Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022



‘Little Venice’ finally gets its moment

September 01, 2022 8:21 am

With a ban on large cruise ships in the waters surrounding Venice, nearby Chioggia is one of the new go-to ports. While many welcome the new visitors, some worry that the tourism boom could turn sour

Venice unveils mandatory day-trippers' reservation and fee

July 03, 2022 7:47 pm

Tourists who choose not to stay overnight in hotels or other lodgings will have to sign up online for the day they plan to come and pay a fee. These range from 3 to 10 euros per person, depending on advance booking and whether it's peak season

Renaissance synagogues being restored in Venice's ghetto

June 12, 2022 9:37 pm

For nearly two years, restorers have been peeling away paint and discovering the original foundations of three of the ghetto’s synagogues, which are considered the only Renaissance synagogues still in use

'Quality over quantity': Venice to charge day tourists up to €10 to enter; readies day-trip booking system

April 24, 2022 4:00 pm

This new measure will be applied to day-trippers who will need to book in advance and pay between three to ten euros, depending on how busy the city is on the day they want to visit

Explained: Why Venice Biennale 2022 stands out with its many firsts

April 23, 2022 9:09 am

The Venice Biennale, which opens on April 23, has many firsts in its palette. Here’s an aerial view of the exhibition that runs all the way till November.

Venice's iconic landmark in St Mark's Square opens to the public for the first time in history

April 14, 2022 3:57 pm

The iconic building has been restored by David Chipperfield Architects Milan, converting it into a globally connected workplace, while retaining the character of its architecture

Get the look: Distorted reality version

October 04, 2021 10:47 am

The symbolism is proliferating at fashion week: Dior’s models-as-chess-pieces; Saint Laurent’s damp catwalk and finale downpour. Some choices generate more head-scratching than others; some seem more relevant. Owens’ “Fogachine” was a doozy

A giant violin floats down Venice’s grand canal

September 20, 2021 2:57 pm

The craft, called “Noah’s Violin,” set sail accompanied by an escort of gondolas, and in no time a small flotilla of motorboats, water taxis and traditional flat-bottomed Venetian sandoli joined the violin as it glided from city hall, near the Rialto Bridge, to the ancient Customs House across from Piazza San Marco, about an hour’s ride

Who can stop Venice from sinking?

September 09, 2021 11:47 am

In 2019, Venice experienced the worst flooding the city has seen in decades. The waters in Venice peaked at 1.87 meters that year, the second highest since official records began in 1923

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet posts pictures of Venice from space

August 20, 2021 3:11 pm

The Italian ministers approved the ban preventing large cruise and container ships from entering the city's Giudecca canal that leads to the historic St Mark's Square.


Third record tide enters Venice as Italy hit with snow, rain

November 18, 2019 12:42 pm

High tidal waters returned to Venice on Sunday, days after the city experienced its worst flooding in more than 50 years.

Venice deluge: Highest tide in 50 years brings city to its knees

November 14, 2019 8:33 am

Venice was hit by the highest tide late Tuesday, with tourists wading through flooded streets to seek shelter as the fierce wind whipped up waves in St. Mark's Square. It was the highest level since the record 194 cm set in 1966.

Shilpa Shetty spends perfect weekend with family in Venice

July 16, 2019 8:36 am

Shilpa Shetty, husband Raj Kundra, son Viaan and sister Shamita Shetty enjoyed the sights and sounds of Venice.

Masks 'n' masquerades: Stunning pictures from the Venice Carnival 2016

February 02, 2016 7:11 pm

Snapshots from the ongoing Venice Carnival — famed for its elaborate parades, extravagant costumes, and of course Venetian masks.