Category Archives: San Marco

  • What isn’t said about Venice

    Everything has been said about Venice. More than enough. But oftentimes, it’s usually about the same things repeated over and over. Just like the usual pictures of the city on water, even though they may differ only a little they are still beautiful no matter how “post card” they may appear. Nonetheless there is a hidden angle to be discovered in Venice that will take your breath away. Continue reading

  • Discovering the “stumbling stone” in Venice

    For those who choose to visit Venice, it is a city that offers many opportunities to decipher its ways. Every angle, every palace, church, alley, or campiello holds history (some more than just one story) The fascinating city on water seems to never grow tired. Nonetheless  “recent” history, one that is nothing near romantic –but quite the opposite- is still very important to remember and is hidden within this city. Continue reading

  • Why sleep in Venice when visiting the city

    It seems obvious. When you decide to visit one of the most unique cities in the world as Venice, it would seem necessary to spend at least a couple nights on the island. If you choose to sojourn in an apartment or find other solutions, the best way to apprehend the cities magical atmosphere would be to live it 24-7,seizing its many facades and infinite hues.  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 Sensa Festival

    Every year Venice attracts millions of visitors who are interested in experiencing world-renowned events. One event that stands out is the Sensa Festival that is unique because it helps relive the century year old history of the Serenissima and its close relationship with the sea as well as the Voga alla Veneta (Venetian Rowing.) 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

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    The New Royal Gardens of Venice

    Just when you think you’ve heard and seen all there is to see in Venice, some new detail will emerge, a magical moment, another marvelous unexpected piece to the puzzle is ready to reveal once more the beauty the city has to offer. This time it’s the Royal Gardens in San Marco, a small botanical paradise that will see new light in the second part of 2018 and will finally become, after years of degradation, one of the most beautiful gardens in Venice. 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