Escape the crowds in Venice

Escape the crowds in Venice

It is nigh impossible to escape the crowds in Venice, which is historically why 16th-century noblemen (and 21st-century billionaires) created summer palaces and gardens 800 yards across the water on La Giudecca. Today, you can walk along the Canale della Giudecca and enjoy the Canaletto pastel-perfect views without having to

Architecture and History

Architecture and History

In around 1558-1560 the first Provinciale of Lombardy, Jesuit priest Benedetto Palmio, held a series of sermons in Venice with which he urged his listeners to devote themselves to “founding a home for Cittelle (Unmarried Women) to free them from the danger of eternal damnation, the certain fate of virgins

Palladio surrounding attractions

Palladio surrounding attractions

Easily reachable from the Palladio Hotel & Spa are: Murano island: one of the islands which belongs to the Lagoon. The “Museo del Vetro” in the Palazzo Giustinian displays the history of glassmaking from Egyptian times through the present day. Piazza San Marco: located in the centre of Venice. There