My Venice Blog

  • Venice: Traditional Feasts in August and September

    If you want to celebrate like the locals do, be sure to take part to these traditional festivals in your summer visit to Venice.
    Featuring something for everyone, in an almost country atmosphere – whether you’re into stories, music, theatre, video, cinema, food, charity and lotteries, religious functions, regattas, activities for children –  here’s our month-by-month guide to some of the best experiences coming in the summer to live the city’s water soul, like Venetians do. Continue reading

  • The Boardwalk that leads to the unknown

    Amongst the many ways to discover Venice- or at least the real Venice, apart from the way we are used to seeing it through the usual  “postcard” image- there is a vagabond way, a way without any precise itinerary, a way to search hidden places and out of the ordinary ways with little yet big unique features. 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

  • Don’t miss out on the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

    Everyone stop, there’s the Biennale: an event that is a “can’t miss” for some and a perfect excuse to spend a couple days in Venice for others.  But no excuse is needed to visit the most beautiful city in the world, and so the biennale of Architecture 2018 becomes an easy destination for a perfect cultural vacation in the lagoon. Continue reading

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    A visit to the Casanova Museum & Experience

    Venice is an open-air museum, there’s no doubt. Walking along the alleys and campielli, observing the city that was erected from water, describes centuries of history in every angle making it an incredible experience for everyone. But now apart from the city museums and national museums, and the temporary biennale exhibitions, Punta della Dogana and Palazzo Grassi, the Guggenheim foundation and the Vedova, as well as the many galleries and art shows, there is another one to add: Casanova Museum and Experience. 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