We have visited this diverse and wonderful collection of islands known as Venice numerous times, but felt we'd never really “seen” this fascinating city until we rented an apartment for one week for an independent, slow travel experience. As luck would have it, our “street” (left) turned out to be a main gondola route complete with music and serenading gondoliers.
Two Approaches to Visiting the “Floating City”
A visit measured in days
On our first visit to Venice we were day-trippers and staye