What are other names for Venice?
Venice is known as 'Venezia' in Italian. This is the official
name, and the name you will see when you get there.
It is also known as Venise in French, Venedig in
German, Benétke in Slovenian and other names in other
If you are wanting some more poetic unofficial names, Venice has
been known as the "La Dominante", "Serenissima", "Queen of the
Adriatic", "City of Water", "City of Masks", "City of Bridges",
"The Floating City", and "City of Canals".