Streetwise Venice Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Venice, Italy - Folding pocket size travel map with water bus lines.This map covers the following areas:Main Venice, Italy Map 1:8,400Murano Island Map 1:22,000Giudecca Island Map 1:12,000Venice Water Bus MapVenice map dimensions:8.5 x 4 inches when map is folded8.5 x 27 inches when map is unfoldedPlease see our detailed STREETWISE® product imagery above which includes a diagram of folded and unfolded dimensions. Some product images are also available with ZOOM for greater detail.Venice: Prince of the Adriatic, Queen of romantics, King of canals and palaces. Venice is pure Italian opera.Like the famous Fenice Theatre, twice resurrected after devastating fires, Venice continues to flirt with disaster. The Venetian Lagoon which swells and floods Venice each year during the acque alta threatens to do so permanently unless a solution is found. But Venice continues to hold her head above water like a bejeweled diva swooning in the sea. Masked revelers during carnival seem like theatrical extras to a city that is always center stage. For the first time visitor, the pageantry of Venice is intoxicating. For the return visitor, it is addicting.For hundreds of years, under the command of Doges, Venice was one of the most enduring sea powers on earth. Today, Venice is the most enduring tourist venue on earth. If you get caught up in the seemingly unending flow of visitors streaming along the main 93 calles 94 between the Rialto Bridge and St Mark92's square do not despair. STREETWISE® Map of Venice Italy will rescue you from your confusion and transport you to marvelous undiscovered parts of the six 93sestieri94 spread across the city92's islands. STREETWISE® in hand, you'll feel more native than interloper.Famous for its Venetian art, baroque palaces, mercantile history, and regional cuisine, Venice is a city that must be experienced on foot. Gradually, in dozens of churches, museums, and palaces, the extraordinary richness of Venice is revealed. So much to see, it will strain your neck and feet by the end of the day! You will still be able to count on your STREETWISE® Venice Map to get you back to your hotel or Palazzo.The island of Murano has been a center of glass making since the late 13th century when it was ruled that glassmaking be moved from Venice out to the island to protect the city from fire. Glass makers were famous for being the first to craft mirrors and were also know for the curlicue ornate chandeliers they produced. Glass making continues today and tours of the factories and their ubiquitous gift shops are widely available. The inset map of Murano will help you escape the tour and find a lovely spot for lunch.Our pocket size map of Venice is laminated for durability and accordion folding for effortless use. The STREETWISE® Venice map is one of many detailed and easy-to-read city street maps designed and published by STREETWISE®. Buy your STREETWISE® Venice map today and you too can navigate Venice, Italy like a native. For a larger selection of our detailed travel maps simply type STREETWISE MAPS into the Amazon search bar.