The ultimate Venice guide book!Venice is a real 'treat-yourself' sort of place. Everything about this watery city, from its architecture (its main square, Piazza San Marco, is often described as the most beautiful in the world) to its treasure-filled museums (the Gallerie dell'Accademia has the world's greatest respository of Venetian art) and fabulous shops (where you can buy hand-crafted glass, paper and lace), seems opulent and luxurious. You could go as far as to describe VEnice as Italy's ultimate luxury, a hand-crafted addition to the mainland, filled with enticing baubles. Whether you re visiting for the sightseeing or the shopping, the cuisine or the nightlife, this Venice travel guide is the perfect guide for your short break. Combining destination expertise with two award-winning pop-up maps, this handy travel guide will provide all the information you need to get the most out of your trip. This handy Venice pocket guide includes two detailed PopOut city maps and a 64 page full colour illustrated travel guide. The guide opens with 2 of our favourite itineraries. If you're short of time and want to see all the best bits, these itineraries are sure to help you explore and savour the best that Venice has to offer. The guide is then divided in to 7 chapters: see it - the best places to see from museums & cathedrals to markets, monuments and much more; buy it - pinpoints the key shopping areas and stores to target; watch it - places to be entertained: shows, theatres, music venues, ballet, comedy, cinema and nightlife; taste it - from ethnic cuisine to local fare to the top places for an evening cocktail; all the best places to eat and drink;know it - all the practical information you need to get the best out of your trip;speak it - all the essential words and phrasesdirectory - hotel listings, additional places to visit, annual events and useful websites; Packed with advice and information, this handy pocket size Venice travel guide will help you get the most out of your trip.