Venice

An outdoor season awaits us in Venice!

We're now ready to announce the good news we were all waiting for: the reopening plan in Italy and Venice!

The Italian government announced yesterday how the reopenings are going to work, and we at Luxrest Venice are ready to summarize the main points for you:

April brings again new rules for travellers, residents of Venice and all those who need to stay in Venice, we at Luxrest Venice, as usual, always check the latest official news and update our blog accordingly.

On 25th March 2021, Venice celebrates its 1600th birthday!

According to the tradition, the first Venetian settlement originated in 421 by San Giacometto church, the first church to be built in the Rialto area (Rivus altus):

«...la chiexia di San Giacomo di Rialto, la qual fu la prima chiexia edificata in Venetia dil 421 a dì 25 Marzo, come in le nostre croniche si leze.» (Marin Sanudo, diarii, 1514).

What you need to know about the evolution of the covid-19 pandemic in Venice and the Veneto region and the national and local rules for residents, travellers and visitors in March 2021

If you decide to come to Venice, a good idea for the accommodation is to look for apartment rentals, a solution that will improve the quality of your holiday by letting yourself experience the real soul of the place and getting to know its true spirit.

We at Luxrest Venice always check the latest news about travelling to Venice, practical information which may be useful for anybody staying in Venice and so on, we wish to be able to provide to our guests and visitors the most complete assistance for their stay and reservation.

Sant’Erasmo,  a little island of the Venice lagoon (3,26 km2!), situated at the north site of Venice. Because of its very fertile soil, the island has always been referred to as the Orto di Venezia (Venice vegetable-garden) and even now, when walking along its beautiful sites, it is possible to appreciate its agricultural vocation.

If you are planning to go to Venice and you need a travel card to buy online, you can get the Venezia Unica City Pass, an all-in-one pass for public transportation, admission to museums, tourist attractions and cultural events. You will see that taking public transportation, entering the most beautiful exhibitions, getting into events and important venues has never been so easy and fast!

The Venetian water wells: have you noticed how many there are in Venice? But how do you think they work since the underground of Venice has no water at all? And have you notice that they are all located in the middle of large areas such as the ones of campi or campielli?

Among the several traditional Venetian recipes, many are devoted to the art of cookies. Have you ever heard, for instance, about the Baicoli, the Esse or the Bussolà from Burano? We are sure that if you love Venice and biscuits, your answer will be surely yes. But do you know the famous Zaletti? Would you like to know the recipe? Thus follow us to the discovery of the king of the traditional Venetian biscuits…