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Venice


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Venice (Italian: Venezia) is the capital city of the Veneto region in northern Italy. As of January 2004, the city had an estimated population of 271,251, with an estimated 1.6 million living in the Padua-Venice metropolitan area.

Venice is built on many small islands in a marshy saltwater lagoon, and is famous for its canals and links to the sea. Additionally for 1,100 years, from 697, until occupied by Austria in 1797 during the Napoleonic Wars, Venice was independent republic, The Most Serene Republic of Venice (Italian: Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia), and was for many centuries one of the leading maritime powers in the Adriatic and eastern Mediterranean.

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice & the Veneto

By DK

Dk Pub
Released: 2016-02-02
Paperback (320 pages)

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice and the Veneto takes you by the hand, leading you straight to the best attractions the region has to offer.

DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of Venice and the Veneto, whether you want to take in the dramatic architecture of the Basilica di San Marco and the Palazzo Ducale, see the artistic masterpieces of Giotto, Donatello and Mantegna, or explore the beautiful countryside.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice and the Veneto.

   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Free, color pull-out map (print edition) marked with sights, a selected sight and street index, public transit map, practical information on getting around, and a distance chart for measuring walking distances.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights and restaurants.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Suggested day trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice and the Veneto truly shows you this city as no one else can.

Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to Venice, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Venice, which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time in the city.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

Rick Steves Pocket Venice

By Rick Steves

Rick Steves
Released: 2016-05-24
Paperback (224 pages)

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Rick Steves' Pocket guidebooks truly are a "tour guide in your pocket."

Each colorful, compact 280-page book includes Rick's advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in a city. Everything a busy traveler needs is easy to access: a neighborhood overview, city walks and tours, sights, handy food and accommodations charts, an appendix packed with information on trip planning and practicalities, and a fold-out city map.

Rick Steves' Pocket Venice includes the following walks and tours:
  • St. Mark's Square Tour
  • St. Mark's Basilica Tour
  • Doge's Palace Tour
  • Frari Church Tour
  • St. Mark's to Rialto Walk
  • Rialto to Frari Church Walk
  • St. Mark's to San Zaccaria Walk

Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Paula Hardy

LONELY PLANET PUBLICATIONS
Paperback (288 pages)

Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch a Murano glass-blower practice his craft, stroll past stalls of tiny octopus and giant oysters at Rialto Market, or take a moonlit gondola ride past ancient palaces; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Venice and the Veneto and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto Travel Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, cuisine, wine, and more
  • Free, convenient pull-out Venice map (included in print version), plus over 29 colour neighbourhood maps
  • Covers Sestiere di San Marco, Sestiere di Dorsoduro, Sestieri de San Polo and Santa Croce, Sestiere di Cannaregio, Sestiere di Castello, Giudecca, Lido, Murano, Burano, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto, our most comprehensive guide to Venice, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet Discover Italy, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Lonely Planet Pocket Venice (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet's Pocket Venice is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the Grand Canal by gondola, admire the Basilica di San Marco, or snack on tapas-style cicheti in a Cannaregio bar; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Venice and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Pocket Venice:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Venice map (included in print version), plus over 21 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you determine the best spots to spend your time
  • Useful features - including Best for Kids, Walking Tours, and Don't Miss (quick glance at must-sees)
  • Coverage of San Marco & the Palazzo Ducale, Dorsoduro & the Accademia, San Polo & Santa Croce, Cannaregio & the Ghetto, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Pocket Venice is a handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance to travellers who seek only the can't-miss experiences. Colourful and easy-to-use, this neighbourhood-focused guide includes unique local recommendations to maximise your quick-trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends a wide range of experiences, both popular and offbeat, and extensively covers all of Venice's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet's Venice & the Veneto guide.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Italy, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Alison Bing.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' -The New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -Fairfax Media (Australia)

Moon Rome, Florence & Venice (Travel Guide)

By Alexei J. Cohen

MOON
Released: 2017-04-04
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Moon Travel Guides: Your World Your Way

Few places in the world can compete with the beauty and influence of these three extraordinary cities. Experience the best of Italy's art, culture, food, and history with Moon Rome, Florence & Venice.

What you'll find in Moon Rome, Florence & Venice:
  • Curated trip advice for foodies, outdoor adventurers, honeymooners, art lovers, history buffs, and more
  • Local perspective from Italy expert and Rome resident Alexei J. Cohen on his adopted home country
  • Full color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Strategic itineraries designed for 1-5 days in each city that can be combined for a 2-week vacation
  • Suggestions for side trips from each city, including Assisi, Siena, Pisa, and Lucca
  • Honest advice on where to stay, how to get around, and where to find the best regional cuisine-from pizza al taglio in Rome to gelato in Florence and fritto misto in Venice
  • Timeless attractions and offbeat recreation ideas: Cycle the Villa Borghese or take a cooking class. Rent a kayak and explore the winding canals of Venice, or go horseback riding down an ancient Roman street. Hike to sprawling hilltop views of Florence, meander through historic museums, or catch the Gregorian chants being sung at the Duomo on Sunday mornings. Stroll through Venice's fish markets, spend a few hours in a campo or piazza basking in the afternoon sun, or take a gondola ride to the best spot in town for wine and romance
  • Accurate, up-to-date information including background on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and cultural customs of each city
  • Handy tools such as an Italian phrasebook and pronunciation guide, tips for traveling with children or as a senior, recommended reading lists, and suggestions for LGBTQ+ travel

With Moon Rome, Florence & Venice's practical tips, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Craving more of the Mediterranean? Try Moon Croatia & Slovenia. Hopping to the next European city? Try Moon MapGuide Paris or Moon MapGuide London.

Venice: Where To Go, What To See - A Venice Travel Guide (Italy, Milan, Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples, Turin) (Volume 3)

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Paperback (68 pages)

Venice: Where To Go, What To See - A Venice Travel Guide (Italy, Milan, Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples, Turin) (Volume 3)
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National Geographic Walking Venice (National Geographic Walking Venice: The Best of the City)

By National Geographic

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Released: 2017-03-07
Paperback (192 pages)

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See the best of Venice with this streamlined walking guide, complete with step-by-step itineraries and maps to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit of the place in elegant text enhanced by National Geographic's famous eye for good pictures. More than just a guidebook, Walking Venice is full of information about the city and its people.

Frommer's EasyGuide to Rome, Florence and Venice 2017 (Easy Guides)

By Stephen Keeling & Donald Strachan

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Frommer s EasyGuide to Rome, Florence and Venice 2017 (Easy Guides)
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There’s no better introduction to Italy than the classic itinerary of Rome, Florence and Venice. But it’s not dummy-proof, which is why we enlisted three of the world’s most knowledgeable Italy experts to pen this totally revised and updated annual guide. Melanie Renzulli, who lives in Rome, has been writing about travel for 15 years. She is presently the founder and editor of the travel blog "Italofile". Stephen Keeling is an Oxford graduate who won a much-coveted journalistic prize in 2008 for his Frommer's Guide to Tuscany and Umbria. Stephen Brewer has been writing travel guides for over three decades, usually focusing on Italy.

This book contains:
- Many informative maps in addition to a large fold-out map of considerable value.
- Exact prices so there are never any ugly surprises.
- Handy sample itineraries so you can make the most of your vacation time.
- Opinionated reviews and insider advice on how to avoid the crowds and find the most authentic restaurants, shops, nightlife venues and hotels in all price ranges
- Detailed side-trips to Pompeii, Tuscany and the Veneto
-16-page photo guide with vibrant photographs at the front of the book and black and white photos throughout



 
 
 

 
 
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