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Venice Cafe Florian

Venice: the “Blue Danube” Live from Piazza San Marco

The Café Florian Quintet plays Strauss's famous Waltz in St Mark's Square, Venice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fQUIS09ZPQ After a vigorous rendition of Ravel's "Bolero", the small, five-piece orchestra on the stage outside the famous Café"Florian" in Piazza San Marco strike up … [Read More...]

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Eating and Drinking

Paradise Lost

An Encounter with Paradiso Perduto’s Charming Chef

PARADISO PERDUTO - A SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AND HOTSPOT IN VENICE:On our brief visit to Venice, we went looking for Paradiso Perduto (Paradise Lost), a seafood restaurant on Fondamenta della Misericordia in the Cannaregio district. Jonathan Phang had dined at this restaurant when he was doing his … [Read More...]

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Getting Around

Piazzale Roma

Piazzale Roma – A Hub for all Venice Transport

Piazzale Roma - the Gateway for all Venice Transport:Piazzale Roma has none of the charms of the many Venetian piazzas and campos. This large Venetian square at the western end of the island is a major hub for all Venice transport and the thousands of people who use the square every day are … [Read More...]

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Useful Facts

Starhotels Splendid Venice

A Pleasant Stay at the Splendid Hotel in Venice

A Large Roof-top Balcony and a Spacious Room at the Splendid Hotel:From Torcello we caught a water taxi to the private pier of the Splendid Hotel, a block back from Piazza San Marco. The Splendid Hotel Venice is a four-star hotel set on a canal … [Read More...]

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News & Events

Carnavale Venezia

Carnevale di Venezia – Venice Carnival 2015

CARNEVALE IS THE MOST POPULAR EVENT IN VENICE:Carnevale di Venezia 2015 (Venice Carnival) runs from January 31st to February 17th and visitors to this pre-Lent Carnevale can expect a hive of activities in Venice, including pageants, … [Read More...]

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