Eye Witness Travel Guide: Venice & the Veneto

Editor/Author Bermingham, Brenda and Price, Gillian
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $21.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $31.50
ISBN: 978-0-7566-8410-5
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Tourism & Hospitality
Image Count: 769
Book Status: Available
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide to Venice & the Veneto will lead you straight to the best attractions this city and region has on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and maps of Venice and the Veneto, the guide includes in-depth coverage of Venice's must see sight from the historic Piazza San Marco and beautiful Grand Canal, to the city's finest opera and liveliest carnivals, unearthing the best of the city's stunning architecture, museums, galleries and parks in between. You'll find 3D aerial views of Venice's most interesting districts, cutaways and floorplans of all the major sites, and detailed listings of the best hotels and restaurants in Venice and the Veneto for all budgets. The guide includes four 'Great Days Out' in Venice and the Veneto region and extensive practical information and insider tips from shopping and entertainment to choosing the best Italian cuisine. Whether you are finding a bargain on the Ponte di Rialto, enjoying a gondola ride or discovering the ancient city of Padua, the DK Eyewitness Travel Guide to Venice & the Veneto is indispensable.

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Table of Contents

  • Introducing Venice and the Veneto
  • Four Great Days in Venice and the Veneto
  • Putting Venice and the Veneto on the Map
  • A Portrait of the Veneto
  • Venice and the Veneto Through the Year
  • The History of Venice and the Veneto
  • Venice Area by Area
  • Venice at a Glance
  • A View of the Grand Canal
  • San Marco
  • San Polo and Santa Croce
  • Castello
  • Dorsoduro
  • Cannaregio
  • The Lagoon Islands
  • The Veneto Area by Area
  • The Veneto at a Glance
  • The Veneto Plain
  • Verona and Lake Garda
  • The Dolomites
  • Travellers’ Needs
  • Where to Stay
  • Restaurants, Cafés and Bars
  • Shops and Markets
  • Entertainment in the Veneto
  • Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities
  • Survival Guide
  • Practical Information
  • Getting to Venice and the Veneto
  • Getting around Venice and the Veneto
  • Acknowledgments