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#1/20
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Destination: Venice
Once you have visited Venice’s most famous sights, there is still so much to see in this delightful city and the islands of the Venetian lagoon... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Planning a trip to Venice? Here are some unusual suggestions and tips you probably won't find in your guidebook, including some of our favourite places to eat... read more »
#3/20
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
It's often translated as 'inn', but the word 'locanda' denotes small scale, a warm family welcome, quality and Italian style in an urban setting. Here are five of my favourite new places in Venice... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
From the moment you get off your plane or train in Venice, chances are there’ll be someone wanting to sell you glass... read more »
#5/20
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5
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Destination: Venice
Experience food shopping at its most Venetian while putting together a picnic. Read my guide and find out where to buy the finest cakes in Venice, excellent cheese and some perfectly quaffable wine... read more »
#6/20
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Destination: Venice
Venice's accommodation scene is changing fast: check out these stylish new hotels... read more »
#7/20
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Destination: Venice
Wonderful holidays are created by wonderful experiences. I have distilled the best moments from over 30 trips to Venice so you can make the most of your short break... read more »
#8/20
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Can’t quite decide between Paris and Venice for your surprise romantic city break? Why choose when you can have the best of both worlds?... read more »
#9/20
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4.5
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Short Break
Venice is one of the world's most visited cities. But there are still some neighbourhoods where you only have to share it with the cats, the pigeons and the cries of the boatmen... read more »
#10/20
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4.25
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Romance, Short Break
Visit off-season to see the magnificent city of Venice untouched by the summer masses, and at its misty, mysterious best... read more »
#11/20
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4.5
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Romance, Short Break
Venice may be crowded but the water is lovely and learning to negotiate the waterways is the key to discovering the city's secret side... read more »
#12/20
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4
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
At the height of Venice’s glory, the city's textile shops were so much in demand that they were open 24/7. These days, they keep more regular hours, but they are still hugely popular... read more »
#13/20
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Destination: Venice
From now until November, Venice hosts its modern art show – the Biennale. To make the most of it, stay at one of the hotels below and follow my guide to the best installations, shows and short films... read more »
#14/20
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Destination: Venice
Visitors to Venice can find their wallets emptying rather rapidly - so here are a few suggestions for places to stay and eat without breaking the bank... read more »
#15/20
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3
(2 comments)
Destination: Venice, Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Romance
Venice, one of the world's most beautiful cities, can also be one of the most expensive. It doesn't have to be. Read my tips on where to stay, what to eat and which sights to see on a budget... read more »
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Trip type: Activity
The mountains of the Dolomites, in northern Italy, aren’t just for ski season. Once the snow melts, there’s a whole new landscape to explore... read more »
#17/20
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3
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Destination: Venice
Eating out in Venice is notoriously hit and miss, with too many mediocre restaurants dishing up uninspiring tourist fare - but I've found a little local gem that's well worth booking... read more »
#18/20
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3
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If you are planning a trip to Italy this year here are a few ideas for marvellous things to do, some of them unusual, some of them not, none of them expensive!... read more »
#19/20
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3
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One of the most popular cities in the world, Venice is more than a collection of famous sights to tick off - it's the perfect place to sit at a cafe, sipping a coffee and watching the world go by... read more »
#20/20
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Destination: Venice
Discover the places where some of cinema's best-loved films (and some lesser ones) were made.... read more »
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