Venezia e unica!

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Piazza San Marco

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Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute

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Venetian masks

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The Venetian gondola was the primary form of transportation in Venice from the 12th century until speedboats roared into the canals in the late 20th.

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The island of Burano in the lagoon of Venice

bona giornataThis is just a small glimpse of how much Venice has to offer. Having spent 3 days in the Venetian lagoon, I didn’t have enough time to see everything in the area. I highly recommend it as a weekend get-away, nonetheless if you want to travel around the somewhat lesser known islands of Murano, Burano, Lido or Torcello, you need to spend at least 4 to 5 days in the region.

Great food, the central island of Venice is well-organised, while the timing couldn’t have been better – mid March, just before the tourist season kicks in and one week before the Easter break.