Are there public toilets in Venice Italy?

Venice, Mestre, and Murano have a few department stores and shopping centers with public toilets for customers. (Sadly, Venice’s Coin department store–a convenient spot for a quick WC visit–is no more.)

Why are European toilets so weird?

European toilets typically utilize a washdown flushing system in which water inside the toilet is forced out through water flowing from the rim of the bowl. The neck of the toilet hole tends to be larger so there is less of a chance of clogs, but the bowls may require more frequent cleaning from any leftover residue.

Why do European toilets not have seats?

Apparently, the toilet seats are there originally but, then, they break. The seats break because people stand on them. People stand on them because they are not kept clean enough to sit on. Either the proprietors decide there’s no point in continuing the cycle, so they consign their toilet to the ranks of the seatless.

Can you flush toilet paper in Venice?

TOILETS IN VENICE Do not rely on toilet paper being present in the bathroom (here’s where your map would be most useful). Be prepared to search for the method of flushing the toilet. There are as many ways to flush toilets in Venice as there are gondolas.

How much are public restrooms in Italy?

Finding a Toilet in Italy Most are pay toilets, usually under one euro. Sometimes you will be giving your money to an actual person, other times inserting it into a machine.

What is a Dutch toilet?

Arguably the most alarming feature of a Water Closet is the infamous Dutch toilet bowl. Dutch engineers have designed the bowl itself to contain a plateau set well above the normal water level. To say the least, one must be very comfortable with themselves and all their excrements on the display shelf.

Why is there a shelf in German toilets?

My answer is yes, a shelf inside your toilet to put something very specific on. BM. Excrement. Instead of excretions making the plunge straight into the water, this toilet has a prominent shelf midway to catch everything.

What does attached bathroom mean in Italy?

Votes. Not as helpful. Shared bathroom means the bathroom is located outside your room and you share it with other lodgers. There are female toilets available. Attached bathrooms mean that the bathroom is inside your room.

Can I drink the tap water in Venice?

You can drink the water in Venice and save yourself the expense and waste of bottled water. Venice’s tap water is pumped in from the Italian mainland so you don’t have to worry about anything questionable in the water that is floating under the city. That lagoon water is not coming out of the tap.

Are there toilets in the Vatican Museum?

There are plenty of toilets in the Vatican Museums, but the bathroom situation in St. There are two toilets around St. Peter’s Square, that you can use without going through security and inside the basilica: Along the Charlemagne Wing.

What is a toilet bidet?

A bidet is basically a shallow toilet that sprays water on one’s genitals. It may sound strange but a bidet is actually a fantastic alternative to wiping. Because washing with water is so much gentler than scraping dry paper across your anus.

Why do toilets in Germany have a shelf?

Are there any public toilets in Venice Italy?

Here is a link explaining about public toilets in Venice. It may help you with information that you can generalize to other parts of Italy. The Turkish toilets can be found in places other than older bars. I found them in railway stations including the Cinque Terre, museums, and as public toilets in Barga.

How much does it cost to go to the bathroom in Italy?

In Italy (and Germany too), plan to pay to use the public toilets. 0.50 euros or so seems to be the going rate. Make sure you have coins–I seldom did, so I usually made two trips to the bathroom, one there, finding i needed coins, back to my husband for coins, and then back to the bathroom.

Where can I find Turkish toilets in Italy?

The Turkish toilets can be found in places other than older bars. I found them in railway stations including the Cinque Terre, museums, and as public toilets in Barga. Also the train terminal pay toilets are a little more expensive at 80 cents instead of 75 cents and Milan centrale has new ones charging 1 euro.

Do you have to pay to use the toilet in Paris?

In paris you had to pay to use public restroom also. The upside was that the ones you paid to use had toilet seats, toilet paper and were clean. In Rome anyway you can use one in a cafe/bar for free sometimes. Sometimes there are signs saying patrons only.