Jostling gondolas on the moonlit canal, spellbinding art in Byzantine basilicas, captivating islands adrift on the lagoon -your first glimpse of Venice will take your breath away. Unmask the city's secrets with this discerning guide. UNRAVEL THE MAZE -full-colour maps and detailed walking tours guide you through the labyrinth of alleyways and bridges. FLOAT AWAY- discover hidden Venice with our insider tips for escaping the crowds.
STAY IN STYLE -from modestpensioneto sophisticated mansions, our hand-picked accommodation listings won't let you down. DINE LIKE A DOGE -opinionated restaurant reviews track clown authentic Venetian cuisine as well as the city's best gelato. INTO THE VENETO -go further with excursions to Verona, Padua, Vicenza, Treviso and beyond.