Month: April 2013


The shipyard of Venice.  Still closed to the public but the main gate is beautiful and you can enjoy the view with a drink just in front of the gate. The bar is much cheaper than by the nearby Marcus square.  We paid EUR 6 for half a litre of house red wine. Here in […]

La Cantina

Great wine bar and snack place.  A mixed platter of meat and chese of great quality going great with their fab wines. It’s on a major street but has kept the local atmosphere.

Fondamente De La Capuzine

Cannaregio is my favourite district. Especially the upper area is less overrun by tourists.  The above street is full of nice cafe’s and restaurants. Some restaurants do not like you to sit and just drink during popular eating hours but the café saves the day. There is also a few places on the next canal.


Venice is one of my favourite places to be. I love the architecture and lack of cars. However getting there and finding good food and wine can be hard amongst the infected tourist traps. Just remember these are notes for my personal use – so free to use under your own responsibility. Getting There Well […]