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Where have they hidden it?

Where the hell is it?
This is the entrance to a laundry & dry cleaners!
Are you dreaming about a trip to Venice? Are you thinking about how wonderful it will be to wander around all those streets known locally as Calles & Ramo, getting lost and discovering fabulous restaurants & bars? The romantic side of Venice is wonderful but wandering around in search of a supermarket is not. This is where we come in to save the day. Same door,same entrance to Coop supermarket. But when the sign isn't up, you would think you were crazy!!

In Venice, you can find yourself traipsing up and down in front of a much needed supermarket without even realising it. Building restrictions in this historic city mean that many everyday amenities are secreted behind traditional facades. Neon signs (apart from pharmacies) are a definite no no. Public Toilets are signposted discretely above eye level and are often obstructed by scaffolding. You may even find chalk arrows on the pavement outside resta…