Movie Line Up at the Venice Film Festival 2012

Venice Film Festival 2012

The 69th Edition of the Venice Film Festival has announced its 2012 program There are many reasons to visit Venice besides its stunning backdrop of canals, winding alleyways and elaborate Venetian Gothic palaces. One famous and elegant reason is to attend the yearly international Venice Film Festival on the island of Lido, just a few […]

Venice Hotel Accommodation Guide

Venice Sestieri Map

Venice Hotel Accommodation Guide Hotel Location: Cannaregio Castello Dorsoduro San Marco San Polo Santa Croce Lido Giudecca Hotel Rating: 5 star 4 star 3 star 2 star 1 star You can get anywhere in Venice by foot or Vaporetto pretty quickly. So apart from getting your luggage to and from your hotel on arrival and […]

Restaurants in Venice

Restaurants in Venice

Restaurants in Venice Restaurant Location: Cannaregio Castello Dorsoduro Santa Croce San Marco San Polo Giudecca/Lido The Islands   It’s important to check that the restaurant at which you’re interested in eating is open! Restaurants in Venice do not all close on a Monday, rest days vary, and not all open at night. Booking is highly […]

How to get to St. Mark’s Square: Venice Guide

Piazza San Marco

How to get to St. Mark’s Square from just about everywhere in Venice Let’s face it, at some stage every visitor to Venice wants to get to Piazza San Marco, St. Mark’s Square, and the truth is that there are little signposts to it from just about everywhere. Unfortunately, Venetian street directions can leave something […]

Venice and the Lagoon

Palazzo Ducale, Venice

Venice and the Lagoon: Introduction An ever-growing range of features, links and practical information to help you plan and enjoy your visit to Venice, including guides to hotel accommodation, restaurants, bars, tourist attractions, city neighbourhoods and getting about. There’s a lot here already and we are hard at work adding the sections to complete the […]

Restaurants in Giudecca and the Lido, Venice

Restaurants in the Lido, Venice

Restaurants in Giudecca and the Lido, Venice It’s important to check that the restaurant at which you’re interested in eating is open! Restaurants in Venice do not all close on a Monday, rest days vary, and not all open at night. Booking is highly advisable, especially when you want an outside table. And not all […]