Veneto Warnings and Dangers

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Veneto Warnings and Dangers

  • Acqua Alta

    Venice Warnings and Dangers

    You will have seen how an important part of Venice is covered with water often above 1 m high, with a maximum of 136 cm, in these first days of December 2010. Tourists might think that Aqua Alta only happens in the winter. Not necessarily, it can even happen in the summer. At end August 1995 we experienced high water 5 -10 cm! There had been...

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  • Other

    Verona Warnings and Dangers

    Most attractions and other buildings, some shops etc will be closed on a Monday But don't worry, there's still plenty to see and do, especially a lazy walk between the piazzas or some people watching in a cafe Or you could use Monday to take a trip to Venice or Lake Garda

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  • Pickpockets, etc

    Venice Warnings and Dangers

    The best advice I ever got as a tourist was from the Rick Steve's guidebook, which I took to Venice in 2007. He says to NEVER put valuables in tote bags, purses, or pockets in any country you visit ( I say, even in the USA where I live). Instead, buy an inexpensive silk body belt pouch and put money, passport, credit cards, etc. in it, and wear it...

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  • Pick Pockets

    Verona Warnings and Dangers

    This is Portoni della Bra, the City Gate - entrance into the Centro Storico of Verona. This part of the town is very crowded with thousands of tourists, also it is crowded with pickpockets too. Be very careful when entering in the Arena, standing in front of it surrounded with the crowd or strolling in Via Mazzani.

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  • Pigeons

    Venice Warnings and Dangers

    Many tourists seem to delight in feeding the local pidgeons. Some even lie flat on the ground in St Mark's square and somewhat bizzarely cover themeselves in crumbs. Well, each to their own but pidgeons have been known to carry Chiamdiosis, a virus similar to influenza, and Psittacosis, similar to pneumonia. Your choice.

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  • Traffic

    Verona Warnings and Dangers

    Do not drive all around the arena, since you may get ticketed. There are unidentified places where it is tourist-pedestrian only, and no vehicles allowed, but the markings would not show that for you to know. Two policia are standing close by to give out tickets, and they enforce the law, if you know what it even is. Somehow we ended up inside the...

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  • This is a Casinó but NOT a Casíno

    This is a Casinó but NOT a Casíno !Gentlemen, there is a BIG difference, if you pronounce this word with the wrong intonation......This is the Casinó of Venice: men and women are welcome and will be attended mostly by male staff and you may gamble there,play roulette,Black Jack...A Casíno is ANOTHER business : Only men will be able to enter and...

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