The main post office is below Piazzale Roma in front of the vaporetto stops. Note that you need to take a ticket on entering the building and then wait for your number to be shown.
You can buy stamps from post offices or tobacconists. The cost for a postcard stamp (francobollo) is 1 Euro for Europe, 2 Euros 20 cents to the US, 2 Euros 90 cents to Australia (correct July 2017). Full details of prices and weight limits and the relevant zones.
Be careful when buying stamps in a tobacconist in Venice
Some tobacconists in Venice do not sell stamps, they sell stickers for a private postal service - Friendpost. They are slightly more expensive than normal stamps (1 Euro 30 instead of 1 Euro for sending a postcard in Europe), they take much longer than normal post, and they can ONLY be posted in the post box in the shop. If you put them in a post box they will be thrown away!
Address: Fondamenta Santa Chiara Santa Croce 511 30135 Venezia
Fondamenta Santa Chiara
Santa Croce 511
Telephone: (+39) +39 041 244 6811
Monday to Friday: 8.25am to 7.10pm
Saturday: 8.25am to 12.35pm
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Tip by Furio B. on Wednesday the 30 of June, 2010 at 6:02 pm
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Added: Tue May 08 2012
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