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.

Milan: The New Centre of Urban Luxury and Eco-sustainable Living

One of the most notable rebirths of Milan is the rapid shift towards sustainability and energy efficiency. Milan is already influencing other Italian cities, and to a great extent, other regions of the European Union.

The perfect romance getaway on Lake Como

We spent three days with Marco and Erika, a globe-trotting German-Ecuadorian couple in search of the perfect romantic getaway. Spoiler alert: we found it!

The art of the Aperitivo in Florence

Whether you’re in Milan, Venice, Florence, or Rome, you can find many spots offering different kinds of aperitif: SE·STO on Arno Restaurant is definitely one of the most iconic.