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Haunted Venice: 5 spots to get your hit of horror

There’s only 1 curse on Venice, and that’s its beauty surely! The water and canals that make the city so special have also plagued it with flooding, erosion and humidity. Fortunately that’s very unlikely to ruin your short break in Venice just yet, but the city’s darker side might leave you feeling a bit shaken. Here are 5 places that should be on any Venice horror hit list.

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Shopping Malls in Venice

Venice is also an excellent shopping destination as well, but unlike other larger European cities, what Venetians consider shopping malls are more like street markets and other types of shopping venues. Here are some tips.

5 Fun Facts about Venice, Italy

Almost everyone I know wants to visit the city of Venice in Italy for a number of good reasons. Some want to experience Italy’s well-preserved culture, others to tie the knot (yes, couples do go to the so-called “City of Romance” to get married), and some to simply have a wonderful time exploring the city’s laidback lifestyle. Aside from the wonderful things stated above, what made Venice more interesting and well-known around the world is the fact that it is surrounded on all sides by water. So what are you waiting for? Read on and I’m sure these fun facts are more than enough to make you want to go to the “Queen of Adriatic”, Venice!

Top 10 romantic things to do in Venice

Book a Venice hotel and be swept away by romantic Venice. With its gondola rides, opera and lavish baroque buildings, Venice oozes romance from every piazza, bridge and canal.

Where to stay in Venice – a travel guide to Venice’s neighbourhoods

Whether you’re looking for a Venice hotel in the heart of St Mark’s or arty Dorsoduro, this guide to the sestrieri, or districts, will help you choose where to stay in Venice.

A Venice travel guide – canals, rustic Venetian cuisine and waterfront palaces hiding priceless art

There’s not a car in sight on a Venice city break. It’s the canals that breathe life into this archipelago city on the Adriatic, Gondolas sweep under low wooden footbridges and past lively squares. Book a Venice hotel for a waters’ edge city awash in history.

Winter holidays in Venice

A winter holiday in Venice means cosy days admiring Renaissance masterpieces, masked ball carnival celebrations or filling stockings with Italian food treats from the Christmas market. Book a winter hotel in Venice and avoid the summer rush and gallery queues.

Short breaks in Venice – an espresso-fuelled 48 hours of canals, churches and cocktails

Comfortable shoes and a map are all you need for a short break in Venice. Plan a few nights in a Venice hotel on the traffic-free island city with this itinerary.

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