Venice may quite possibly have the best-looking ambulances in the world.
It also has more of them than I'd expect for a city as small as Venice. Is it possible that the Italians keep a few extra to show off in front of young tourists?
When they're not racing stylishly through the city, the ambulances
may be seen waiting
in front of the hospital.
The fireboats are
stationed near the San Toma'
just a few meters from the grand canal, police boats are often to be seen
and grey uniformed boats belonging to the Guardia di Finanza are at
the eastern end of Giudecca.
The navy may have some boats
in the Arsenale, or not.
Cranes and other construction boats seem to be all over the city. A particularly impressive yellow monster has a dedicated quay just outside the Arsenale, and can be seen from the exhibition site's eastern garden or from San Pietro di Castello.