Frommer's Portable Venice

Frommer's Portable Venice

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A succinct guide to the pleasures of Venice
Venice had 58 million tourist visits in 2001, up 5.8 percent
Our book pinpoints the best dining, nightlife, and accommodations, including the city's renowned luxury hotels as well as bargain alternatives
It delivers the scoop on St. Mark's Square, the Grand Canal, museums, churches, the Lido, lagoon islands, and other attractions
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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 109.7 x 188 x 11.4mm | 136.08g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0764567527
  • 9780764567520

Table of contents

List of Maps.
1. The Venice Experience.
1 Frommer's Favorite Venice Experiences.
2 A City of Art.
2. Planning a Trip to Venice.
1 Visitor Information & Entry Requirements.
Destination: Venice--Red-Alert Checklist.
2 Money.
3 When to Go.
Venice Calendar of Events.
4 Tips for Travelers with Special Needs.
5 Getting There.
All About E-Ticketing.
Travel Planning & Booking Sites.
What You Can Carry On--and What You Can't.
6 Escorted Tours & Independent Package Tours.
Fast Facts: Venice.
3. Getting to Know Venice.
1 Orientation.
The Neighborhoods in Brief.
2 Getting Around.
Useful Terms for Finding Your Way Around the City.
4. Where to Stay.
1 Near Piazza San Marco.
2 In Castello/On Riva degli Schiavoni.
3 Near the Ponte di Rialto.
4 In Cannaregio.
5 In Santa Croce.
6 In Dorsoduro.
7 On Isola della Giudecca.
8 On the Lido.
5. Where to Dine.
1 Near Piazza San Marco.
Something Sweet.
2 In Castello.
3 Near the Ponte di Rialto.
4 In Santa Croce.
5 In San Polo.
6 In Dorsoduro.
7 On Isola della Giudecca.
8 On the Lido.
9 The Lagoon Islands of Murano, Burano & Torcello.
6. Exploring Venice.
1 St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco).
2 The Grand Canal (Canal Grande).
Venice by Gondola.
3 Museums & Galleries.
Carnevale.
4 Churches & Guild Houses.
5 The Lido.
6 The Ghetto.
7 Organized Tours.
8 The Lagoon Islands of Murano, Burano & Torcello.
7. Venice Strolls.
Walking Tour 1: Piazza San Marco & the Doge's Palace.
Walking Tour 2: The Accademia Bridge to Piazza San Marco.
8. Shopping.
1 The Shopping Scene.
2 Tips on Shopping for Glass & Lace.
3 Shopping A to Z.
9. Venice After Dark.
1 The Performing Arts.
2 The Bar Scene.
3 Wine Bars.
4 The Cafe Scene.
5 Ice Cream & Pastries.
6 Dance Clubs.
7 Casinos.
8 Gay & Lesbian Clubs.
Index.
General Index.
Accommodations Index.
Restaurant Index.
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