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Mayor hails plan to force largest vessels on to less glamorous route far from Grand Canal, but some say plan is unworkable
While the local population dwindles, passengers from giant cruise ships continue to flood into La Serenissima. So how are locals trying to save the city?
Close to Padua and less than an hour’s train ride from Venice, Castello del Catajo is an enormous newly-restored medieval fantasy with, so far, few foreign visitors
The only thing certain about the artist’s secret exhibition is that he has a lot riding on it
The Casanova biographer, whose work has inspired a new ballet, finds plenty of traces of the 18th-century lothario amid the city’s canals, bars and alleyways