Tag archive for ‘Venice’
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Italia! Guide – Venice 2019 on sale now

The brand-new edition of the Venice and Veneto Guide from the publishers of Italia! magazine is now available to order! A 132 page guide full of expert travel inspiration, advice and fascinating itineraries – More...

bacarando in corte dell Orso
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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How to do a foodie tour of Venice

Sara Scarpa shares her tips for taking in Venice’s gastronomic highlights like a local, and finding the very best places to eat and drink in the city… Photos by Iain Reid Antica Ostaria Ruga Rialto In her More...

Antica Ostaria Ruga Rialto, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Giro d’ombre: a cicchetti and wine tour of Venice

The Giro d’ombre is the Venetian equivalent of a pub crawl. Needless to say, this being Italy, there is plenty of food to enjoy along the way. Venice native Sara Scarpa is your guide… Photos by Iain Reid A warm More...

Lobby of Hotel Heureka, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Una piccola sosta: Hotel Heureka, Venice

Step through the doors of this restored palazzo in Cannaregio – where modern design meets the architecture of the past… Words by Amanda Robinson, photos by Hotel Heureka  The lobby is a fusion of ancient and More...

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...