Three days fall short to visit the many famous historical monuments and to discover all the jewels that are scattered through the alleys of Venice … here are some sites and tips that you can not miss:
The 58th edition of the Venice Biennale makes this wonderful city the place to be this week. Therefore, we could not miss our #DSroute, this time with the sisters Magdalena and Andrea De la Torre, two experts in the field, we hope you like it!
| Taste |
Mascaron – authentic Italian homemade cuisine, the best pannacotta in the world..
– Lunga Santa Maria Formosa Street 5225, 30122
– +39 041 5225995
La Oliva Nera – authentic Italian homemade cuisine, the best lasagna I have ever tasted.
– Salizzsda dei Greci 3447, 30022
– +39 041 5222170
CoVino – this small restaurant has a set of 5 exclusive tables, they use local products on a small-scale that contribute with their traditional and high-quality supplies. They always update a list of 100 different wines: all are natural and are linked to their terroir..
– Pestrin Street 30122
– +39 041 2412705
Cantina do Spade – hidden and very local, the best tagliatelle with fish ragout.
– Scaleter Street 859, 30125
– +39 041 5210583
Café Florian – After roaming the Piazza San Marco, do not miss the oldest coffee in Europe. A magical place that still maintains the decoration of 1720 and where famous celebrities such as Vivaldi, Rousseau, Goethe and Lord Byron attended.
– Piazza San Marco 57, 30124
– +39 041 5205641
Harry’s Bar – the legendary Harry’s bar that opened in 1931 and where characters like Peggy Guggenheim, Hemingway among others, went. It is where the Bellini cocktail was invented, do not forget to ask for it accompanied by a Carpaccio..
– Vallaresso Street 1323, 30124
– +39 041 5285777
| Stay |
Bauer Palazzo Hotel – The coolest hotel in Venice, elegant and eclectic, always has a great atmosphere, do not miss out and have a drink in any of the bars they have inside.
– Piscina S. Moise 1459, 30124
– +39 041 5207022
| Visit |
Pinault Collection-Punta della Dogana: Unmissable if you like high-end art.
– Dorsdouro 2
Peggy Guggenheim: one of the largest exhibitions in Italy of European and American art from the first half of the 20th century.
– Dorsdouro 701-704 30124
– +39 041 2405411
Gallerie dell’Academia – the largest collection of some of the great Venetian masters such as Titian, Giorgio, Bellini etc..
– Campo sella Carita 1050
– +39 041 5222247
Palazzo Grassi – La Pelle – Luc Tuymans (Spectacular)
Punta della Dogana – Luogo e Segni
|Venice Biennale |
DO NOT miss visiting these pavilions::
-Lithuania (winner this year of the Golden Lion) & México.
Campiello Tanna 2159, 30122
Japan, Brazil & France.
Giazzo Street, 30122
| Shopping |
Look for Venetian crafts, do not forget to buy the typical velvet pumps.
* Visit any church you encounter, all of them are beautiful and have magnificent works by Titian, Tintoretto or any another Venetian master.
* Enjoy getting lost in the Venetian streets, it means you’ve been to Venice.