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Why Go?

Swooningly romantic canals, bridges, and 17th-century palazzi overlooking the water

Artistic masterpieces, from both the Renaissance and modern-day eras

The jaw-dropping beauty—and hugeness—of the Piazza San Marco

What To Skip

The month of August, when hordes of tourists descend

What For:

Arts + Culture, Design + Architecture, Family, Luxury, Romantic, Shopping

When To Go:

May, June, July, September


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