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Photographs of Venice and Italy

Throughout my site, you'll find some amazing photos of Venice and elsewhere in Italy that are too beautiful for words. You'd need to put your feet up and browse for an hour or two to see them all, though.

If you have time to spare, then I'd love you to do that, and it would be an hour very well spent.

If you don't have the time, don't worry, as you can see many gorgeous images right on this page, and when you've finished here, on our gallery page.

These photos were taken by Alexander Strahilov, who seems to have an incredible talent for capturing the very soul of Italy. This is the second of Alex's galleries, so if you enjoy this one, then you'll love his other one too. You can see that by clicking here.

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Venice is of course on everyones bucket list and if it isn't then it should be. Most of my website is about this city so if you are visiting browse around and hopefully I'll have some suggestions you might enjoy.

If you need a hotel check out the most highly rated ones here.


🚩 Stroll across the Rialto Bridge, take a ride on a traditional gondola along the Grand Canal, see St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace and other magnificent places in just a day!

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Venice Grand Canal by Alexander Stahilov

See that boat crossing the canal? It looks very much like a gondola, doesn't it? But this is not a gondola. It is a traghetto: a wonderful Venetian institution that provides you with an opportunity to experience a gondola-like ride at a fraction of the cost while supporting a fabulous tradition. Here's everything you need to know about how you can experience this great tradition.

Rush Hour Venice

This photo is of Venice at rush hour. The experience of seeing an entire city commute to and from work by boat is one you will never forget. The reality of Venice is often shocking in a wonderful way. This is a city without cars, motorcycles, or bicycles. Find out just how amazing that makes Venice here.

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San Giorgio Maggiore - Venice

Our Tip: Go beyond Venice - rent yourself a car and check out some of these nearby destinations.


Piedmont is one of the loveliest regions in all of Italy, and it is a real pity that so few people ever visit. The region is the Italy you dream about; the countryside is like something out of a movie. Yet unlike Tuscany, this is a world unchanged by tourism.

The photos below give you a very good idea of what you can expect. They show the countryside to the south of Turin.

Alice Bel Colle, shown in the photos, is one of the many gorgeous hill towns awaiting your discovery here. A little way down the road from Alice Bel Colle, you'll find my favorite, a village called Neive (discover it here). Please don't tell anyone I shared this secret with you :-)

Alice Bel Colle
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Piedmont Italy - Alice Bel Colle

Typically Italian

Sometimes you'll look at a photo and, even though it shows no famous landmarks, you'll just know that this is Italy. Alexander is an expert at capturing the very soul of Italy.

In fact, I was so fascinated by what it is that makes Italy so unique that I actually made a list. You can see the list here.

Vespa Italy
Bicycle in Italy
Catania Italy
Little Lane in Italy

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