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The island of San Michele

On the northern shore of Venice, on the Vaporetto line towards the island of Murano and Burano, lays the cemetery island of San Michele. It is beautifully borded by high walls and a chapel, with a boarding place for ships. Originally, there were two islands – the island of San Michele and the island of […]

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Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore

The Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore was designed by Andrea Palladio and built in the 16th century following the end of the plague which decreased the Venetian population by more than one quarter (thus being a Votiv church). It is a member of the Chorus Association of Venetian churches. Until today, each third Sunday in July […]

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Santa Maria della Salute

The church Santa Maria della Salute is located at the very easterly tip known as Punta della Dogana in Dorsoduro. This very visible point and the impressive size and architecture of the church make it widely known. In 1691 the construction of the church as votive church began, after the plague has ended. Since then, […]

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Via Garibaldi

The Via Garibaldi is a very nice and broad street at the eastern end of Venice, mostly populated by locals, giving it a very charming and authentic flair. It starts at the very eastern end of the Riva degli Schiavoni, the broad walkway which stretches from San Mark’s square along the shore line to the […]

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Time to reflect

In Venice, looking at the sea and letting your thoughts go. You have all the time in the world and do not want to go away. What a wonderful moment to take your time to reflect. What is she thinking about? Time to reflect…

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Bridge without railings – the Ponte de Chiodo

In Venice, there are only two bridges remaining with no railings. In the past times, most of the bridges had no railings. With the uprising tourism industry, railings have been added and are a normal thing today. Therefore it is even more fascinating to see this tiny and thin bridge and walk over it – […]

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23 things to do in Venice

This is a list based on personal experiences. Please read through, get inspired and comment your impressions and suggestions. Here are our top 23 things to do in Venice. 1. For a nice view go to the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, right across the San Marc’s square. Climb the church tower and you will […]

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