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Mestre: a special alternative to Venice
Just before you cross the lagoon, on the long road and Rail Bridge leading to Venice, you'll find “Mestre”. It's a built-up area that has developed around the major economic activities of Venice's mainland, with a port, shipyards,…
Venetian orchards and vineyards
In the past, both in the city and, above all, on the many islands dotted around the lagoon, there were vegetable gardens and orchards with fruit trees, as well as animals raised to provide eggs, milk and meat.These would all be fo…
Peggy Guggenheim Collection Museum
There’s more to Venice than just Canaletto. Amassed by the Guggenheim family’s wondergirl, Peggy, the art collection bearing her name is housed in what was once her house, and includes world-famous masterpieces by Picasso, Dalí, K…