Pocket Rough Guides

This compact, pocket-sized Venice travel guidebook is ideal for travellers on shorter trips and those trying to make the most of Venice. It’s light, easily portable and comes equipped with a pull-out map. This Venice guidebook covers: San Marco and the Piazza, Dorsoduro, San Polo, Santa Croce, Cannaregio, Central Castello, Eastern Castello, Canal Grande, Northern islands, Southern islands. Inside this Venice travel book you will find: Curated recommendations of places – main attractions, off-the-beaten-track adventures, child-friendly family activities, chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas Things not to miss in Venice – Basilica di San Marco, Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni, Rialto market, San Giorgio Maggiore, Regata Storica, Punta della Dogana, Wine bars, Treviso, Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Torcello, Padua, Verona, Palazzo Ducale, San Sebastiano, The Accademia, The Miracoli, The Gypsotheca in Possagno, The Frari, Villa Barbaro Ready-made itineraries samples – created for different time frames or types of trip Venice at a glance – an overview map of Venice with key areas and short descriptions of what you’ll find there Day trips – extra information for those on longer breaks or wanting to venture further afield Practical travel tips – information on how to get there and around, health guidance, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A–Z directory Handy language section – themed basic vocabulary for greetings, numbers and food and drink Independent reviews – honest descriptions of places to eat, drink or stay, written by our expert authors Accommodation – handy reference guide to a range of hotels for different budgets Pull-out map – easy to extract folded map with places to see marked What’s new – a short overview of the changes in Venice in recent years for repeat travellers Fully updated post-COVID-19 The guide is a perfect companion both ahead of your trip and on the ground. It gives you a distinct taste of Venice with a concise edit of all the information you’ll need.