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Unconventional Venice

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

Located on the characteristic Island of Sant’Elena in a quiet location away from crowds of tourists, yet a short distance from the main landmarks in the city such as Piazza San Marco, the homonymous Basilica and Rialto Bridge, our elegant 4-star boutique hotel will allow you to easily reach any point of the city.

If you are looking for inspiration while planning your next trip to Venice, our articles will accompany you to the discovery of the most authentic and hidden Venice, our Unconventional Venice.

June 2024
The Island of Giudecca: an itinerary in the most authentic Venice

The Giudecca is one of the islands of the Venice lagoon and it is located south of the historic center of the city, from which it’s separated by the homonymous…

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May 2024
Street-art in Venice: the ultimate murals itinerary

An itinerary of the most famous street-art works in Venice is an absolutely original way to explore the city as it allows you to spot details that you would otherwise…

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March 2024
Visiting the Biennale Arte 2024

The 60th International Art Exhibition, curated by Adriano Pedrosa and produced by the Venice Biennale, is opening to the public from Saturday 20 April to Sunday 24 November 2024 at…

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February 2024
Create your own lampwork beads with a Murano artist

As said in the article about Murano glass factory tour: a closer look at the art of glass, the island of Murano is home to the ancient and prestigious art…

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January 2024
The most popular traditional masks of the Venice Carnival

For centuries the Venice Carnival has been one of the most anticipated events of the year. Every winter, the city gets ready to welcome tourists (and not only) in the…

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August 2023
Cine enthusiast? Here are the most awaited festivals in Venice and Rome

A thrilling summer finale and fall season are awaiting cinema lovers in Venice and Rome. The “seventh art” is ready to charm and keep the press busy during two of…

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August 2023
What to see in Venice in 4 or more days (beyond the must-sees)

It is quite common to think of Venice as a destination for a weekend or a short stay. Yet our best advice is to avoid the rush and give yourself…

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June 2023
Venice Lido: villages and natural oases

Planning a visit to Venice Lido is absolutely worth not only for the Venice Film Festival or to unwind at the beach, but also for its charming villages and natural…

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April 2023
Visit the Biennale Architettura 2023

As outlined on the page entirely dedicated to this event, the Venice Biennale is a world-renowned institution that has been promoting new trends in the contemporary arts for more than…

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March 2023
Discovering the most beautiful theaters in Venice

Venice has much to tell about its theaters. For centuries the city has hosted some of the most important and influential theaters in Europe, offering the public high quality repertoire…

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