The perfect book for those who wish to discover the locals' favourite spots in Venice, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Avoiding the usual tourist haunts, this affectionate guide provides a fresh perspective on the must-visit spots and introduces you to Venice's best-kept secrets. Includes 5 restaurants that most tourists will never find, 5 cosy markets in the open air, the 5 most beautiful buildings by architect Carlo Scarpa, 5 convents where you can spend the night, the 5 nicest bookshops for kids and much more.
Venice is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Nevertheless, every day brings new discoveries in this city, says local architect Anna Sardi. She knows Venice like the back of her hand and is always on the lookout to find out about cultural events, from expositions connected to the biennale to concerts and films in pop-up venues.
In The 500 Hidden Secrets of Venice she shares her favourite places and tips, and also provides a fresh perspective on the must-visit (cultural) spots.