Venice Blog

  • The islands of the venetian lagoon

    Murano Murano is synonymous with glass; its colourful and delicately manufactured items are inimitable and much sought after around the world.  Take the water bus  (vaporetto) from Piazzale Roma and…

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  • The Grand Canal and its bridges

    The Grand Canal is Venice’s main waterway and is the city’s largest, busiest and of course most spectacular. One way of finding out is by climbing aboard a water bus…

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  • St Mark’s Square

    Did you know that the squares in Venice are not called “Piazze” (squares) but “Campi” (fields)? Walking through the city you will find many of these and Campo San Polo,…

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  • Trip to Verona

    If you have never visited the city and after visiting Venice you have one day left, a day trip to Verona is an absolute must. Verona can be reached very…

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  • Carnival of Venice 2014

    It is the city’s most eagerly awaited, packed and colourful event. The Carnival of Venice is famous throughout the world for its charm and elegance. The beautiful masks that populate…

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  • New Year’s Eve in Venice

    Toasting in the new year with a glass of Bellini, while you admire the fireworks from St. Mark’s square is something to be experienced at least once in a lifetime….

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  • Winter in Venice

    November, December and January are the months with lower tourist turnout. This is the time to take advantage of many special offers for accommodation (see the Hotel Aaron’s prices on…

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  • Aphorisms in Venice #1

    First appointment with Venice and its aphorisms. “Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” Truman Capote, Observer, 1961 “Venice, half fish, half woman, is…

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