Shaney Hudson leaves the canals to explore the salt marshes and remote islands of the Venetian lagoon.
Away from the hustle of Venice, Peter Munro explores the Venetian Lagoon, where he finds artisans and quiet cafes.
What happens when a seventysomething eschews escorted touring for an independent jaunt with family? Some might predict disaster. Dayle Green finds out.
Kate Gibbs samples bars and restaurants favoured by the locals among Venice's network of canals.
Next September my husband and I plan to fly to Milan as a base for a five-week trip by train around northern Italy, Lake Como and Venice.
Venetian crowds and cliches don't do much for that loving feeling but the city after sunset seduces Jean-Paul Pelosi.
From Venice and Rio to Bolivia's Oruro, some cities really know how to kick up their heels. Natalie Paris chooses the best
From black-tie opera under frescoes to quartets on the cobblestones, Rob McFarland explores a living Venetian legacy.
There is no other city quite like Venice. In summer, its alleyways sink under the weight of tourists. In winter, it sinks under the weight of water; either way, this canal city is a spectacle. No trip is complete without getting lost for hours in its meandering laneways, being serenaded by a gondolier, gawping at St Mark's Square, or slurping risotto di seppie by the Grand Canal.