The ship, an MSC Opera owned by MSC Cruises, had been preparing to dock at a terminal in the Giudecca Canal, a major hub that leads to the popular Saint Mark's Square.
Best-selling author Lauren Kate reveals how a tour of Venice's storied ospedali inspired her new novel, 'The Orphan's Song.'
"I reached back and grabbed one of the tail feathers and it gave it a yank and the thing came life. He wanted out of there and I got the hell out of the cab."
Water levels rose by more than 5 feet Monday.
The proposed ban on sitting on monument steps is one of many ideas from mayor Luigi Brugnaro, and it is not going down well with locals.
A Venetian won his city's picturesque marathon for the first time in two decades after a pack of elite runners took a wrong turn and veered off course for two crucial minutes on Sunday.
Why not make China, Canada and other countries pay too?
The mosque, set up inside a former Catholic church, has prompted protests
Plans for floodgates have been submerged in a scam involving everyone from the mayor to the gondoliers.