Venice, arguably the world's most stunning city, is situated in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea off mainland Italy. Built on water, this "car-free" city is a maze of over 100 tiny islands linked together by a network of bridges. Join traveller Justine Shapiro as she explores Venice by boat and on foot, through the romantic canals by pin-up gondolier Gianbattista into a maze of labyrinthine alleyways where she stumbles upon hidden treasures. Along the way... - Marvel at the ornate mosaics of the Basilica. - Watch for Hollywood film stars at the Venice Film Festival in Lido. - Learn about the precarious future of Venice from a local scientist. - Attend the Annual Rowing Regatta - one of the city's most colorful and joyful festivals. - Take an unusual night tour with the city's most infamous lover and libertine, Casanova.