Tips and Articles for Venice

Martin Morrell

"There's a miraculous strangeness about seeing this city rise up out of the water. I was there in August for the Venice Film Festival and the screening... Read More

To get to the church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, you have to go by foot through winding alleys, or by gondola via canals too narrow for water taxi or... Read More

In December, we asked for your opinions on romance and travel. Here's what turns you on: ... Read More

oh la la, st.-tropezConnoisseurs of the Côte d'Azur are now resting their heads at the Hôtel Villa Belrose, a dream of lemon stucco, ruddy canal tiles,... Read More

One of the unspoken axioms of contract bridge is that husbands and wives should never play together, unless they have tremendous faith in their marriage... Read More

Visitors to Venice can't help swooning over its romantic palazzi, bridge-crossed canals, and who-cares-if-you-lose-your-way streets. But many end up... Read More

OCCUPATION Actor, singer HOME BASE Los Angeles ROLE MODEL Jovovich was in Venice recently as host of Cinema Against AIDS, a benefit sponsored by the... Read More

Here, five new properties to shake up Europe's hotel scene. ... Read More

Construction on the Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, along the Grand Canal in Venice, began in the 1750's and—after many fits and starts—is still under way. In... Read More

VIENNA AUSTRIA $236 At the 16th-century Hotel König von Ungarn (10 Schulerstrasse; 43-1/515-840; www.kvu.at; breakfast ... Read More

Not everyone falls in love with Venice at first sight; certainly not at first bite. For ... Read More

A trio of high-style bars is creating some late-night buzz in Venice, making residents reconsider the city's sedate image. Just 100 feet from La Fenice... Read More

In 1869, when he was 26 years old, Henry James visited Venice for the first time. Like many New England grandees, James sought in Europe the monuments... Read More

It is noon when we walk into the Piazza delle Erbe, the market busy with vendors selling fruits, nuts, and vegetables. My mother-in-law goes off to buy... Read More

To toast the New Year—and with it, dreams of an improved you—we've come up with a few suggestions, at home and on the road. ... Read More

Santiago Calatrava has made a name for himself as the go-to guy for bridges, having completed 29 of them in 13 countries over the past two decades. This... Read More

Q. My fiancé and I are planning to spend our honeymoon in Venice. We want romance, but where to stay? ... Read More

Q: My family and I are looking for an affordable hotel near Piazza San Marco in Venice. Any recommendations? —Stephen Brody, Morton Grove, Ill. ... Read More

Secluded Scottish Castle ... Read More

Edited by Niloufar Motamed; Reported by Colin Barraclough, Aric Chen, Florence Fabricant, Amy Farley, Mark Graham, Jaime Gross Darrell Hartman, Sarah... Read More

Paris's loss is Venice's gain. After French bureaucracy stymied luxury-goods magnate François ... Read More

What do Paris, Venice, San Francisco, Rome, Florence, Vienna, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, New York, and Sydney have in common?They're made for love. Watch... Read More

Now that iPods are indispensable to travelers, bulky guidebooks are becoming a thing of the ... Read More

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