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A modern twist on Venice’s traditional cicchetti

A modern twist on Venice’s traditional cicchetti

Our Venice Urban Adventures team is made up of foodies. We love to eat well and drink even better. And one of our main hobbies is finding new and interesting places to appease our voracious appetites. When it comes to the great street food cities of the world, we know...
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How to have the perfect day in Burano, Venice

How to have the perfect day in Burano, Venice

Burano is one of six neighbourhoods that make up Venice — and a great place to explore if you want to appreciate the true local life of Venice. Bright pink, deep blue, lavender… you name it and Burano has it! This island in Venice looks like it is out of...
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How to have the perfect day in Venice’s Cannaregio district

How to have the perfect day in Venice’s Cannaregio district

Cannaregio is one of six neighbourhoods that make up Venice — and a great place to explore if you want to appreciate the true local life of the city. The down-to-earth neighbourhood is where Ventians go to chill out with friends, or just to wander the charming alleyways. Known for...
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The complete guide to: Venice travel

The complete guide to: Venice travel

Venice is a dream destination for most people (and justifiably so), but this tiny place gets swarmed seasonally by people eager to explore — which means some basic rules on how to survive and make the most of your visit (without disrupting the locals) are a must. Luckily, our local...
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Tips for visiting Venice during Art Biennale

Tips for visiting Venice during Art Biennale

Dating back to 1895, Art Biennale is one of the oldest art exhibitions in the world. Created to give voice to art and artists, the festival now celebrates all forms of art including cinema, theatre, dance and architecture. La Biennale di Venezia This year, Biennale will be all about architecture,...
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How to have the perfect day in Venice’s Dorsoduro

How to have the perfect day in Venice’s Dorsoduro

Dorsoduro is one of six neighbourhoods that make up Venice — and a great place to explore if you want to appreciate the true local life of Venice. That’s because it is a large residential area, where you’ll find quiet streets and weekly markets, as well as a university campus...
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How to celebrate Venice’s Vogalonga regatta like a local

How to celebrate Venice’s Vogalonga regatta like a local

Venetians are taught to drive a boat or swim before they can even walk — that’s the saying here in the city. We love this part of local Venice life so much that as soon as the first rays of spring sunshine come out, we take our boats out into...
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How to be a responsible tourist in Venice

How to be a responsible tourist in Venice

Oh, Venice! The bucket-list destination for so many people around the world. I can’t even tell you how many times people have told me it’s like living a dream to take a boat ride along the Grand Canal or sit at an outdoor cafe with a good glass of Prosecco...
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How to celebrate Venice Carnival like a local

How to celebrate Venice Carnival like a local

As a Venetian, I must admit that sometimes Carnival feels less like a celebration and more like the beginning of the tourist season — the end of our few days free from floods of people and complete chaos. But then it also reminds me of my childhood, when we would...
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Christmas in Venice: A local gift guide

Christmas in Venice: A local gift guide

One of the best parts of travelling is coming home not just with great memories but also with luggage full of presents either for yourself or your loved ones. And if you’re travelling during the weeks leading up to Christmas, it’s the best time shop for the perfect gift for...
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