My Favorite Venetian

Our writer went to Venice with her husband and her blended family,
but found herself drawn to another man, a man she met almost as soon as she set foot in Venice. Read on to get the details on her story.

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Read Italy: A Thousand Days in Venice

A middle-aged woman visits Venice with two friends in tow. A Venetian
banker spots her at a cafe and begs her to meet him the next day. Read on for the details on Marlena de Blasi's true story of finding love in Venice.

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Editor’s Pick: A Venetian Affair

A man discovers a box of old
letters in his family's palazzo. The
letters reveal the details of a
forbidden 18th-century love affair
between the man's ancestor (one
of Venice's last statesmen) and the
illegitimate daughter of an
Englishman. Their romance borders
on obsession with plans for secret meetings
and letters written to each other in code. Learn more about this book (and true story) from author Andrea di Robilant.

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Ports of Call When Cruising Italy

Craving some fun in the Italian sun? We have just the thing: choose full and half day excursions when you disembark from your Silversea cruise at Sorrento, Taormina, and Venice. Read on for details.

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Get in on the Secret Itineraries Tour of Venice’s Doge’s Palace

For something a bit different on
your next visit to Venice, try the
Secret Itineraries Tour at the
Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace).
The 75-minute tour reveals places
of intrigue not open to the general
public.

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San Clemente Palace Opens in Venice

Thinking of travelling to Venezia and need a place to stay? The latest addition to Venice's burgeoning luxury hotel scene is the newly opened San Clemente Palace.

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Noteworthy Travels

Travel to Venice for Carnevale by cruise ship, see Rome through the eyes of an art historian and an architect, and explore Rome's culture of shopping, competition, and opera.

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