John Brunton finds himself up to his neck in it during a spa treatment that has barely changed since Roman times.
John Brunton explores the vineyards, villages and restaurants of the Veneto region's celebrated prosecco wine route.
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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.
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.