More like a stage than a city, Venice is the only city in the world built entirely on water. Its glorious palaces, historic churches and stunning art galleries have captivated visitors for centuries. Explore Venice is the perfect pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes, taking in all of the classic sights, such as Piazza San Marco and La Salute church, as well as the atmospheric canals and sleepy little squares off the tourist track. For day-trippers, there is a useful 'Venice in a Day' route which takes in all the city's must-sees. Insight's trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to Venice's cuisine and shopping possibilities, as well as an overview of the city's famous Carnival and music and opera scene. Hand-picked places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route and in the directory section, which contains a wealth of useful practical information including a language guide, as well as a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and the stunning photography captures the essence of Venice.
ABOUT INSIGHT GUIDES
Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. They produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
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