apartment rentals are a great way to travel less expensively. it adds some more charm and character to the visit, but is less lux פינוקי
this one looks good
and this one is a great deal, but location is not great, user feedback is very positive
La Calcina a nice and simple hotel, good location has restaurant, family run
Al sole a great 3 star hotel. inexpensive. good location
an association with some 14 restaurants. really looks good
Alle Testiere Restaurant – recommended by Merav
only 9 tables. make reservations. closed sundays and mondays
Calle Del Mondo Novo
Bacari Vini da pinto
close to rialto in the fish market Rialto Pescheria
authentic, inexpensive. good vento wines at modest prices. great for lunch
here is a recommendation in hebrew
San polo 367, Rialto Pescheria
tuesdays -sundays. 22:00-10:00. closed mondays
claimed to be the best restaurant in italy: expensive but may be worth it
Vini da Gigio
serious about wines, as the name suggests. $150 per couple with a good bottle of wine
really wonderful, great atmoshpere, nice service, small dishes, like anything in italy, in moderation.
expensive, but worth the money. we even had nice wine for euro 15 per bottle
gil dibner enjoyed this one
L’Osteria di Santa Marina
Campo Santa Marina 5911, Venice, Italy
there are plenty of good ice cream places in venice.
one that is really special is on the way from the ferrovia to l’accademia
grom really special. it is not not great, as Tal, claims. but for an older taste, it is a must and worth a special trip. campo San Barnaba is wonderful. with a nice design store, a good coffee place and a nice church. i did not feel it is as touristic as one may think. the toy store in the corner of the square seemed oriented at locals.
Tal, 5.5 years old, had fiordelatte and choccolate. both were ‘organic’. the chocolate was so intense, she claimed it was like coffee, the fiordelatte, not loaded with sugar, and she claimed was not good enough. so we ended up buying something else (forest fruit) in a place down the street.
Nearby, in Campo San Barnaba, we loved Madera (041 5224181), a shop that features housewares by international designers and local artisans — like the hand-carved wooden spoons and spatulas by an artist from the town of Schio.
it seems they are trying to allow for online shopping through this site
jewlery was great
Madera’s owners, three architects, recently opened a gallery down the street called Laboratorio 2729, a minimal concrete space that is unusual in Venice. Francesca Meratta is one of the owners.
Peggy Guggenhiem who loved her cats, left this for us to enjoy.
and the official site ot the La Biennale