A perfect day in Venice with SPG Member Marco

Explore Venice with SPG Member Marco, and get into the hidden gems of the city of canals.

September 24, 2015

My Venice

Venetians use the many canals as their highways. Using the water isn’t just a quick way to get around, it gives a different perspective of the city.

But first, every day in Italy, begins and ends with a coffee. Is there anything more Italian than an Espresso?

 

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This is my perfect Venice. Enjoy discovering yours!

From a tour of the islands passing through Murano glass factory and a taste of seasonal Venetian fare at Locanda Cipriani to the discovery of the island of Le Vignole, an authentic unveiling of La Serenissima awaits.

The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice

Occupying a prestigious setting on the Grand Canal, The Gritti Palace was built in 1475 as residence of Doge Andrea Gritti. A leisurely short stroll from Piazza San Marco, the imposing palazzo awards rare views of Santa Maria della Salute.

Hotel Danieli, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice

With sweeping views of the sparkling Venice lagoon, the Hotel Danieli enjoys a particularly majestic location—just steps from the legendary Palazzo Ducale, dramatic St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, and the famed Bridge of Sighs.

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Legends from Dolomites

The Italian Dolomites have been home to the Ladins, a unique group of people whose culture is rich in legends of witches, giants, ogres, dragons, and all types of mysterious creatures. The numerous legends in the Dolomites area spread the traditions, customs, and origins of this beautiful mountainous terrain.

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Food traditions in Catania often represent a complex mix of cultures. From the famous wines to the beautiful scenery and the delectable food, everything in Sicily seems to have more taste, more color, and more intensity. Discover the top 5 traditional food that you can't miss while in Catania!