"The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto" is the essential travel guide with clear maps and coverage of the regions unforgettable attractions. From the spiralling Scala de Bevalo to Europe's biggest collection of contemporary art in the Dogana di Mare, "The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto" unearths the best sites, hotels, restaurants, cafes and nightlife across every price range. You'll find the lowdown on the now-trendy Rialto area and the latest news on the flood barrier and Venice's other conservation projects as well as the little-known nooks and crannies you should be exploring. "The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto" includes colour sections on the city's beautiful water-lapped palaces and lively festivals with specialist coverage of Venetian painting, sculpture and architecture and detailed information on the best markets and shopping-spots. Explore all corners of the region with authoritative background on everything from San Marco to the palazzi of the Canal Grande, relying on the clearest maps of any guide. Make the Most of Your Time with "The Rough Guide to Venice & the Veneto". [1]