Planning a Trip to Venice or Veneto Region?

Where to Stay, Eat and What to Do in Venice

Gondolier Training

Row Venice gets you off the beaten Venetian path and behind an oar, offering you the possibility to experience the rich heritage of this unique rowing style of the gondolier first-hand. They offer a 90-minute private lesson in a traditional, Venetian handcrafted boat.

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VIP Venice

Sharon Kilby meets one of Venice’s most knowledgeable travel professionals Pier Giovanni Cosmo, President of Blitz Exclusive Services.

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Skye McAlpine’s Secret Venice, Italy

Skye McAlpine, author of ‘A Table in Venice’, gives an insiders guide to the best places to go, see and where to eat in Venice including lots of hidden gems. The best way to experience Venice, Italy.

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Palazzo Venart, Venice, Italy

A glorious five-star hotel in Italy, Palazzo Venart Luxury Hotel is made up of 18 beautifully appointed and furnished rooms and suites, each one based on a unique aspect of Venetian history and culture. With an oasis like garden which opens directly onto the Grand Canal

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Palazzo Victoria Verona, Italy

Palazzo Victoria is a luxury hotel in Italy that rests just inside Verona’s picturesque historic centre. The perfect luxury stop-over for visits to the Roman arena and the enchanting home of Romeo and Juliet in Verona Italy.

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Belmond Hotel Cipriani, Venice

Belmond Hotel Cipriani, Venice The feel here is luxuriously elegant modern classic with lots of Venetian touches, rather than atmospheric historic pile. There are 79 rooms and suites in the main hotel and all have private balconies, gorgeous fabrics, Fortuny light...

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Aman Canal Grande, Venice

Guests of Aman Canal Grande, Venice can arrive by boat to enter by the formal ‘porta d’acqua’ into a vast, beamed reception with marble chequered flooring and original frescos.

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Veneto is one of the wealthiest, most developed regions in Italy. The region is best-known
to tourists because of  its capital, Venice. Over 60 million tourists visit the Veneto region every year!). Historically agricultural, the Veneto has boomed ever since the 1970s; it is not the third-richest regions after Lombardy and Lazio.
While tourism and industry are important here, agriculture still plays a big part, and it produces some of Italy’s most famous wines, including Prosecco, Valpolicella, and Soave.
Top towns to visit here for their beauty, art and architecture include Venice, Verona, Vicenza, Belluno and Padua.