The perfect Venice
by SPG member Marco
Follow the interesting journey of our Starwood Preferred Guest member Marco, as he reveals his perfect day exploring the city of Venice and the neighboring islands.
Marco traveled with SPG across Venice to his favorite places, giving us a unique view of what makes Venice special for him. Join us to discover a different side to this magical place.
From a tour of the islands passing through Murano and a taste of seasonal Venetian fare at Locanda Cipriani to the discovery of the island of Le Vignole, an authentic unveiling of La Serenissima awaits.
See below more on the places to go and explore some of the beautiful locations Marco unveiled to see Venice the authentic way.
Cantinone Già Schiavi, Riva Yacht Experience, Pauly & C
Cantinone Già Schiavi
Explore traditional Venetian cicchetti with a glass of wine under a beautiful wooden-beamed ceiling. Add to your discovery with a walk from here to the end of the Fondamenta which offers an insight into one of the last surviving gondola workshops.
Dorsoduro, 992 | Venice
Riva Yacht Experience
Explore the lagoon in style with the RIVA speed boats from the Danieli or The Gritti Palace for a bespoke tour throughout the Venetian lagoon. A true expression of Italian artisan skill and the ultimate wat to experience the city and its surroundings.
Pauly & C | CVM
Since 1866 the Compagnia di Venezia e Murano have been producing the original glass of Murano with ancient techniques and master glassblowers. The perfect place to observe the intricate process of glass blowing and see the authentic glass art they produce.
Fondamenta Vetrai, 43 | 30141 Murano
Locanda Cipriani, Eolo Bargozzo, Venice experience
In the 1920s, the world famous founder of Harry's Bar fell in love with this magical part of the lagoon in Torcello and founded this locanda or inn, which has since become a literary legend after Hemingway wrote 'Across The River and Through the Trees' during his stay.
Piazza Santa Fosca 29 | 30142 Torcello
The Eolo Bragozzo
One of the few flat-bottom sailing boats that remain, the Eolo used to be a fishing vessel and now allows year-round cruising after being restored to her original beauty. Its design enables the boat to sail in shallow waters or open sea.
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Your Private Venice Experience
Experience the beautiful city of Venice as an insider with a tailor-picked selection of excursions, accompanied by Venetians eager to share their private Venice. Navigate the islands in the lagoon north of Venice such as Torcello and enjoy Venetian dishes prepared with local ingredients from Rialto market.
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