Venice, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Venice, Italy? If you're planning to go to Venice, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Venice, Italy

Based on the climate and weather in Venice, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Venice, Italy

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Venice, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Venice, Italy by month

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January

January in Venice is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Venice is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Venice is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Venice is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you are traveling to Venice in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Venice during June, you will probably see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Venice is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you vacation in Venice during August, you will probably see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Venice during September, you may notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Venice is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Venice is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Mekhitarist Monastery, take the following:

If you go to the Correr Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Venice, Italy

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Venice.

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