Keyword: Piazza San Marco
Cruise and Maritime Voyages and MSC Cruises have decided to replace or cancel stops in Amsterdam as a result of the tax to all cruise passengers. Read more here.
There's more to Venice than peerless artistic riches from centuries past: It's also a hive of contemporary activity. Learn more here.
Cruise lines are bringing in families with more active excursions, an emphasis on food and wine, and yoga and bikes onboard. Read more here.
A selection of ten Venice churches where you can find great paintings still hanging in their original locations. See the list here.
One of the two stone lions that stand guard next to Venice's famed St. Mark's Basilica has been splashed with red paint. More here.
Many European countries are experiencing persistent snow and freezing conditions, which have resulted in transportation issues and a few deaths. Here's more.
Venice has a food scene with both traditional and trendy options, several museums worth visiting and festivals throughout the year to enjoy. Here's more.
Cruise ships weighing over 55,000 tons will have to dock in Marghera, northwest of the historic area. Get the details here.
Venice is a destination that's on almost everyone's bucket list -- but are tourists taking over the city and leaving it for the worse? Read more here.
To combat overcrowding in a select number of sites, Venice is considering implementing ticket booths strictly for tourists. Find out more.