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A journey through the beauties of craftsmanship, architecture, culture, hospitality, costume and design in Veneto

The oarlocks, beautiful symbols of the Venetian gondolas

The oarlocks, beautiful symbols of the Venetian gondolas

The gondolas, par excellence Venetian icons, still today are gliding lightly over the lagoon The Serenissima shows an unforgettable charm, when you observe it from these boats. Building a gondola takes more than one year, 280 pieces and 8 different essences of wood. The typical comb or prow iron - in Venetian dialect fero da próva or dolfin - is the…

Viaggio nel paese delle meraviglie | Editor’s choice VENICE

Viaggio nel paese delle meraviglie | Editor’s choice VENICE

A journey of discovery in Venice through its architectural beauties, boutique hotels, luxury handicraft and events not to be missed. St. Mark's Square, doorway and beating heart of the enchanting Venice Ca Dario’s cursed beauty Venice, mysterious city of love, legends and jealousy… SWEET DREAMS: Our selection of historic mansions, boutique hotels and small chic retreats.…

Murano Palace, a charming inn in the Venetian lagoon

Murano Palace, a charming inn in the Venetian lagoon

This hotel on the Murano island, overlooking the iconic Canal of the Glaziers, is a little glass gem. The Murano Palace is housed in an old house of the eighteenth century and one building from the early twentieth century. The rooms, in an authentic Venetian style, are six: bright, elegant, and decorated with precious fabrics…

Palazzo Bauer, sleeping like queens in Venice

Palazzo Bauer, sleeping like queens in Venice

A romantic two-minute walk from Piazza San Marco. That’s how long it takes to reach Palazzo Bauer in Venice. You will recognize it from the stately Gothic facade on the banks of the Grand Canal. Palazzo Bauer is a five-star luxury hotel located in an authentic Venetian residence of the eighteenth century. The atmosphere is…

St. Mark’s Square, doorway and beating heart of the enchanting Venice

St. Mark’s Square, doorway and beating heart of the enchanting Venice

Romantic, melancholic, masked, and so clearly a lagoon place. That’s Venice. Its beauty, its charm and its lagoon, a UNESCO World Heritage since 1987 , go far beyond definitions. From the red carpet of the Film Festival to the colorful Carnival, the internationality of Venice has deep roots. “It is the finest drawing room in…

Ca’ Sagredo, an artfully packaged stay in the heart of Venice

Ca’ Sagredo, an artfully packaged stay in the heart of Venice

Visiting Venice in the guise of Venetian nobles of the eighteenth century is possible, at Ca' Sagredo, an ancient noble house transformed into a 5 star luxury hotel. The building of the fifteenth century, declared national monument, has an enviable location overlooking the Grand Canal, between Ca' D'Oro and the Rialto Bridge. The view you…

The dream suites at Hotel Danieli

The dream suites at Hotel Danieli

Charming and luxurious, you will find Hotel Danieli in one of the most exclusive locations in Venice, overlooking the lagoon, with a unique perspective on the Doge's Palace and only a few steps from Piazza San Marco. Spectacular feature of this historic 5-star hotel of the Starwood Luxury Collection is the hall: a real marvel,…

The magnificent Hotel Cipriani, a dream come true

The magnificent Hotel Cipriani, a dream come true

A few minutes by gondola from Piazza San Marco on the green island of Giudecca, which was considered a place of joy by Venetians in the eighteenth century, is the legendary Hotel Cipriani, a beautiful mansion in pastel colors. The origin of this luxury hotel sounds a little like a fairy tale. In 1956, Giuseppe…

Ca Dario’s cursed beauty

Ca Dario’s cursed beauty

"A decrepit old courtesan bent under the pomp of her jewelry". That’s how Gabriele D'Annunzio described Ca Dario, cursed palace in Venice. Yet the facade of this building which is located on the Grand Canal in the Dorsoduro district, is one of the earliest and most elegant expressions of the Venetian Renaissance. Ca Dario is…

Venice, mysterious city of love, legends and jealousy…

Venice, mysterious city of love, legends and jealousy…

Venice is a hidden city, and in its courtesan intriguing beauty it conceals mysterious and secret places, stories of lost souls and wandering spirits. They are legends and secrets that surround historic buildings, such as Ca 'Correr, Ca' Dario, Palazzo Mocenigo and Palazzo del Cammello. Mysterious events often happened among the narrow streets, bridges, squares…

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