Where to eat like a local in Venice and the region of Veneto, Italy

Go beyond Venice for a true taste of Veneto. whether it’s a traditional trattoria cooking with locally grown grains, or an experimental osteria serving lagoon-fresh fish, the region is overflowing with great places to eat.

Meet the people keeping Venice's traditions alive, from glassblowers to winemakers

Discover the city’s long-held culinary and artisan traditions, doggedly preserved by a cast of characters, from vineyard-owners to glassblowers, even as overtourism threatens to eclipse ancient ways of life on the lagoon.

Making cultural tracks in Italy’s Dolomites

If the thought of skiing the same slopes for a week bores you, try a guided ski safari through the Dolomites where even novice skiers can explore a variety of lodges, historic sites and ski in/ski out museums.

Peggy Guggenheim’s three decades in Venice

During her 30-year stay in Venice, Peggy Guggenheim left a mark on the Italian city's art scene, expanding her collection and supporting the career of some of modern art’s biggest names. A new exhibition at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection explores the collector’s life along the canals.
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Discover the waterways of Venice

Stunning palaces, shady piazzas, picture-perfect bridges and winding canals, Venice will leave you completely awestruck. Cosmos expert Clarissa reveals why now is the time visit

How to Spend a Weekend in Venice

If you only have a few days, let a local help you plan.

Sleep: Venice

This Italian city may be well trodden by tourists, but its accommodation is anything but predictable, whether you want to stay in a neo-gothic grande dame or a converted flour mill

The Dolomites: Take a hike

A hike in the Italian mountains takes in the best and worst of the elements, with some hair-raising drops to negotiate along the way

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