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Travelling to Venice and Surroundings

Travelling to Venice and Surroundings

Venice (city of masks, canals and gondolas) is also the perfect place from which to explore other gems in the Veneto region. Discover some of the trips you can take from Venice and enjoy the surroundings. more ...

Typical Dishes in Venice. How Many Do You Know?

Typical Dishes in Venice. How Many Do You Know?

Venetian cuisine is deeply rooted in traditional Mediterranean flavours. Given its lagoon location, it’s no surprise that many typical Venetian dishes are based on seafood (fish and shellfish), although you’ll also find many other ingredients, such as rice, fresh vegetables and polenta. more ...

Guide to Venice: tourism in the City of Canals

Guide to Venice: tourism in the City of Canals

Venice. The city of water, of gondolas, bridges and canals; of carnivals and renaissance palaces. This group of 117 interconnected islands is one of the most romantic cities in Europe and also one of the most beautiful in Italy. more ...

The Complete Guide to Venice’s Districts (Sestieri)

The Complete Guide to Venice’s Districts (Sestieri)

You’ll have heard all about the hundred islands that Venice is built upon, not to mention its bridges, gondolas and Carnival. But you might not know quite as much about its different districts. Venice is divided into six neighbourhoods, or sestieri as they’re called in La Serenissima, each with their own personality. It’s worth finding out a bit more about them before booking your accommodation. more ...

A short history of Venice’s Carnival

A short history of Venice’s Carnival

Carnival in Venice, romantic, elegant and timeless it is the pride of the City of Canals and an experience which must be experienced at least once in a lifetime. It is also considered to be the oldest carnival in the world. more ...

Things you probably didn't know about Venice

Things you probably didn't know about Venice

Venice is more than just a small archipelago joined by bridges and separated by canals. It has a special relationship with water, well more than just water, there is also carnival, bridges, stately palaces and mansions and much more you simply can’t find in other cities. These photos of Venice capture the essence of ‘La Serenissima’. more ...

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