A Luxurious Stay at the Bauer Palladio in Giudecca

Pauer Palladio Hotel, Giudecca

The Bauer Palladio is a Sister Hotel to the Bauer Hotel in San Marco: Giudecca is not a district that we would normally choose for our Venice hotel, but when the hotel happens to be the 5-star Bauer Palladio Hotel & Spa, then the story is different. The Bauer Palladio is the sister hotel to […]

Acqua Alta floods Piazza San Marco…but the music plays on

Venice Acqua Alta

Experiencing Venice During Acqua Alta: As our water taxi navigates the back canals to the Splendid Hotel in San Marco, we notice that the canal water level is almost at street level. Are we about to experience Venice’s famous acqua alta (high waters) I wonder, or is the high water level in the process of […]

How to Get to the Noventa Outlet from Venice

Veneto Designer Outlet Shuttle

Getting to the Noventa Outlet from Venice: The Castel Romano Designer Outlet is one that we regularly visit whenever we are in Rome, but on our latest visit to Venice, we took time to also check out McArthurGlen’s Noventa Di Piave Designer Outlet on the outskirt of Venice. The Noventa Outlet is about a 45-minute […]

Venice celebrates Festa di San Marco – April 25th

Basilica San Marco

April 25th is Festa della Liberazione, but Venice also Celebrates Festa di San Marco: April 25th is an especially significant day for the people of Venice. While the whole of Italy celebrates Liberation Day (Festa della Liberatione), Venice has another special celebration on this day.  April 25th is Festa di San Marco, the Feast Day […]

Vaporetto dell’Arte – Venice’s Hop-on-Hop-off Waterbus

Venice Hop-on Hop-off Vaporetto

Vaporetto dell’Arte – A Waterbus Line Connecting Visitors to the City’s Cultural Attractions: Venice has always been a city that’s best explored on foot. As the city is car-free and vaporetto stops are not always close to the cultural attractions, walking is the best way of getting around Venice, that is if you are a […]

Treviso Airport (TSF) – Venice Treviso Airport Transfers

Venice Treviso Airport

Venice Airport Transfer: Treviso Airport, Also Known as Venice Treviso or Venice Canova: Treviso Airport (Aeroporto di Treviso-Sant’Angelo) is generally referred to as Venice Treviso as the airport is located 3 km south-west of Treviso. Since the opening of its new terminal in 2007, it is also known as Treviso Canova (Aeroporto di Treviso A. […]

Churches in Dorsoduro

I Gesuati - Dorsoduro Church

Places to See in Dorsoduro: Churches in Dorsoduro: To enjoy art in Venice you don’t have to go to an art gallery. Many of the city’s churches are rich with artwork by famous Italian painters and sculptors, and this is certainly the case in Dorsoduro. Wander into any church in this Venetian sestiere and you’re […]

Churches in Cannaregio

Church of Santa Maria of Nazareth

What to See in Venice: Some Noteworthy Churches in Cannaregio: Cannaregio was once the cradle of painters, sculptors, composers and other artistic types. Many churches in Cannaregio have benefited from artists such as Tintoretto and Titian having homes in this district. Here are some of the main churches to see in Cannaregio: Church of Santa […]

Churches in Castello

Santa Maria della Visitazione

What to See in Venice: The Churches in Castello Sestiere: Like many of the churches in Venice, a vast number of the churches in Castello were bound by legends or built by famous architects and are repositories of artwork by master painters.  But more than tradition, architecture and art, some of the Castello churches also […]