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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 and the Veneto

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2018-02-20
Paperback (320 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Venice and 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. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of Venice's major architectural sights, plus a pull-out city map marked with attractions from the guidebook and an easy-to-use street index.

DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of Venice and the Veneto, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while transportation maps and a chart showing the walking distances between sights will help you get around the city.

What's new in DK Eyewitness Travel Guides:

   • New itineraries based on length of stay, regional destinations, and themes.
   • Brand-new hotel and restaurants listings including DK's Choice recommendations.
   • Restaurant locations plotted on redrawn area maps and listed with sights.
   • Redesigned and refreshed interiors make the guides even easier to read.

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

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)

National Geographic Walking Venice (National Geographic Walking Venice: The Best of the City)
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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.

Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Marc Di Duca

Lonely Planet
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. Absorb the architecture and mosaics at Basilica di San Marco, cruise the Grand Canal aboard a gondola, trace the development of Venetian art at the Gallerie dell'Accademia; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Venice & 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 history, art, architecture, literature, cinema, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, wine
  • Free, convenient pull-out Venice map (included in print version), plus over 30 colour maps.
  • Covers San Marco, Dorsoduro, San Polo & Santa Croce, Cannaregio, Castello, Guidecca, Lido, Murano, Burano, and more

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

  • Looking for just the highlights? Check out Pocket Venice, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - 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)

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 Pocket Venice (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Peter Dragicevich

Lonely Planet
Paperback (192 pages)

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

Lonely Planet Pocket Venice is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Absorb the architecture and mosaics at Basilica di San Marco, cruise the Grand Canal aboard a gondola, trace the development of Venetian art at the Gallerie dell'Accademia; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Venice and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Venice:

  • 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
  • Free, convenient pull-out city walks map (included in print version), plus over 20 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers San Marco & the Palazzo Ducale, Dorsoduro & the Accademia, San Polo & Santa Croce, Cannaregio & the Ghetto, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Venice, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Venice's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto guide.

Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Italy guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - 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)

The Monocle Travel Guide to Venice

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

The Monocle Travel Guide to Venice
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Monocle reports from around the globe. As its Edited bys 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.

Rick Steves Pocket Venice

By Rick Steves

Rick Steves
Released: 2018-07-17
Paperback (224 pages)

Rick Steves Pocket Venice
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Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves! This colorful, compact guidebook is perfect for spending a week or less in Venice:
  • City walks and tours: Eight detailed self-guided walks including a Rialto to Frari Church Walk and tours of St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace, plus a Grand Canal Cruise to see the city by vaporetto
  • Rick's strategic advice on what's worth your time and money
  • What to eat and where to stay: Savor calamari at a cicchetti bar, mingle with locals with a Bellini or spritz con Aperol in hand, and stay in a romantic canal-side hotel
  • Day-by-day itineraries to help you prioritize your time
  • A detailed, detachable fold-out map, plus museum and city maps throughout
  • Full-color, portable, and slim for exploring on-the-go
  • Trip-planning practicalities like when to go, how to get around, basic Italian phrases, and more
Lightweight, yet packed with info on Venice's history and culture, Rick Steves Pocket Venice truly is a tour guide in your pocket.

Extending your trip? Try Rick Steves Venice or Rick Steves Italy.

Fodor's Venice 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
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Fodor s Venice 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Updated for 2018. Compact and affordable, Fodor's Venice's 25 Best is a great travel companion for travelers who want a light, easy-to-pack guidebook to one of Europe's most exciting cities.

  • DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Venice's 25 Best offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit, providing great places to shop, eat, sleep, and drink for every budget.
  • PULLOUT MAP: A handy, weather-resistant pullout city map provides essential information.
  • GORGEOUS PHOTOS AND MAPS: Full-color pictures and full-size street maps cover the best Venice has to offer, all in an easy-to-use package.
  • INDISPENSIBLE TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: Save time and space by having Venice's top 25 sights and experiences in one convenient guidebook. The City Tours section shows off the best of the city with self-guided tour ideas. Plan excursions outside the city with the More to See section.
  • PRACTICAL TIPS AND PHRASES: Travel like a local with our Need to Know section, filled with useful travel tips and essential Italian phrases.
  • COVERS: Basilica di San Marco, Collezione Peggy Guggenheim, Galleria dell'Accademia, Grand Canal, Murano, Palazzo Ducale, Rialto, San Sebastiano, Scuola Grande di San Rocco,Torcello.
  • ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.
  • Top 10 Venice (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)

    By DK Travel

    DK Eyewitness Travel
    Released: 2018-08-21
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    Top 10 Venice (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)
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    DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Venice is your pocket guide to the very best of Italy's famous "Floating City."

    Our Top 10 Travel Guide gives you great day trips in and around Venice, including the best restaurants in each area, the most beautiful churches, and wonderfully charming shops and markets. Use our insider tips to find the best hotels for every budget, and put visiting must-see palazzos and villas on your list along with walking the canals and seeing the famous gondolas. We've included great walks and itineraries, plus ways to explore hidden Venice.

    Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Venice

    True to its name, this Top 10 guidebook covers all major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

       • "Don't miss" destination highlights
       • Things to do and places to eat, drink, and shop by area
       • Free, color pull-out map (print edition), plus maps and photographs throughout
       • Walking tours and day-trip itineraries
       • Traveler tips and recommendations
       • Local drink and dining specialties to try
       • Museums, festivals, outdoor activities
       • Creative and quirky best-of lists and more

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

    Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to the region of Venice and the Veneto, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice and the Veneto, which offers the most complete cultural coverage of this area; trip-planning itineraries by length of stay; 3-D cross-section illustrations of major sights and attractions; thousands of photographs, illustrations, and maps; and more.



     
     
     

     
     
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