Tag archive for ‘Venice’
Bridge of Sighs, Venice, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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Viewpoint: The Bridge of Sighs

It may not command the location of the Rialto Bridge, but the Bridge of Sighs is arguably the greater achievement and perhaps Venice’s most beautiful bridge… Photo by Getty Images Steve Marriott crossed “over More...

Venice lagoon sunset
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Forgotten islands of the Venice Lagoon

The Venice Lagoon contains more than a hundred islands – some small, some large; some natural, some man-made. Sara Scarpa invites us on an island-hopping expedition… Photos by Iain Reid Panorama of the Venetian More...

Graffiti near San Francesco della Vigna, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Castello travel guide

Adrian Mourby shares some of the best sights, accommodation and places to eat & drink in one of Venice’s least-visited districts Photos by Kate Tadman-Mourby What to see and do Querini Stampalia After More...

Londra Palace, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Castello: the quiet sestiere

Adrian Mourby takes a walk around the tranquil backwaters of Venice as he explores the city’s fascinating Castello district… Photos by Kate Tadman-Mourby Londra Palace in the Castello district   It’s More...

Venice rowing lesson Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Learning to Row in Venice

Mark Nicholls visits Venice, where he goes beyond the usual tourist sites to take lessons in rowing like a real gondolier… Photos by Sharon Nicholls unless otherwise stated Nan McElroy is patiently attempting More...

Venice Redentore Festival
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Light up the Sky: Il Redentore Festival

Despite its origins in a terrible period of Venetian history, Il Redentore is a spectacular celebration that takes place in the city each July Words by Sara Scarpa. Images by Iain Reid  Most years, on the afternoon More...

venice wedding
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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A Venetian Wedding

One year on from her own wedding in Venice, Sara Scarpa offers some advice on the do’s and dont’s of tying the knot in the City of Love. Photos by Iain Reid  For me there is no better place to take your vows More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Italia! Guide: Venice and Veneto

Welcome to the new Italia! Guide: Venice and Veneto. Your complete travel guide revised and updated ready for your next trip. Find things to do and places to visit with our new Italia! Guide featuring 132 pages More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Viewpoint: the intervention

An art installation by Lorenzo Quinn on Venice’s Grand Canal symbolises the threat to the city from rising waters caused by climate change… Opposite the Rialto fish market, two giant hands emerge from the waters More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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The Art of Glass

Venice celebrated its world-famous Murano glassmaking heritage in an exciting programme of citywide events this September. Sitting in its own sea of glass, the city of Venice and its islands has long held a tradition More...