Top25 Must-See Sights
Best bets for dining, lodging, sightseeing. Plus a full-color pullout map. Everything you need to experience Venice.
• Top lodging and dining picks for every budget
• All the legendary sights, from the Piazza San Marco to the Grand Canal
• Traditional trattorias, seafood specialists, pizzerias, wine bars, and gelaterie
• Centuries of churches: Renaissance, Gothic, and the Byzantine domes of the Basilica di San Marco
• Side trips to the islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello
• Decadent shopping for Murano glass, Carnevale masks, and jewelry
Insider tips • Expert Advice
The author: Tim Jepson has written and contributed to many guidebooks about Italy, where he lived for several years.