eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice & the Veneto, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465422242
  • ISBN-13: 9781465422248
  • DDC: 914.504929
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 320 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice and the Veneto takes you by the hand, leading you straight to the best attractions the region has to offer. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of Venice's major architectural sights. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of Venice and the Veneto, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while transportation maps and a chart showing the walking distances between sights will help you get around the city. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice and the Veneto truly shows you this destination as no one else can.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to use this Guide.
1: Introducing Venice and the Veneto.
2: Four Great Days in Venice and the Veneto.
3: Putting Venice and the Veneto on the Map.
4: Central Venice.
5: A Portrait of the Veneto.
6: The Building of Venice.
7: The Venetian Palazzo.
8: The Villas of Palladio.
9: Styles in Venetian Art.
10: Gondolas and Gondoliers.
11: Venetian Masks and the Carnival.
12: Venice and the Veneto through the Year.
13: The History of Venice and the Veneto.
14: Roman Veneto.
15: The Birth of Venice.
16: The Growth of the Empire.
17: The Queen of the Adriatic.
18: Glorious Decadence.
19: Venice in Vogue.
20: Venice Preserved.
21: Venice Area by Area.
22: Venice at a Glance.
23: A View of the Grand Canal.
24: Santa Lucia to Palazzo Flangini.
25: San Geremia to San Stae.
26: Palazzo Barbarigo to the Markets.
27: The Rialto Quarter.
28: La Volta Del Canal.
29: Ca’ Rezzonico to the Guggenheim.
30: To La Salute and San Marco.
31: San Marco.
32: San Polo and Santa Croce.
33: Castello.
34: Dorsoduro.
35: Cannaregio.
36: The Lagoon Islands.
37: Exploring the Lagoon.
38: The Veneto Area by Area.
39: The Veneto at a Glance.
40: The Veneto Plain.
41: Exploring the Veneto Plain.
42: Verona and Lake Garda.
43: Exploring Verona and Lake Garda.
44: The Dolomites.
45: Exploring the Dolomites.
46: Travellers’ Needs.
47: Where to Stay.
48: Venice’s Best Hotels.
49: Choosing a Hotel.
50: Restaurants, Cafes and Bars.
51: The Flavours of Venice and the Veneto.
52: What to Drink in Venice and the Veneto.
53: Choosing a Restaurant.
54: Bars and Cafés in Venice.
55: Shops and Markets.
56: What to Buy in the Veneto.
57: Entertainment in the Veneto.
58: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
59: Survival Guide.
60: Practical Information.
61: Personal Security and Health.
62: Banking and Local Currency.
63: Communications and Media.
64: Getting to Venice and the Veneto.
65: Getting Around Venice and the Veneto.
66: Getting Around Venice by Vaporetto.
67: Getting Around the Veneto.
68: Venice Street Finder.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: How to Use this Guide.
2: Introducing Venice and the Veneto.
3: Discovering Venice and the Veneto.
4: Putting Venice and the Veneto on the Map.
5: A Portrait of the Veneto.
6: Venice and the Veneto Through the Year.
7: The History of Venice and the Veneto.
8: Venice Area by Area.
9: Venice at a Glance.
10: A View of the Grand Canal.
11: San Marco.
12: San Polo and Santa Croce.
13: Castello.
14: Dorsoduro.
15: Cannaregio.
16: The Lagoon Islands.
17: The Veneto Area by Area.
18: The Veneto at a Glance.
19: The Veneto Plain.
20: Verona and Lake Garda.
21: The Dolomites.
22: Travellers' Needs.
23: Where to Stay.
24: Where to Eat and Drink.
25: Shops and Markets.
26: Entertainment in the Veneto.
27: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
28: Survival Guide.
29: Practical Information.
30: Getting to Venice and the Veneto.
31: Getting Around Venice and the Veneto.
32: Venice Street Finder.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.