Beach chairs and bronzed lifeguards may seem a world apart from muggy, ripe Venice in summer, but they’re only a 15-minute ferry ride...
Lesser known areas of the Palazzo Ducale, including the original Prigioni Vecchie (Old Prisons), can be visited on the Itinerari Segreti...
The museum has Canova’s 1808 funerary stelae featuring gorgeous women dabbing their eyes with their cloaks, Tullio Lombardo’s wide-eyed...
Musica in Maschera
No you're not suffering from heat stroke, that really is a red, double-decker bus parked up against the kerb and what's more they're...
Lonely Planet review
Breezy gazebos and candles set the scene for summertime patio parties at the Marina Club, which isn’t actually on the waterfront; it’s near a canal. This club is a sprawling estate with multiple lounges, gardens, restaurants, occasional live-music acts and weekend DJ sets that coax sun-bronzed crowds off their lounges. Entry is free, but dress stylishly to pass bouncer scrutiny around midnight.