Venice in May

Venice Weather in May 

- May averages is +22° С / humidity 69%

- highest was +33°С in 1997 

- lowest was +5°С in 2014 

- expected – +22°С

In May, the weather is warm and sunny. Summer is in the air. Light breeze is observed. Come up rainy and cloudy days.


Downtime in Venice in May

High season in Venice starts in May. The beach time begins by the end of the month. There are a lot of tourists. Prices are high.

The Venice tourists pay a tax of €3 according to a new law, since May 1, 2019.

Popular May holidays:

- Annual La Sense Holiday is on the first Sunday after Ascension, usually in May, depends on the date of Easter. Thousands of old boats sail from San Marco to the island of Lido at 9 a.m. Liturgy takes place, in the church of St. Nicholas, on the island of Lido At 11:30 a.m. 

At the end of liturgy – Marriage of the Sea ceremony

- The Vogalonga Regatta is held annually in May. Start at 9 a.m. from the Punta della Dogan Museum at Dorsoduro street 2, on the Giudecca Canal. Participation: full 16 years, any boat without a motor. Participation fee is €18 per person


May weather is good for long slow walks along cozy streets and campo. A lot of tourists look for Casanova traces, admire the views of Venice at night in the light of illuminations, are engaged in water sports: diving, water skiing and surfing.


Packing List Items

For May pack: sunglasses, suntan cream, T-shirts, lightweight sweaters with long sleeves, jeans, sneakers, thick-soled shoes, an umbrella, a warm jacket or a windbreaker.

Download Venice online map or buy a city map for independent strolling.

If you want to take part in boat races, go diving or visit authentic Italian campos – book tickets to Venice today!