• Casanova’s Itinerary in Venice

    Casanova’s Itinerary in Venice

    Nowadays, people not only see Casanova as the most famous Venetian womanizer of all times, but they imagine him looking like Heath Ledger. That’s because, though Casanova’s story has always been fascinating, once the Italian [...]

  • Venice’s Biennale

    Venice’s Biennale

    From 1895, every two years, artists from across the globe have come together in Venice in creative celebration.  “La Biennale”, is simply this:- a meeting place for the most fascinating, chic, innovative and interesting examples [...]

  • Damien Hirst’s exhibition at Palazzo Grassi in Venice

    Damien Hirst’s exhibition at Palazzo Grassi in Venice

    This year, the 57th Venice Art Biennale offers a can’t-miss, amazing, and absolutely cool side-event, the Damien Hirst Exhibition in Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana, his first event in Italy since the 2004 retrospective in [...]

The history of Spritz and its variations

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Prosecco, bitter (an Italian aperitif) and selz (highly sparkling water) make a typical aperitif that from Veneto has spread all over Italy. But the Spritz has a long, varied and charming history, showing how the [...]

Casanova’s Itinerary in Venice

Nowadays, people not only see Casanova as the most famous Venetian womanizer of all times, but they imagine him looking like Heath Ledger. That’s because, though Casanova’s story has always been fascinating, once the Italian [...]

Philippe Starck

An international superstar, Philippe Starck is one of the world’s biggest names in architecture and design. How well do you know him? Probably quite well, if you’ve been to PalazzinaG: you’ve slept in a room [...]

Venetian mirrors in history, art and design

Although Venice and Murano are mainly known for their glasswork, there is a version of them deserving a separate chapter: it’s the Venetian mirrors, beautiful works of craftsmanship giving the Laguna houses an unparalleled charm. [...]

Venice and its gondolas – from the Squero to the Canal

In Venice, do you go by foot or by boat? If your choice is boat, then as history dictates, with true Venetian luxury and style, you go by gondolas. These rowing boats, iconic modes of [...]

The Doge’s Ball

Tradition, extravagance and frivolity are the words that best describe The Doge's Ball, one of the most famous and exclusive events of Venice’s Carnevale (Carnival). This Doge's ball lies at the heart of Venice’s Carnival [...]