My Venice by SPG member Sandra

Explore the city of canals with SPG Member Sandra and follow the foodsteps of a local to discover Venice from a different angle.

September 28, 2015

In love with Venice

Venice is a place of amazing historical beauty. It’s not just a big museum, if you know where to look, there is a vibrant and decadent world to be found.

From breakfast at the finest bakeries to an island escape for lunch, the typical Venetian aperitivo and a nice dinner on surrounding Islands, Sandra shares her perfect day in the city of canals.

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A captivating escape

Discover the breathtaking natural beauty, the Venetian habits and unique views of these magical islands. Visiting the Squero gives you an insight on the gondola making and her visit to Valle San Leonardo lets you sneak into a typical Venetian family house, a pittoresque address of inspiration to many painters and writers.

This is my perfect Venice. Enjoy discovering yours!

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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The National Museum of Bargello

Discover one of the oldest buildings in Florence. Since the mid-1900s, the building began its use as a National Museum, inside you can find the most stunning collection of Renaissance art.

Revoltella Museum

If you’re visiting Trieste, in Italy, the Revoltella Museum should be one of the first places you go and see. This museum has always staged notable exhibitions in the past and continues to surpass the expectations of art lovers from all over the world.