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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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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.

This colorful, compact guidebook includes Rick's advice for prioritizing your time, whether you're spending 1 or 7 days in Venice. 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

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice & the Veneto

By DK Travel

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

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice & the Veneto
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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.

Venice: Monocle Travel Guide

Gestalten
Released: 2017-07-27
Hardcover (148 pages)

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Monocle reports from around the globe. As its editors and correspondents dart from city to city, they get to know the best places to rest their heads, stretch their limbs, and kick back with a contact in a hard-to-find cocktail bar. That information is now available in The Monocle Travel Guide Series: a line-up of titles that speaks to readers in an informed but informal way about everything from architecture to art, late-night bars to early-morning markets. Designed to be compact and collectible, these books go beyond the traditional tourist beats to make sure visitors get the best out of a city —no matter how short their stay. The guides are also discerning: they will not list a hundred places to eat, but they will focus on what is best for any occasion.

Frommer's EasyGuide to Rome, Florence and Venice 2018 (EasyGuides)

By Elizabeth Heath & Donald Strachan

FrommerMedia
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Frommer s EasyGuide to Rome, Florence and Venice 2018 (EasyGuides)
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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. Their helpful advice and honest, opinionated recommendations will allow you to find the hidden gems that other visitors miss, avoid crowds and lines and, most importantly: plan the vacation of a lifetime.



Frommer’s EasyGuide to Rome, Florence and Venice 2018 includes:



Tons of useful maps, including a detachable foldout map



Detailed itineraries to help you make the most of your time while avoiding the crowds and lines



Can’t-miss experiences that let you appreciate Italian culture, history, and cuisine like a local



Rewarding day trips to fascinating destinations such as Pompeii, Verona, and the Tuscan countryside



Candid reviews of the best places to eat, shop, stay, and sample the nightlife in each city, and in all price ranges



Accurate, up-to-date info on prices, transportation, addresses, and everything else you’ll need to plan your trip



About Frommer’s: There’s a reason that Frommer’s has been the most trusted name in travel for more than sixty years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles became a household name helping millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer’s

Venice: The Best Of Venice For Short Stay Travel

By Gary Jones

Jones Gary
Paperback (62 pages)

Venice: The Best Of Venice For Short Stay Travel
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VENICE TRAVEL GUIDE
Discover the best Venice has to offer in just a few days

If you are planning to go to Venice for vacation or business, and you only have 2 or 3 days and you want to make the best of your short stay, then you have come to the right place.

The focus of this book is to make your short stay one of the most-memorable experiences of your life.The goal of this book is not to squeeze everything the city has to offer into 2 -3 days.The goal is to show you the best of the city in a short time. I know people like different things, but Venice is such an incredible city that even in a small area you will find a variety of things that will fascinate or interest you.

If you are looking for the encyclopedia of travel books, then don't buy this book.This book is for a short stay traveler only!We focus on the best the city has to offer.

Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...
  • Understanding Modern Venice
  • How Venice Came Into Being
  • An Overview Of The City
  • Transport and Safety
  • Museums and Art Galleries
  • Restaurants, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife
  • Sample 3 Day Itinerary
  • Extra Time,a bonus section of attractions
  • Much, much more!
(Please note that paperback version of this book only has black and white pictures.If you prefer color pictures, then I recommend you buy the Kindle edition of this book.)

Top 10 Venice (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By DK Travel

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Released: 2016-11-01
Paperback (128 pages)

Top 10 Venice (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
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Newly revised, updated, and redesigned for 2016.

True to its name, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Venice covers all the city's major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

This newly updated pocket travel guide for Venice will lead you straight to the best attractions the "Floating City" has to offer, whether you want to marvel at Saint Mark's Basilica, stroll along the Grand Canal and take a ride on a gondola, or visit the must-see palazzos and villas.

Expert travel writers have fully revised this edition of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Venice.

   • Brand-new itineraries help you plan your trip to Venice.
   • Expanded and far more comprehensive, new laminated pull-out map now includes color-coded design, public transportation maps, and street indexes to make it even easier to use.
   • Maps of walking routes show you the best ways to maximize your time.
   • New Top 10 lists feature off-the-beaten-track ideas, along with standbys like the top attractions, shopping, dining options, and more.
   • Additional maps marked with sights from the guidebook are shown on inside cover flaps, with selected street index.
   • New typography and fresh layout throughout.

You'll still find DK's famous full-color photography and museum floor plans, along with just the right amount of coverage of the city's history and culture. A free pull-out city map is marked with sights from the guidebook and includes a street index.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Venice.

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.

National Geographic Walking Venice (National Geographic Walking Guides)

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.

Venice: Venice, Italy: Travel Guide Book—A Comprehensive 5-Day Travel Guide to Venice, Italy & Unforgettable Italian Travel (Best Travel Guides to Europe Series) (Volume 4)

By Passport to European Travel Guides

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Venice: Venice, Italy: Travel Guide Book—A Comprehensive 5-Day Travel Guide to Venice, Italy & Unforgettable Italian Travel (Best Travel Guides to Europe Series) (Volume 4)
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Journey to the Center of Venice, Italy!

"Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go."
—Truman Capote

* * * Updated for 2017! * * *

And if you've yet to experience this hypnotic, floating city—what are you waiting for? Passport to European Travel Guides offers this comprehensive, yet quick and concise, 5-day guide to Venice—one of the world's most unique cities to visit!

5-Day Travel Guide to Unforgettable Italian Travel

Have no idea where to start? Or maybe you have some idea but could use a treasure trove of great insider tips? Well, read on! You see, we know your trip begins long before you even book the flight, so this guide is chock full of dynamite tips on everything you need to know BEFORE you go—and much, much more you'll thank us for!

Passport to European Travel Guides Features:

• Dynamite Insider Tips—for tourists! We give you the scoop on everything from local etiquette to saving money!
• 5-Day Suggested Itinerary—cover the best spots the city has to offer in 5 magical days!
• Luxury Sleeps, Luxury Eats—our best recommendations for ultimate Venetian luxury
• Budget Sleeps, Budget Eats—best spots for travelers on a budget
• Map— of Venice, Italy
• City Snapshot—language, currency, airports, country code + more!
• Before You Go—there are some things you need to know!
• Getting in the Mood—with a few great films and books to enjoy before you go!
• Local Tourist Information—where to find it once you're on the ground in Italy
• Overview—of Venice
• Italian Phrases For Emergencies—least you'll know how to holler, "Help!"
• Climate + Best Times to Travel—to Venice!
• All About Tours—By bike, boat, bus or special interest and walking tours + our top recommendations with links and more!
• Venice Nightlife—the best bars, clubs, live music, theater and dancing
• Lots more—we aim to get you in the know!

Moon Rome, Florence & Venice (Travel Guide)

By Alexei J. Cohen

Cohen Alexei J
Released: 2017-04-04
Paperback (384 pages)

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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:
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  • 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
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