a special offer for you!

For this reason, and to give you the chance to experience the Venice International Film Festival in the best possible way, we collected our best recommendations in this article.

Book your ticket for the Venice film festival as soon as possible

As you know, the Venice Film Festival tickets are available just a few weeks before the event starts, you can only buy them on this page of the Biennale official website, but you can still save the date on your agenda and be ready for the early August when they will be purchasable online.

If you work in cinema, you can ask for accreditation, depending on your job.

Know which Venice Film Festival after-parties are the best to attend

As you imagine, parties are a very important part of the Venice Film Festival, and if you’d like to meet one of your favorite actors, this is a way tomake your dream come true.

Unfortunately, most parties are invitation only, but still, as soon as the locations where these exclusive parties take place is revealed, you can do some research and find a way to attend at least one of them.

Book your stay in the right place

Choosing the right hotel for your stay is really important, especially if you want to visit Venice as well and not just go to a premiere. Our hotel is located only a couple of minutes from the dock where you can take the vaporetto to Lido island where the Venice Film Festival takes place. At the same time, when you’re not busy with the Festival, you’ll have the chance to reach any place in Venice in just a few minutes.

Furthermore, if you don’t feel like taking public transportation, we can arrange a water taxi for you to reach Lido island, which is also one of the nearest beaches in Venice, in the blink of an eye.

Plan the thing you want to see in advance

If you’re staying in Venice for at least 3 three days, you can take advantage of your time and visit some of its must-see attractions, such as the Rialto Fish Market and Bridge, the Doge’s Palace and the St. Mark’s Basilica.

By the way, you may also consider visiting the Venice Biennale, which is the institution in charge of the Venice Film Festival.

If you need any help to plan your stay in Venice during the event, we will be more than happy to help you find the best way to make the most of it.