Exploring the side of Venice that millions of tourists don't - the living city
Venice is the most stunning city in the world. 20 million tourists come here each year to explore the winding streets and the 1500 kilometre network of canals. They come for art, music, culture, history… What they don’t see is how this city really works.
24 hours a day emergency services of highly-trained experts fight to keep Venice safe. We have secured unprecedented access to the fire brigade, paramedics, police, rubbish collectors and coast guards as they face the blue-light emergencies and day-to-day challenges of running this unique city.
How do you guide a 100,000 ton cruise liner safer into harbour without damaging the priceless, 16th century buildings? How do you negotiate the... More »