Now's the time to start planning your trip to next year's Venice Bienelle
Peggy team on January 10, 2024
Venice, a city as timeless as the art it houses, beckons you to embark on a journey of discovery and luxury. This travel guide will introduce you to Venice's wonders and cater to your desire for sophistication and art appreciation.
The Venice Biennale is a prestigious international art exhibition that has captivated audiences since 1895. Held every two years, the Biennale showcases contemporary art worldwide. Immerse yourself in the innovative and thought-provoking exhibits that bridge the gap between tradition and modernity.
Here are Peggy's recommendations on where to stay, eat, and what to see while in Venice:
Where to Stay: Boutique Luxury Hotels
Ca' Sagredo Hotel: A palatial 15th-century palace overlooking the Grand Canal, this hotel combines history and opulence. Each room is a work of art adorned with frescoes and antique furnishings.
Gritti Palace: Nestled on the banks of the Grand Canal, this historic palazzo offers impeccable service and lavish accommodations. It's a haven for those seeking the pinnacle of luxury.
Indulge Your Palate: Dining Experiences
Osteria alle Testiere: A hidden gem, this intimate restaurant offers a delectable seafood menu. You can reserve in advance to savor their exquisite tasting menu.
Antiche Carampane: Experience Venetian cuisine at its finest in this charming eatery. Try the signature dish, "Moeche," soft-shell crabs in a delicate batter.
Art and Culture: Museums to Explore
Peggy Guggenheim Collection: Housing a remarkable collection of modern art, including works by Picasso and Pollock, this museum is a must-visit for art enthusiasts.
Doge's Palace: Dive into the rich history of Venice at the Doge's Palace. Explore the opulent rooms and marvel at the legendary Bridge of Sighs.
Charming Coffee Shops for Artistic Conversations
Caffè Florian: Established in 1720, it's one of the oldest coffee houses in the world. Sip on espresso or hot chocolate as you discuss the art you've encountered.
Café Quadri: Located in the heart of St. Mark's Square, enjoy your coffee with a view of the stunning architecture and the bustling Piazza.
As you explore Venice's labyrinthine streets and picturesque canals, remember that art and luxury are woven into the very fabric of this city. Venice offers a unique blend of tradition and innovation, a perfect reflection of your passion for art and your taste for the finer things in life.