Jostling gondolas on the moonlit canal, spellbinding art in Byzantine basilicas, captivating islands adrift on the lagoon - your first glimpse of Venice will take your breath away. Unmask the city's secrets with this discerning guide.
UNRAVEL THE MAZE - full-colour maps and detailed walking tours guide you through the labyrinth of alleyways and bridges
FLOAT AWAY - discover hidden Venice with our insider tips for escaping the crowds
STAY IN STYLE - from modest pensione to sophisticated mansions, our hand-picked accommodation listings won't let you down
DINE LIKE A DOGE - opinionated restaurant reviews track down authentic Venetian cuisine as well as the city's best gelato
INTO THE VENETO - go further with excursions to Verona, Padua, Vicenza, Treviso and beyond