Venice is an internationally renowned city which attracts property investors at the highest level. Artistic foundations, as well as private individuals and investors, purchase properties in glorious historical palaces in this unique city… only a short flight from London Paris and Hamburg…..and with direct flights from New York, Dubai and onwards to the Far East and Australia
Venice has certainly opened up very much in recent years  in terms of facilities, including fabulous hotels with spas and top level private apartments, and is the backdrop for high profile events such as the Venice Film Festival,  the Art and Architecture Biennales and the Regatta Storica, attracting super yachts and high profile international visitors every year.
We hope you will find the information in this section of the site helpful in planning your visit to Venice.

WHERE TO STAY IN VENICE

There are many lovely hotels in Venice, from small boutique to grand luxe… we are happy to advise you where might be a good place to stay for the time of year you are here – click on the link below to find a list of our favourite ones…

A super alternative is to stay in a private apartment – to get the feel of living in Venice from a more private perspective… below you will find a recommendation for excellent private apartments even for short stays.
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Skye Mc Alpine for Venice Sotheby's Realty

AN INTRODUCTION TO VENICE BY SKYE MCALPINE

Skye is a quintessentially English girl who had the great fortune to grow up in Venice. We have invited her to write a series of pieces for us about the sestieri, what to see, where to eat and where to shop, and she shows us how to create wonderful Venetian dishes using only the best local ingredients…

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HOW TO GET
AROUND VENICE

how to get around Venice - Venice Sotheby's Realty

Advice on how to get around Venice by vaporetto, gondola, traghetto, water taxi… and on foot

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VAPORETTO AND
WATERBUS ROUTES

Vaporetto Waterbus Routes Venice Sotheby's Realty

Maps of the most popular vaporetto and motoscafo waterbus routes in Venice

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ANNUAL EVENTS
IN VENICE

Annual Events in Venice - Venice Sotheby's Realty

Events and festivals take place throughout the year – this is our quick guide

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