Venice is still one of the most interesting and lovely places in the world. This romantic sanctuary on a lagoon is virtually the same as it was six hundred years ago, which adds to the fascinating character.
Venice is the world's only pedestrian city and the absence of cars makes it a particularly pleasant experience. If you want to get around a bit more quickly, there are numerous A... Read Full Entry
Gondola ride"Don't take a gondola. You’ll feel like a prize idiot, being barrage-photographed by tourists while jammed in front of a sardonic man with a pole giving you a bad rendition of O Sole Mio (which is Neapolitan, anyway) before charging you £55 for 40 minutes in a gondola-jam" The Times, 17 June 2007