House swap in Venice

Swaphouse is a free platform to exchange homes with remote workers. An affordable, fun and unique way to travel in Venice and live (and work) like a local!

Discover new places

Work during the day and explore your new location in the evenings and weekends. Save vacation days by combining both!

Free accommodation

We don’t require (expensive) memberships. Swaphouse is 100% free. No money is exchanged in the entire process.

All the amenities you need

All homes feature fast WiFi and dedicated workspace(s). You can expect everything you need to live and work from there.

About Venice

Venice follows Central European Time (CET, UTC+1) and switches to UTC+2 (CEST) during summer months.
Main language
Humid Subtropical
Warm summers and cool winters with foggy spells.
Closest airport
Venice Marco Polo Airport, located on the mainland, near the lagoon.
Intl. train station
Venezia Santa Lucia
Located on the island, it's the main railway station with routes to other major Italian cities and Europe.
Near beach?
Venice is on the coast with the Lido di Venezia being a famous beach island nearby.
Near mountains?
± 100km
The Dolomites, a part of the Alps, are north of Venice.
Local Cuisine
Risotto al nero
Creamy rice with cuttlefish and its black ink; a Venetian specialty.
Euro (€ - EUR)
Used by 19 of the 27 EU countries.
Must see
Grand Canal
The city's main waterway, lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces.
Hidden gem
Libreria Acqua Alta
A unique bookstore with books stored in bathtubs and gondolas due to frequent flooding.
Water quality
The city recommends boiling tap water before drinking due to its old pipeline system.
Home Swap Venice - Work, Explore, Repeat

Work, Explore, Repeat

Welcome to Venice, the city of canals and romance! This floating city is a unique destination for digital nomads and remote workers looking for a change of scenery. With its charming streets, breathtaking views, and rich history, Venice is the perfect place to escape and focus on your work. The city is well connected with good wifi, making it easy to stay productive while exploring the city's beautiful surroundings.

Home Swap Venice - Venice, the Floating City

Venice, the Floating City

The best way to explore Venice is by foot, but for longer distances, you can take a vaporetto (waterbus) or gondola. Whether you're commuting to a coworking space or just running errands, you'll love the city's unique mode of transportation. The vaporetto network is extensive and runs frequently, making it easy to get around the city. If you're looking for a more romantic mode of transportation, hop on a gondola and take a leisurely ride through the canals.

Home Swap Venice - Find Your Work Spot

Find Your Work Spot

Venice has a growing community of digital nomads and remote workers, and you can find coworking spaces and cafes with good wifi all over the city. Some popular options include Caffè Florian, a historic cafe with a beautiful interior and reliable wifi, and L'Ostello Bello, a hostel with a coworking space and a lively atmosphere. Many cafes and restaurants in the city also offer good wifi, making it easy to find a comfortable spot to work from.

Home Swap Venice - Swap House for a Unique Experience

Swap House for a Unique Experience

If you're looking for a more unique experience, consider home-swapping in Venice with Swaphouse. Stay in a local's apartment, fully equipped with everything you need to work remotely, and experience the city like a local. You'll have access to a private living space, a kitchen to cook meals, and a quiet environment to focus on your work. Plus, you'll have a local host to ask for recommendations and insights into the city.

Home Swap Venice - Explore the City

Explore the City

Venice is a city with endless opportunities for exploration. Take a walk along the canals, visit the famous St. Mark's Basilica, and admire its intricate architecture and gold mosaics. Explore the colorful neighborhoods of Castello and Cannaregio and visit the local markets for fresh seafood and handcrafted goods. If you're an art lover, don't miss the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, showcasing works by famous artists such as Jackson Pollock and Salvador Dali, and the Gallerie dell'Accademia, featuring an extensive collection of Venetian paintings from the 14th to the 18th century.

Home Swap Venice - Feast Like a Local

Feast Like a Local

Venice is known for its seafood and you can't leave without trying the local specialty, cicchetti. Head to a bacaro, a traditional Venetian bar, and sample the small plates while sipping on a glass of Prosecco. For a more formal dining experience, try Osteria Alle Testiere, serving up traditional Venetian cuisine in a cozy setting. Don't miss the chance to try local dishes such as bigoli in salsa, a type of spaghetti with duck ragù, and sarde in saor, a dish of sweet and sour sardines.

Home Swap Venice - In Conclusion

In Conclusion

Whether you're working or exploring, Venice is a city that offers something for everyone. With its good wifi, coworking spaces, and unique cultural experiences, Venice is the perfect destination for digital nomads and remote workers looking for a change of pace. So, pack your laptop and get ready to immerse yourself in the city's floating charm and rich history.

Ready to swap your home?

Join Swaphouse by creating an account. You can list your home in a few simple steps. Once that's done, begin exploring homes around the world for an exciting new and affordable workation adventure!

Need more information?

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