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When Venice is Flooded  - 6 Great Alternatives

Acqua Alta is what they call the flooding in Venice. Many people get so despondent when it happens, thinking that the floods will ruin their vacation in Italy. 

That is not the case though! We say Acqua Alta = No Problem!

Firstly, you can simply wear a pair of wellington boots and wade through the waters. You don't have to do much wading anyway. Whenever Venice floods they put down wooden walkways above the level of the water.

If you just can't face the thought of dipping your toes into the waters of Venice then you've another lovely possibility - the fantastic options right on the doorstep of Venice.

So, never fear, your Italian vacation won't be ruined if you can't go to Venice. In fact, you might even enjoy a few of the places we share with you in the video more than Venice.  

To discover more about all the destinations featured in the video, learn how to go about visiting them and find out what you must not miss have a look at this article.

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