Rough Guide 2019
Practical travel guide to Venice & the Veneto featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Venice & the Veneto, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Venice & the Veneto, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.
The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto covers: San Marco; Dorsoduro; San Polo and Santa Croce; Cannaregio; Central Castello; Eastern Castello; The Canal Grande; The Northern Islands; The Southern Islands; Padua and the Southern Veneto; Vicenza, Verona and around; The Northern Veneto.
Inside this travel guide you'll find:
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER
Experiences selection for every kind of trip to Venice & the Veneto, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Verona to family activities in child-friendly places, like Museo del Vetro or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Basilica di San Marco.
PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS
Essential pre-departure information including Venice & the Veneto entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.
Carefully planned routes covering the best of Venice & the Veneto give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.
DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE
Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.
INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL
Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for walking, gondola rides, shopping or exploring art museums and markets.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS
Rough Guides' rundown of San Marco, the Ghetto, Burano and Murano's best sights and top experiences help to make the most of each trip to Venice & the Veneto, even in a short time.
HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS:
Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Venice & the Veneto, matching different needs.
Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Venice & the Veneto, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.
FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Torre dell'Orologio and the spectacular San Sebastiano.
Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in the Canal Grande, San Polo and many more locations in Venice & the Veneto, reduce need to go online.
With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.