Venice

Venice Travel Guide

Articles about Venice

By Thessaly La Force
Venice has hosted its Biennale di Venezia since 1895, when the City Council organized the event to showcase Italian art. Today, much of the world, from Albania to Zimbabwe, creates pavilions for Biennale, making it possible to feel as if there is ...
By Lindsey Olander
It isn’t all about the Milan EXPO this month. Another major cultural event coming to Italy is the biannual Venice Biennale (May 9–November 22), one of the world’s most important exhibitions for contemporary art. The kick-off is over a week away, b...
By Kate Appleton

From Maine to California, Montana to Texas, T+L spotlights where to play, eat, and sleep this summer

By Travel + Leisure Staff

From Maine to California, Montana to Texas, T+L spotlights where to play, eat, and sleep this summer

By Katie James
Imagine walking down a cobblestone street in the heart of Paris’ Marais neighborhood, turning a corner, and happening upon a bistro—a yellow-gold light emanates through the glass windows, and conversation and clinking glasses is heard from the str...
By Heidi Mitchell
These five retreats around the world prove just how luxe a trip with the kids can be. Nicaragua: If the country is the next Costa Rica, then the Inn at Rancho Santana ($$) is its next great family getaway. The 2,700 acres along the Pacific coas...

Hotels in Venice

Actress Cynthia Foster and her environmental economist husband, Karel Samson created the hotel and have pledged a percentage of their profits to local charities. The three solar-powered bungalows are just a five-minute walk from the ocean and the boutiques of Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

Things to do in Venice

This atmospheric bar at the edge of the Venice Beach Boardwalk is one of the city’s oldest—it began as Menotti’s saloon in 1915 and wound up decades later as a dive bar catering to the likes of Jim Morrison. Today, under new ownership, Townhouse is reviving its vintage Prohibition-era allure.