Find design inspiration at the palatial home-studio of Art Nouveau designer Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, whose shockingly uncorseted...
Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo
No need to wait for San Marco sunsets to inspire a snog: this romantic Renaissance 15th-century palazzo with an external spiral bovolo ...
Teatro La Fenice
Once its dominion over the high seas ended, Venice discovered the power of high Cs, hiring as San Marco choirmaster Claudio Monteverdi...
Film buffs who miss the proverbial boat to the annual Venice Film Festival on the Lido, rejoice: award-winning films and blockbusters...
Trattoria Vini Da Arturo
Everyone in this corridor-sized restaurant comes for the same reason: the steak, studded with green peppercorn, soused in brandy and...
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Ottica Carraro information
Lost your sunglasses on the Lido? Never fear: Ottica Carraro can make you a custom pair within 24 hours, including the eye exam. The store has its own limited-edition ‘Venice’ line, ranging from cat-eye shades perfect for facing paparazzi to chunky wood-grain frames that could get you mistaken for an art critic at the Biennale.