City Shopping

Fashion by famous designers

Venice is not Paris or Milan; there is no shopping strip or big indoor or even an outdoor shopping mall like the Champs Elysées. Nevertheless, between the train station and St. Mark’s Square, you can find little shops with fashion from all of the most famous Italian designers like Armani, Versace, Dolce E Gabana, Gianfranco […]

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Lace from Burano

The little town of Burano, built on four islands that are connected by bridges, is located in the lagoon of Venice. The town is about 7km from Venice and can be easily visited from the town by a 40 min trip in one of the motorboats the Italians call “vaporetti”. The picturesque town of Burano […]

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Masks from the Ca’Macana

There are countless workshops in Venice, where you can buy the famous Venetian full face and half masks that, in particular the time of Carnival, can be seen in the streets of Venice worn by many locals and tourists alike. The workshop in the Ca’Macana, located at the Calle de le Botteghe 3172, is one […]

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Souvenirs from Venice: Il Mondo in miniature

Since 1989, the artist Giovanni Moro produces hand painted miniatures of the buildings of Venice. They are made from a mixture of marble dust and resin. Nowadays many other artist work under Giovanni Moro’s supervision in his atelier. You can purchase the small and sometimes not so small works of art as a souvenir in […]

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Colorful pasta from Giacomo Rizzo Pastificio

What better souvenir for yourself or for a loved one who stayed home can you bring form your Italy trip then a bag of colorful pasta, the food that says “Italy” like no other? The well known Pastificio (pasta maker) Giacoma Rizzo owns a little store at Cannaregio 5778, just northeast of the Rialto Bridge. […]

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Murano glass

No vacation in Venice would be complete without the purchase of a souvenir, and no souvenir spells „Venice“ in the same way as does a sculpture made from Murano glass. For centuries, Venice was famous for its glass manufactories. After a fire all glass manufactories were moved to the island of Murano in the Northeast […]

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