La Serenissima: once seen, never forgotten, particularly by poets. There is something about the buildings, bridges, canals and courtyards of Venice which seems to whisper provocative secrets from the ...
From Casanova and Thomas Mann to Kazuo Ishiguro and Geoff Dyer - over fifty writers on Venice, past and present. Jan Morris arrives by sea Casanova crosses the ominous Bridge of Sighs Patricia Highsmi...
An impassioned work on the magnificent but often maddening city called Venice. This book analyses the particular temperament of Venetians, as well as its waterways, its architecture, its bridges, its ...
AdvantagesA beautiful and fascinating city, with a very special atmosphere
Disadvantagesthe main tourist attractions are very crowded
AdvantagesEasy to get around, lots of street signs, lots of shops/tourist shops, beautiful sights/views
DisadvantagesCan be really busy especially at the main sights and some things can be quite expensive
AdvantagesBreathtakingly beautiful looking building.
DisadvantagesA little awkward to get to but not impossible.