Getting around Venice: gondolas, vaporetto and traghetti

Most cities around the world have more or less the same options for getting around: you choose between taxis, buses, metro trains and trams according to price and where you are going...

Getting around Venice is rather different: none of these forms of transport is ideal (or possible!) in a city built on the water and criss-crossed by canals. So a quick guide to how Venetians and tourists explore the city might be useful...

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The National Gallery of Umbria, in Perugia

The National Gallery of Umbria, situated in the Palazzo dei Priori in Perugia, contains an extensive collection of artworks, predominantly from the 13th to 15th centuries.

It is the works from the Middle Ages that stand out as highlights of a visit, of which we can give here only give a small numebr of examples.

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