Venice, the float­ing city

Italia Luxury - - Unmissable -

With canals in the place of streets, and boats in­stead of cars, Venice, the city of a thou­sand bridges, spec­tac­u­lar fa­cades and breath­tak­ing views, of­fers a dream­like vi­sion. This ro­man­tic city par ex­cel­lence has a wealth of his­toric and artis­tic trea­sures that would be dif­fi­cult to find in any coun­try other than Italy. To en­joy them to the fullest, climb to the top of St. Mark’s bell tower, or the lesser known spi­ral stair­case of Palazzo Con­tarini del Bo­volo, and let your gaze wan­der over the la­goon.

Sun­set on the Grand Canal, pic­tured from the rooftop ter­race of the T Fon­daco dei Tedeschi de­part­ment store. On the left, the in­te­rior of the Peggy Guggen­heim Col­lec­tion, the mu­seum head­quar­tered in her pala­tial canal-front home, Palazzo Ve­nier dei...

© Photo by Mat­teo de Fina

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