Category Archives: Dorsoduro

  • Venice and the Music at the Squero’s Auditorium

    There is a magical place in Venice, where the water and the music meet, where traditions of the past and present meld in a sublime and poetic way: The auditorium at the Squero on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore. To witness a concert in the open spaces is an experience that you won’t easily forget, especially for those who love to uncover new perspectives and unconventional sights. Continue reading

  • Journey to the Punta della Dogana and Dancing with Myself

    So many museums in Venice, so many possibilities to plan an itinerary to discover history and art. In the end though, there comes a time when everyone at some point in time during their trip on the island have to make a chioce: unfortunately you can’t see, do, or visit everything. But with all the choices there is always the beauty of the Punta della Dogana and its temporary exhibitions.  Continue reading

  • Are you familiar with the Accademia Bridge?

    Maybe not everyone knows that today’s Accademia Bridge in Venice was built in only 37 days. A very short time. Not quite a record though considering the bridge was inaugurated on the 15th of February 1933 and was supposed to be a temporary solution since the bridge was to be then constructed entirely in stone. Continue reading

  • The apartment right for you during your vacation in Venice

    Your objective is Venice. Discover the island, learn its secrets, and enjoy the city’s marvels. We know: Venice is rightly so, a top destination for many. For this reason if you choose not to pass your sojourn in a hotel, you can take advantage of an apartment and the liberty it has to offer. The abundant options offered by My Venice Apartment will know surely how to satisfy your expectations. Continue reading

  • When it snows in Venice

    It doesn’t happen often, so it’s good to remember when it does. It’s not easy in fact for Venice to have the right climate factors for a good old snowfall. Oftentimes, even during the coldest winters, you will only get a glimpse of a few snowflakes falling that never stick to the alleys or square floor and it won’t be able to stick on the rooftops are bell towers either. But when it does actually snow in Venice, the spectacle is amazing. It’s good to remember that in case of snow (but not only), you better book something in the historical center, it’s the best choice to avoid delays and inconveniences due to the difficult connections with the mainland. Continue reading

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    Venice and its Chimneys

    Almost everything, in Venice, hides curious peculiarities, ingenious mechanisms and often innovated technology and architecture. Since we love to give good suggestions, we definitely recommend lifting your eyes up and looking up at Venice. One of the first things you’ll notice in fact are the many different chimneys – in all different forms and dimensions – on the roofs of the many homes. Continue reading

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    San Martino in Venice isn’t Halloween

    The 31st of October to the 11th of November is a special time for children. This party time doubles in fact. The children in Venice awaited impatiently the traditional San Martino festival so that they could parade around the city asking stores for candy or coins. Today with the recent celebration of Halloween- of very different origins- but with similar traditions- the children can have twice the fun. Continue reading

  • What to do during May in Venice

    Now it’s time to get serious, spring is in its prime and Venice blooms in full beauty. Well, Venice is always beautiful, in all seasons, and this much we know. But for those that love mild temperatures, the longer days and fervor during this time makes May a month worth visiting. Don’t expect a Venice with relatively few tourists like during the beginning of the year, expect to share the marvelous lagoon island with many other fans of this city. Continue reading