Valentin Börjeson Hedberg

VIE ACADEMY – Research Task on Turism

City: Venice, Italy

Area: 414.6 km²
Elevation: 1 m
Population: 261,905 (2017)
Postal code: 30100

The city of Venice (Venezia, local language) is located in Italy and is one of the most visited cities in northern Italy, it is the capital of this region. Italy serves as a great seaport for exporting and importing goods via the Adriatic sea.
Venice is a unique city because of its environment, history, and architecture. It is in fact one of the oldest tourist and cultural attractions in the world. This makes the city average roughly 5 million people arriving in the last five years, (excluting 2020, due to the coronavirus, covid-19). This increased from 2.7 million in 2003 til 5.5 million in 2019.
The international visits are from all across the globe years 2011 to 2020, that year the large majority of tourists were from the United States, this we can relate to the ongoing pandemic.
It is a city on water with phenomenal architecture and therefore attracts many visitors. They generally have a very popular food culture in Italy which also drives people to go there.

In conclusion the most important and the driving factor in why people visit Venice italy is because of its natural beauty and culture’s atmosphere.