Have you ever noticed that the Venetian gondoliers stands while they row and that they have only one oar?

The Scuola Grande di San Rocco, in San Polo, was founded in 1478 by a consistent group of very rich venetians. But what were these schools about? What position did they have in Venice? And why the Scuola di San Rocco is called in this way? Let yourself be amazed by this little journey into the history of Venice…

From 1500 to 1700 Venice was one of the greatest power in the world and all the aspects of its political, economical and everyday life were impeccably organized. Among the numerous institutions, the Militia de Mar was one of the most important since it administrated probably the major source of power and earnings: the Navy…!

A lovely apartment to rent in Dorsoduro Venice for six guests.

Dorsoduro, Venice: are you looking for a stylish apartment for rental? Thus, have a look to our Ca’ del Redentore, a super-bright and comfortable flat located just in the centre of this amazing Sestiere. Fully equipped, this place will be your perfect accommodation for an unforgettable holiday in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.


June is bringing plenty of changes in terms of how we can live our city and how we can travel, we at Luxrest Venice are constantly following the latest official news and we're more than happy to share any update we have with you.

There are general rules issued by the Italian government, applying to the whole national territory, whereas each region has the right to impose stricter regulations, according to the local medical reports. Here is what citizens and visitors can and can't do in Venice from June onwards.

Dorsoduro apartment in Venice: romantic and charming, ideal for 4 people

If you are looking for a Dorsoduro apartment in Venice do not miss the most charming and lovely one: Luxrest Venice San Trovaso Trifora flat.

We are pleased to announce that we can reopen and welcome you back to our facilities!

The Veneto region has provided directives to ensure that the recovery takes place in safety and in the protection of guests and workers. These directives are in continuity with the national ones shared in the Prime Minister Decree dated 26 April 2020.

We are committed to sanitizing all apartments before and after each stay and preparing the apartments for all next guests!

In the extremely original world of Venetian ladies, a very particular item of clothing spread between the 15th and 17th centuries: we are talking about a kind of slipper raised 50 centimeters off the ground: the so-called calcagnetti ...

Sant’Elena is a district of Venice located at the eastern end of Castello. In the past, this area was only an uninhabited lagoon. In the 1920s, however, it was decided to reclaim the land and to build a new residential area. The district architecture was mainly realized into  venetian style even if there are also buildings inspired by the architectural current of Italian rationalism then in vogue.