Category Archives: Santa Croce

  • 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

  • Why Love Venice in the Autumn

    There are many ways- and periods to enjoy Venice. Everyone tends to have their favorite season, the one that puts them at ease, the one that satisfies their body and soul. So why not combine these moments with a trip to the lagoon? If autumn is on your side, you are lucky: Venice is amazing during this season. Continue reading

  • Venetian Itinerary: What to see day by day in Venice

    We like to let you know about the different curiosities, alternative ways, and different perspectives that Venice has to offer you week by week.  We often find that even those who visit Venice longer than a couple of days are tempted to visit only the main attractions in the San Marco area. Though these are surely the most popular and beautiful places on the island, they most definitely are not the only ones that will leave you breathless.  Continue reading

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    Venice for Everyone: Itinerary for special needs

    Venice is splendid and unique. It is a concentration of architectural marvels and engineering challenges. (Just think the whole city rests on a forest of wooden pillars.) Obviously over the years its peculiarity has rendered it even more special and interesting. Yet there are those that because of its lack of cars, the many bridges (more than 400) have found it too “difficult” to appreciate especially for those with physical handicaps.  Continue reading

  • A sustainable vacation in Venice

    Those who choose My Venice Apartment favor a type of vacation that doesn’t cater to the usual tourist. It’s a slow type of trip in discovering Venice. And we are proud of this Venice; this is why we suggest you visit Venice during the low season (not in the summer.) Not only because you can discover a different Venice but a more authentic less crowded one so you can feel the true nature of this island of the lagoon. Continue reading