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Take time to meander - losing yourself in the maze of canals and lanes is one of Venice's principal pleasures. The cluster of sights around the Piazza San Marco are heart-clutchingly beautiful, but ...
Sure it can seem a bit kitsch, but you’re in Venice, the sun is shining or it’s a romantically balmy evening, so what do you do? Take a ride in a gondola! Venice is meant to be viewed from the water, ...
Written by Jessica, USA, March 2013
Venice is simultaneously popular and polarizing. You’ll hear most first-time visitors to Italy say they have to include Venice on their itinerary, but you’ll hardly hear anyone who’s been there have ...
The island of Murano in the Venetian lagoon has been the setting of the glass blowing art work since 1291 when the Republic of the Doges decided to protect the secrets of the art and preserve Venice ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
Venice consists of 117 islands, 150 canals and 409 bridges. The biggest of all the canals is, unsurprisingly, the Grand Canal but it’s only crossed by four bridges. Until three years ago, this ...
Written by Jessica, USA, October 2012
If Venice ‘s dark
alleys seem like the perfect setting for a ghost story, take heart –
this is a city with plenty of tales to tell. Whether or not the spirits
walking the city streets are real, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
In the lagoon of Venice are a number of significant islands, one of which is Murano , home to the glass making industry for which the city is famous. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was ...
Written by Jessica, USA, December 2012
Spending New Year’s Eve in Venice involves a mix of traditions you’ll find throughout most of Italy as well as some special Venetian touches. After all, this unique city can’t just celebrate ...
Written by Venice Expert Luisella, Italy, March 2011
After a slow and cold winter, eventually some temporary exhibitions are starting!
First of all, at the Reali Poste of Uffizi Gallery you can admire the beautiful display of “Figure, ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
Venice‘s most famous square, Piazza San Marco, is home to more than just the beautiful St. Mark’s Basilica and bell tower. Another attraction on the square is the clock tower, Venice’s Torre ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
may seem like a sleepy city steeped in history, but the art scene is
alive, kicking and contemporary. This is showcased every other year
during both the Venice Biennale, a big ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2011
When you’re enclosed in the labyrinthine streets of Venice
it’s easy to forget that Venice is actually a whole series of islands
dotted across the lagoon, and that some of them are not quite as ...
Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
Anyone can tell you what to do in Venice – get lost, visit the St Mark’s Basilica ,
take a gondola ride, yadda yadda yadda. When you hear people talk about
Venice, however, it’s all love ...
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