My Venice Blog

  • 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

  • Why go to the Rialto Fish Market

    There is a special corner in Venice, that just like many others, you don’t need to introduce like, The Rialto Fish Market. You definitely have heard of it, and if you’ve been to Venice you’ve most likely already had a stroll along the historical fishmonger stands. Continue reading

  • Homo Faber in Venice

    Homo Faber is an inspiring exhibition of European craftsmanship, an international cultural event to showcase fine contemporary, traditional and rare craftsmanship and its link to the world of creativity and design. Encounter master artisans and discover their multifaceted know-how through live demonstrations as well as the latest virtual reality technology. Continue reading

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Biennale Dance 2018

    Fans of international contemporary dance unite and come to Venice for this event.  It’s here that from the 22nd of June until the 1st of July- The Inauguration of the 12th International Festival of Contemporary Dance will be held in Venice. An exclusive and not to be overlooked, not only by experts but even for those that would like to discover the various sectors of the Biennale of Venice that is most known for its celebrated Art and Cinema exhibitions. 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