You will find a ten day weather forecast for Venice here.
or the BBC 5 day weather forecast for Venice here.
This is the weather page of a good general information site about Venice.
Sightseeing and tours
This is the official website of the gondolieri of Venice and contains both historical and current information.
A company that offers walking tours in Venice
Art & Film
The official site of the prestigious Venice Biennale art exhibition, which also hosts the annual Venice Film Festival every September. The 55th Venice Achitecture Biennale will run from June to November 2014.
The Museums of Venice - the city's own website for all the museums owned and run by Venice Council - including The Doge's Palace, the Museo Correr in St Mark's Square, the Museum of Glass on Murano and many others http://www.museiciviciveneziani.it/main.asp?lin=EN
You can avoid the queues and pre-book online for the Doge's Palace, Accademia Art Gallery and other venues at http://www.venice-museum.com/?gclid=COWl3ZX-pp8CFUYA4wod7nT60Q
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection - The late American heiress's unique collection of 20th Art housed in her own Palazzo on the Grand Canal http://www.guggenheim-venice.it/inglese/default.html
The Francois Pinault collection of modern art is housed in two stunning locations on the Grand Canal, the Pallazzo Grassi and the newly refurbished Punta della Dogana (Customs House) by the Salute church. Featuring major archaeological and modern art exhibitions commissioned by or from the private collection of the owner, French billionaire international art collector Francois Pinault http://www.palazzograssi.it/en/
The Cini Foundation hosts cultural conferences and some excellent art exhibitions in the beautiful location of San Giorgio Maggiore, at the end of Giudecca and opposite St Mark's basin. http://www.cini.it
Carnival 2014 runs from 22nd February to 4th March.
The website of La Fenice, Venice's famous opera house - true to its name - recently risen from the ashes http://www.teatrolafenice.it/
Opera in the Scuola Grande dei Carmini in Campo Santa Margherita and other venues http://www.venice-concerts.com/venice-italy-night-events-reviews.php?lang=
Opera in a beautiful palazzo on the Grand Canal near the Accademia Bridge http://www.musicapalazzo.com/
Opera and Concerts not far from the Rialto bridge at the Scuola Grande di San Teodoro http://www.imusiciveneziani.com/index.html
Concerts of music by Vivaldi and other Venetian composers at the Chiesa San Vidal, just across the Accademia bridge www.interpretiveneziani.com
Music by Vivaldi and others at one of Venice's oldest churches, San Giacometto, just behind the Rialto bridge http://www.ensembleantoniovivaldi.com/venice-concerts-description.php
Things to do
FORTY GREAT THINGS TO DO IN VENICE - a miscellany of interesting and (some)unusual suggestions, from salted pig-thighs to live jazz, courtesy of Pizza Express who sponsor some of Venice in Peril’s restoration work in Venice. To be found at http://www.veniceinperil.org/news/news.asp?Id=66
http://www.slowtrav.com/italy/venice/re_todo.htm Just in case there are not enough options on our website, here is a list of 200 things to do in Venice - which might appeal especially to those revisiting Venice who have already visited the main sights.
A very comprehensive listing of fiction books about Venice or set in Venice, with reviews.
Films about or set in Venice
Details of many films that have been made about Venice or set in Venice
The Venice Marathon - October 2013 - website
Transport and city information
The english-language website of ACTV, the local transport authority. You will find timetables here for all the vaporetto (water bus) routes around the city and the lagoon.
The website of the Municipality (Comune) of Venice
Acqua Alta & Tides
For Winter visitors daily high tide forecasts can be found at http://goeurope.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ&sdn=goeurope&cdn=travel&tm=25&gps=462_656_1260_862&f=00&tt=13&bt=0&bts=0&zu=http%3A//www.comune.venezia.it/flex/cm/pages/ServeBLOB.php/L/IT/IDPagina/1748
A lively site for English-speaking fans of Venice hosted by an American who lived on Giudecca in the late 1990's. Has a wonderful archive of articles.