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Unconventional Venice

Discover the best unconventional experiences in Venice. Find out more about its traditions, history and hidden gems.

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December 2022
Unconventional Venice: 3 itineraries inspired by films and comics

Corto Maltese and his “Corti Sconte” The secret Venice of Corto Maltese by Hugo Pratt is certainly not a traditional tourist guide. It is a collection of itineraries that celebrate…

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November 2022
The magic of Christmas in Venice: the top events

This year, Venice’s program of Christmas events is finally back at its original glow. We can’t wait to welcome you during the most magical time of the year and guide…

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September 2022
Autumn in Venice: the top events

Autumn in Venice traditionally offers exceptional events and rendezvous. This is one of the best times to visit the city, as there are less tourists and temperatures are still mild.…

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September 2022
Beyond gondolas: how to discover the Venetian canals and lagoon

One of the best ways to dive into Venice’s most authentic soul is to navigate its waters. Whether through its water canals – no less than 178! – or the…

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March 2022
Venetian Lagoon: the best islands to visit in Spring

Hotel Indigo Venice is located in a strategic position to visit the most beautiful minor islands of the Venetian Lagoon. These islands are a perfect destination to visit in Spring,…

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February 2022
The most famous Venetian painters: an itinerary for art lovers

Venice is a surprising powerhouse of works and masterpieces dating back to many different historical periods and artistic movements. When it comes to art and especially painting, Venice has almost…

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October 2021
Running in Venice: the best events for sport lovers (but not only)

Have you ever considered joining a sports event in Venice? In today’s article you will find the most interesting yearly events, dedicated to runners and walkers. Venice Marathon The Venice…

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June 2021
Unexpected Venice: discovering parks and gardens

Venice has many distinctive features that make it unique, but, sticking to a list of five, we would include: bridges, calli (streets), salizade (main streets), campi (squares) and campielli (small…

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May 2021
Murano glass factory tour: a closer look at the art of glass

If you’re planning a trip to Venice, we highly recommend you include a visit to the island of Murano. One of the smaller islands of the Venice Lagoon, Murano is…

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April 2021
Unconventional Venice: walking tour from Sant’Elena

One of the key-features of Hotel Indigo Venice Sant’Elena is for sure its location. Quiet, green and less touristy, the island of Sant’Elena unveils to its visitors another side of…

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