Book Description: The Rough Guide to Venice & Veneto is your definitive handbook to this splendour-aching European City. From the water-lapped palaces along the Canal Grande to the buzzing Rialto market, the full-colour section introduces all of the regions highlights. With more cultural background than any other guide, you’ll find detailed accounts of all Venice’s monuments and museums, from San Marco to the far-flung islands and practical coverage of Verona, Padua, Vicenza, Treviso, and a host of other Veneto towns and sights. Opinionated reviews of all the best places to eat, drink and stay in every price range. The guide also takes a detailed look at the region’s history, culture, events, painting and architecture and comes complete with maps and plans for every area.