Venice, a city of islands, is located in the Veneto region of Italy that is bordered by the sea, the mountains, and the countryside. This varying geography means that this region, and particularly the city of Venice, has some of the most varied cuisine in the whole country. Here we’ll share some of our favorite traditional foods in Venice, including everything from traditional rice dishes to the Venetian “tapas” you will be happy to try, and of course a few desserts!
Guests love these three lovely apartments in a noble palazzo the heart of Venice. Recently renovated with fine taste that cheerfully combines antique heirlooms and bright modern touches. Location is wonderful right on the Grand Canal; guests arrive to the palazzo’s private dock and entrance.
Guests are pampered with a delivery of warm croissants each morning.
Find every conceivable kind of art at Venice’s Biennale d’Arte from May through November in odd numbered years. This is the largest art exhibit in the world. Really HUGE! More than 80 countries send delegations to the two large venues and many small ones all over Venice. Wherever you wander in this amazing city during the Biennale d’Arte, original art pieces peek out at you or confront you. Continue reading Most Amazing Art Show in the World – Venice’s Biennale
Music is woven through the life and history of Venice. A concert or an opera is a wonderful way to deepen your enjoyment of this lovely city.
Enjoy fine music in unique and intimate settings at Musica a Palazzo. You can choose your opera, based on the day of the week and then move from room to room for different parts of the performance in a fascinating noble palace.
November is our favorite month to take advantage of low season rates and fewer crowds. We always go in November, have done for 10 years when the weather is much like October warm days, cool nights. Continue reading Favorite month to visit Italy? Our travel experts’ answer might surprise you.