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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.

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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December 2021
The most famous books and films set in Venice

It is no surprise that over the centuries Venice has inspired writers and artists and that it has become the ideal backdrop for literary and cinematographic works. In today’s article…

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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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September 2021
Haunted Venice: legends of spirits and ghosts

In this article you’ll discover a Venice you wouldn’t expect, dark and mysterious. Not everyone knows that many ghost legends and spooky stories that have been handed down for decades…

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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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March 2021
Venice Itinerary on the trail of Ernest Hemingway

“How can you live in New York when there are Venice and Paris?” Such a quote could only but be the introduction to an intense love story, which is the…

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February 2021
Mysterious Venice: discovering myths and legends

The island of Sant’Elena The first legend is about the island on which our hotel is located, Sant’Elena. It is said that centuries ago a ship from Constantinople, carrying the…

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January 2021
The 10 most instagrammable places in Venice

Venice is an incredibly unique city. Here visitors are struck by its beauty at every bridge and calle (street) and cannot help but stop every inch of the way to…

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