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Pescaria is still an explosion of squirming, glistening seafood - © Cleaper

Shopping in Venice: food and wine

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

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Multi-coloured Burano

Shopping in Venice: fabrics and lace

Destination: Venice

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

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A mall with class

Milan: capital of fashion and the aperitivo originale

Destination: Milan

Dress to impress, dine with finesse, relax in top hotels and indulge in some high end retail therapy. Your bank manager won't like it but you will love it - and everything else that Milan has to offer

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The Pantheon - Simona Dumitru/sxc

Shopping in Rome: around the Pantheon and Piazza Navona

Destination: Rome

The delightful cobbled lanes around these two Roman landmarks are great places to browse for antiques, design, books, jewellery, and offbeat fashion items in Rome

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Covent Garden, great atmosphere.

Clowns and classical music at London's Covent Garden Market

Destination: London

For centuries the site of an important market Covent Garden has been transformed into a modern, major tourist attraction where street entertainers and musicians add to the bustling market atmosphere.

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Maspapeles

Shopping in Seville: Gifts, Specialty Shops and Markets

Destination: Seville

From antique ceramics to limited edition serigraphs, you can find that special something either for yourself or as a unique gift

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Roberto Cavalli, Via Tornabuoni

Shopping in Florence: fashion and shoes

Destination: Florence

This guide takes you through the areas of Florence where you will find the best choice of stores selling clothes, shoes and accessories.

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Muhlbauer hats

Shopping in Vienna: luxury items and tasty goodies

Destination: Vienna

For centuries, small family-run firms have manufactured precious items for royal families, aristocrats and wealthy industrialists. This custom continues today, albeit on a smaller scale.

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Santa Eulalia

Shopping in Barcelona: fashion and shoes

Destination: Barcelona

Whether it's a pair of Christian Louboutin leopardskin slingbacks you need or a nice thick cardie, you'll find it in Barcelona's easily strollable shopping streets

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