Restaurants in Castello, Venice

Restaurants in Castello, 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. … [Read more...]

Venice and the Lagoon

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 … [Read more...]

Music in Venice: Concerts and Opera

Concert and Opera links to Venice orchestras and theatres A commented selection of concert and opera links to Venice orchestras and theatres. Antonio Vivaldi, who lived in Venice for many years, composed over 60 works there and the city is also the place where many famous Italian … [Read more...]

Maps of Venice Historic City Centre and the Lagoon

Maps of Venice Historic City Centre and the Lagoon You'll certainly need a map to get around Venice when you're there - the one given out free by the Venice Tourist Authority is very useful - but it's also a good idea to get a feel of the various districts and the layout of the place before … [Read more...]

Gay and Lesbian Venice

Gay and Lesbian Venice: In February, Carnevale is a meeting point for gay people, but apart from that, although it's a marvellous city (and in spite of Truman Capote's famous quote: "Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go"), if you're looking for gay-specific … [Read more...]

Restaurants on the Islands in the Venice Lagoon and elsewhere

Restaurants on the Islands in the Venice Lagoon and elsewhere Restaurants on the islands of the Venice lagoon are often not open in the evenings, so be sure to check on opening hours and rest days! Trattoria "Da Romano" Via San Martino Destro, Burano This restaurant has an impressive … [Read more...]

Restaurants in Giudecca and 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 … [Read more...]