Tag Archives: History

  • Venice: Details count

    We’re used to using our finger not the moon.  So you can imagine what it’s like getting to a new and different city like Venice for the first time.  You’ll be bewildered and stunned. Different from all other cities yet it will seem familiar since you’ve seen it so many times in the movies or in pictures on Facebook. Continue reading

  • Why Love Venice in the Autumn

    There are many ways- and periods to enjoy Venice. Everyone tends to have their favorite season, the one that puts them at ease, the one that satisfies their body and soul. So why not combine these moments with a trip to the lagoon? If autumn is on your side, you are lucky: Venice is amazing during this season. Continue reading

  • Venetian Itinerary: What to see day by day in Venice

    We like to let you know about the different curiosities, alternative ways, and different perspectives that Venice has to offer you week by week.  We often find that even those who visit Venice longer than a couple of days are tempted to visit only the main attractions in the San Marco area. Though these are surely the most popular and beautiful places on the island, they most definitely are not the only ones that will leave you breathless.  Continue reading

  • Discover Museums in Venice by Night

    It’s called “Museums in the moonlight” organized by the City Museums.  It’s a great idea that you’ll love right away.  If you want to enjoy the immeasurable artistic patrimony hosted in these Venetian Museums in a new atmosphere, but without the infinite long lines, why not visit them by night? Continue reading

  • Murano

    A day in Venice: Murano

    Everyone knows about Murano. All over the world when it comes to glass (artistic glass.) It is the first to come to mind. Murano Chandeliers adorn the most luxurious apartments all over the world and in the houses of fortunate Venetians. But Murano is also one of the more residential islands of the lagoon, which makes it a lively and bustling little city in Venice. Continue reading

  • A sustainable vacation in Venice

    Those who choose My Venice Apartment favor a type of vacation that doesn’t cater to the usual tourist. It’s a slow type of trip in discovering Venice. And we are proud of this Venice; this is why we suggest you visit Venice during the low season (not in the summer.) Not only because you can discover a different Venice but a more authentic less crowded one so you can feel the true nature of this island of the lagoon. Continue reading

  • A day in Venice: Santa Croce

    We’ve gathered, there isn’t just Saint Mark’s Square in Venice. In our journey throughout this beautiful city we’ve already gone over brief itineraries to enjoy the hidden routes or the less crowded areas especially when visiting populated quarters like Cannaregio and Castello or lively quarters like San Polo and Dorsoduro. Continue reading

  • 5 Reasons to visit Venice

    At least once in your life, Venice should be seen. Everyone, those that have already seen it or those who dream of seeing it, will tell you that thousands of movies set in the lagoon aren’t enough, or the infinite photos or post cards can’t replace the real essence of this unique city, different from all the rest.

    There are many marvelous cities in the world, why choose Venice? It’s complicated to reach, difficult to cover, expensive, and crowded during peak season. And yet, its charm remains intact over time, like an inextinguishable burning flame. Continue reading

  • Chorus churches in Venice

    How many churches are there in Venice? Or really which ones are the most beautiful churches in Venice? We could count them-and possibly make a list of the top ten, but the truth is, each one is beautiful in it own way and represents an incomparable Venetian treasure. From the most celebrated Basilicas to the small and not so popular churches that you can see while walking along the city. Every church has artistic riches as well as praised architectural structures.  Continue reading

  • Venice: Discovering the Frari

    Churches are many, so many. You can find hidden ones, camouflaged ones between houses and palaces, magnificent and grand, ready to dominate the zone in which they are erected. If you observe the skyline of Venice you will see many bell towers of every size and of different heights that appear everywhere, signaling the unequivocal presence of its church. Continue reading

  • A day in Venice: Castello

    Here’s another stop during your trip in Venice, day by day, quarter by quarter. If you have enough time, a day dedicated to the                             Castello quarter is a must.  Here spaces are much bigger and the city seems to take on a different spirit, more authentic, especially for the many residents that populate it.  Continue reading