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This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest Italy guide book and includes:
• Venice & the Veneto chapters
• Understanding Italy
• Venice & the Veneto maps
Gondoliers call 'Ooooooeeee!' round canal bends, nostrils flare at fresh espresso wafting from 250-year-old cafes, mouths water at cascades of purple artichokes on Rialto market stalls, and everywhere – constantly – water gently laps at your feet.
This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Venice & the Veneto, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets – all the essentials to get to the heart of Venice & the Veneto.
• Understanding Italy: Italy Today, History, Italian Art & Architecture, The Italian Way of Life, Italy on Page & Screen, The Italian Table, Directory, Transport and Glossary
• Venice, around the Veneto, Brenta Riviera, Padua, Vicenza, Verona, Verona's wine country and Dolomites.
Lonely Planet's Italy guide is researched and written by: Paula Hardy, Donna Wheeler, Brendan Sainsbury, Virginia Maxwell, Robert Landon, Kerry Christiani, Nicola Williams, Duncan Garwood, Cristian Bonetto, Alison Bing, Abigail Blasi, Joe Fullman, Vesna Maric, Olivia Pozzan, Gregor Clark