The main city, the island of Giudecca, and the Lido each have a Piscina Comunale (community pool) offering both public swimming and swimming courses on certain days and hours at reasonable prices. … Read more >
This clever little tool searches Google but focuses on Venice, Italy.
So type Lido, for example, and it knows you want the Lido in Venice Italy, not the Lido Cabaret in Paris or the Lido Hotel in Bucarest!
Go on, try it now! … Read more >
Where to get your hair done well – while watching the gondolas float by … Read more >
Avoid the kiosks with signs saying ‘Change’, ‘Cambio’ etc if you can. A bank or cash machine will usually give you a better deal – up to 10% better … Read more >
On Venice’s Grand Canal, men dressed as witches – ‘befane’ in Italian – race towards the Rialto Bridge, standing up as they row Venetian style. This event takes place every year in January in celebration of Epiphany. (2 photos) … Read more >
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