Experience all of Venice's attractions with this up-to date, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Most holidaymakers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that's what Marco Polo Guides are all about. Discover hotels, great restaurants and trendy nightlife venues, get numerous tips for shopping and what to do if you're on a tight budget and find out about local festivals and events. Also contains: Perfect Day, Travel Tips, Travel with Kids, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Italian phrasebook and index. With water everywhere and not a car or scooter in sight, no other place is as fun to explore as Venice. Experience the wonderful atmosphere of this traffic-free city: whether walking along its alleys, crossing its bridges or relaxing in a gondola on the Grand Canal, this practical, pocket-sized guide shows you all the highlights. The Insider Tips reveal where you can discover out-of-the-way canals and islands aboard traditional wooden barges. The Best Of pages highlight unique features of Venice, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and chill out.
Panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you're on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains. The City Walks invite you, amongst other things, to tour the lagoon city by boat, while the Dos & Don'ts tell you why you are not allowed to picnic in St Mark's square or feed the pigeons. MARCO POLO Venice provides comprehensive coverage of the city. To help you find your way around there's a detailed Street Atlas inside, a useful map of public water transport in the back cover, plus a handy pull-out map.
Publisher: MAIRDUMONT GmbH & Co. KG