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A taste of the east in Venice

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

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St Mark's from S.Giorgio Maggiore

Exploring Venice on a budget

Destination: Venice

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

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Gondola in Venice

A bargain break in Venice

by Ejacent

Destination: Venice

Everyone agrees that Venice is beautiful - and complains about how expensive it can be. But I managed to enjoy a bargain weekend there without missing out on any of its delights. Here's how...

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Lagoon view, Venice

Simple pleasures on a citybreak to Venice, Italy

Destination: Venice

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

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View of Venice

Venice: finding tranquillity on a budget

Destination: Venice

Follow my advice (rather than the crowds) to avoid costly mistakes on your next trip to Venice

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Venice – Camera, lights, action!

by tanktop

Destination: Venice

Discover the places where some of cinema's best-loved films (and some lesser ones) were made.

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View from La Vialla, Tuscany

Eight amazing and brilliant things to do in Italy

Destination: Venice

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!

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Rialto adventurers

Top tips for enjoying Venice, city of culture and romance

by Harry B

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

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Venice in winter. Note the gondola-traghetto on the right.

Ten tips for saving money (and your soul) in Venice

Destination: Venice

Venice doesn't need to be a money drain. Putting in the prep and following a few simple rules will make for a more relaxed holiday - and help you focus on the charm and atmosphere of the lagoon city

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La Zucca

Restaurants in Venice: where to save and where to splash out

Destination: Venice

With its aggressive restaurant touts and eye-popping prices, Venice is fraught with dangers for diners. However, it is possible to find good, local food at a fair price. Just follow my advice

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