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Venice — There are beautiful cities, and then – rising out of a shallow lagoon since the 5th century – there’s the floating, dream-like city of Venice, a captivating real-life Atlantis every romantic must visit at least once.

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For gondola rides past grand architecture to absorb the culture in one of the world’s most romantic cities.

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