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Apparently, Coffee In St. Mark's Square Will Cost You

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2013 | Travel

ROME (Reuters) - Tourists going to Venice beware - and make sure you read the fine print. Everyone knows the lagoon city can be expensi...

PHOTOS: Venice Carnival Gets Snowy

Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

As Venice’s annual Carnival celebration comes to a close, the city has been flooded by Acqua Alta and melting snow. The coincidence of the 15th high...

High-Maintenance High Culture

Rick Steves | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Here at St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, where mosaics are a big deal, they have a famous mosaics workshop. We visited to film the artisans at work.

A Catholic Church With A Disney World Line...

Rick Steves | Posted 07.24.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

The people who run the big sights in Venice have generally welcomed us to film, but only when they're closed to the public.

WATCH: Beating The Crowds In Venice

Rick Steves | Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

The cafés on St. Mark's Square may be pretty empty in the evenings, even with the allure of their orchestras, but crowds still fill the midday streets.

Venice Hit By Worst Flooding In More Than 20 Years

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Venice has been hit by the biggest flood in more than 20 years, with waters rising 1.56m (5ft) above normal. Many of Venice's streets, including the ...