Most tourists never get beyond Venice's touristy main drag. Savvy travelers escape the center and its crowds to explore this city's unique labyrinth of picturesque alleys and canals. Don't worry about getting lost — you're on an island! If you reach the edge of town, stop to enjoy a drink while studying your map. Or practice your Italian and ask a local! For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit www.ricksteves.com.