Venice & the Veneto - Understand Venice & the Veneto and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Venice Today, History, Architecture, The Arts, The Fragile Lagoon, Transport, Directory A–Z and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Venice & the Vene-to guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, arts and architecture to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and les-bian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the challenges Venice faces today, and the efforts being made to conserve the fragile lagoon
- info on the city’s architecture, from glittering Byzantine mosaics to sumptuous palaces
- full coverage of the history of city and its rise as a maritime power
- details on the colour, sensation and subversion of Venice’s arts
Coverage includes: Venice Today, History, Architecture, The Arts, The Fragile Lagoon, Transport, Directory A–Z and Language.
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