Category Archives: San Marco

  • 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

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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

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    The Beauty of Venice in October

    Oh Autumn. If the only thing that comes to mind is that it is the melancholic season that leads to winter, you may risk losing unique moments or priceless ones that would make your vacation in Venice extra special.  In fact the lagoon, during this time still guarantees beautiful days, mild temperatures, and various palettes of spectacular colors.  Continue reading

  • 5 Things not to ask a Venetian

    There is useful information to ask and then there are things best not to ask a Venetian. It’s normal, when visiting a new city, no matter how much technological aid is provided today, some doubts are bound to arise. So why not ask a Venetian who lives it everyday? Of course, there aren’t very many of them, but Venetians are happy to help, when cordially asked.  But be sure not to ask the wrong question, especially if the question doesn’t prove to be appreciative or respectful to the city. Continue reading