Robyn Sigurdson, Realtor, Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, Florida

About Venice

Venice's Northern Italian architecture dates back to the 1920s

The Venice Fishing Pier is home to the Fourth of July fireworks show every year.

What a place to call home! The communities of Venice, South Venice, Nokomis, Laurel and Osprey are nestled along the beautiful southwestern coast of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. Located about midway between Tampa and Fort Myers, the Venice area is known for its white sand beaches, prehistoric sharks' teeth, scenic parks and cultural events.

You'll find Northern Italian Renaissance style architecture in historic Venice dating back to the 1920s. The city takes pride in its many parades, art fests, nationally award-winning community theater, and preserved natural environments.

In 1994, the population of the City of Venice was estimated at 19,000; that of greater Venice 87,000. Thirty-five miles of beaches draw thousands of visitors to this sun-lovers paradise each year.