Category Archives: Pellestrina

  • Trip to the lighthouse in Venice

    When you decide to visit Venice it’s never a mistake. A vacation to this city is a unique and sure source of emotions and unforgettable memories. But how well do we know Venice? Just like many other historically and culturally rich cities, a few days aren’t enough to grasp the essence of this unique city. But we can try. Continue reading

  • When it snows in Venice

    It doesn’t happen often, so it’s good to remember when it does. It’s not easy in fact for Venice to have the right climate factors for a good old snowfall. Oftentimes, even during the coldest winters, you will only get a glimpse of a few snowflakes falling that never stick to the alleys or square floor and it won’t be able to stick on the rooftops are bell towers either. But when it does actually snow in Venice, the spectacle is amazing. It’s good to remember that in case of snow (but not only), you better book something in the historical center, it’s the best choice to avoid delays and inconveniences due to the difficult connections with the mainland. Continue reading

  • 5 Things not to ask a Venetian

    There is useful information to ask and then there are things best not to ask a Venetian. It’s normal, when visiting a new city, no matter how much technological aid is provided today, some doubts are bound to arise. So why not ask a Venetian who lives it everyday? Of course, there aren’t very many of them, but Venetians are happy to help, when cordially asked.  But be sure not to ask the wrong question, especially if the question doesn’t prove to be appreciative or respectful to the city. Continue reading

  • Venice for Dummies

    We take for granted many things in Venice. In fact, it happens to us all. This city is so famous we have seen it everywhere, from cinema, to television and in pictures; it feels as though we know it. But what do we actually know in reality? Before planning your vacation in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, it’s best to consider a few things.  Continue reading

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    5 reasons to love Venice

    Everyone loves Venice. There’s no doubt about that. Yeah, but why is this little city that emerges from the Venetian lagoon so loved? Being one of the most famous places in the World, everyone at least once in their life would like to visit. We may be biast, but we are sure that it is love at first sight for anyone who comes to visit.  Continue reading

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    Venetian Guide, which to choose

    You’re ready to visit and you can only think of that. Don’t worry. Being excited for your trip to Venice is more than normal. You’ve chosen the best time for you, booked your apartment (obviously with My Venice Apartment) and now the only thing left is a little yet valuable detail: a guide, that preferably fits in your pocket, and that can accompany you throughout your journey in Venice. Continue reading

  • The Calm after the Storm

    There is a moment here in Venice when the atmosphere is strange. In fact, it doesn’t happen often. The rhythm of the seasons, especially with regards to the visitors, is usually very evident. It is difficult to find a period in which the city is quiet and placid, even if- if you look carefully- rare moments of tranquility can be found. Continue reading

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    Look for Venice’s lion

    No there aren’t in Zoo’s in Venice, or bio parks or safari’s to visit while on a gondola ride. There are a lot of fantastic animals in Venice but the most important animal you won’t find when walking along alleys and campielli.  Nevertheless, its presence is dominant and diffused and not only on the island of the Venetian Lagoon.  It is the lion of San Marco, the undeniable symbol of the city and the Venetian Republic. Continue reading

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    Waiting for Christmas in Venice

    Christmas is always Christmas, but if you decide to travel for the holidays, destinations are always tricky to choose. If you’ve never thought of visiting Venice during the winter, then this moment is a perfect one to reconsider this city as a choice and evaluate the many opportunities this Christmas period has to offer to enjoy a special experience in Venice. Continue reading

  • San Martino In Venice

    Venice is very special for it’s century old history and countless traditions. The Redentore and Salute are just some of the local festivals celebrated throughout the year and Venetians are particularly passionate and proud to partake in these festivities.  In November there is a special celebration- especially for the little ones- the San Martino Festival. Continue reading

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