Venice II

Italy

  • Venice is a city located in the country of Italy.
     

  • Rome, not Venice, is the capital city of Italy.
     

  • The official language of Venice is Italian.
     

  • Venice (and all of Italy) is located on the continent of Europe.
     

  • France, Switzerland and Austria are some of the countries that border (are next to) Italy.

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Keep reading below to learn more fun facts about Venice. 

 

When you finish, there are games (word searches and crossword puzzles) at the bottom of this page for you to test your knowledge. 

 

Good Luck !

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  1. Venice is actually made up of over 100 small islands.  The islands are separated by bodies of water called canals.  People use bridges to go over the canals.
     

  2. There are small boats, called gondolas, that take people for rides on the canals.  The Gondolier is the name of the person that steers the gondola.
     

  3. Some of the famous sites to visit while in Venice are:
    - The Rialto Bridge
    - Saint Mark's Square
    - The Grand Canal
    - The Doge's Palace
    - Saint Mark's Basilica
    - Burano

     

  4. Every year Venice has a BIG party called Carnevale.  People dress up in costumes and have a lots of fun.
     

  5. If visiting Italy, some of the other large cities you might want to visit are Rome, Florence, Milan, Naples.
     

  6. Rome, not Venice, is the capital city of Italy.
     

  7. The official language of Venice is Italian.
     

  8. Venice (and all of Italy) is part of the European continent.
     

  9. France, Switzerland and Austria are just some of the countries that border (are next to) Italy.