Kanonicza 22. This address describes the most beautiful apartment in Krakow, with the best view for Wawel and private jacuzzi inside. For this phenomenal bathroom full of live orchids, round bed and „old Krakow” elements woven into the most modern design. What else is hidden inside this place?
It is something more elegant than black, delicate fabrics and big windows overlooking for the Grand Canal? I know, it sounds great… So today, I invite you to take a trip to our black pearl in the heart of Venice.
Inside the walled vineyard of Venissa, just steps away from the Michelin starred Ristorante and the more casual Osteria, among green vines and the waters of the Venetian Lagoon… There is a place with golden grapes and Golden taste. Try to imagine a white wine that tastes like red… Real gold on the bottle….
Here you have no idea where the city ends and where the hotel starts… The garden, with its olive trees, magnolia and pomegranate, is an oasis of peace and tranquillity. Once you know the history of this place – you will go to sleep enchanted.
Alma Mahler – a young lady of admirable beauty, who was dedicated to music and courted by numerous viennese artists including Alban Berg Hugo von Hofmannsthal and Adolf Loos- discovered Venice in 1897, on her first trip to Italy accompanied by her parents and Gustav Klimt (another artist madly in love with her) on the occasion of Arturo Toscanini‚s concert performance.
Only in the summer of 1922 did she return to the city for a lengthy sojourn, she decided to buy a house, situated near the Basilica dei Frari and belonging to the Soranzo family.
One day while walking, she met Oscar Kokoschka, a previous lover whose amorous story began after the death of her first husband Gustav Mahler and was abruptly interrupted in 1915 when she married Walter Gropius: I met Kokoschka by chance…he is strangely near and far to me…
After Kokoschka’s departure, Franz Werfel, a man 11 years her junior, joined her in this romantic city. They meet in 1917 and married in 1929. Venice became for Alma a refuge:
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pit, Nicholas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Roberto Cavalli… the list is really long. These names combine a common journey in Venice. Travel journey, by the best restaurant in town.. We met the charm of Hostaria da Franz personally and we are delighted to this day.
In Venezia Castello, on the Salizada San Antonin Street is a hidden place. You will not find it just like that. But worth is looking for….
When you think about Venice, you think about beautiful town, St. Mark’s Square, gondoliers, the sounds of street violinists, the scent of the sea breeze and the bustling heart of history. But this region hides a secret. Just an hour away from central Venice, surrounded by Tuscan vegetation, rural tranquility and tranquility, is the Relais Monaco Country Hotel & SPA. Like at home, away from home…
Now when we are in Italy, we admire the cuisine of this country. Each piece of the city carries the scent of bread or fresh fruit. Fresh crabs – because it is their time or wine ripening in Tuscany sun. Today, when we think it’s the only so delicious place on earth, our friend reminded us – This magic of Italian cuisine is unusual. Not a place. We thought back to Vienna… Benvenuti at Ristorante „Al Borgo”! Italian taste in heart of Vienna.
Villa Lina was our first stop during beautiful journey through Venice. Never before on other trips to Italy we felt like at home, like then. Villa is located in Murano, an island in the Venetian Lagoon, known around the world for its historical craft of glassmaking. This family offers a unique mix of hospitality and history, where special attention is given to every guest. Murano is just 10 minutes away from Venice, But time in this place completely stopped….
A SHELL SYMBOL THAT TELLS A STORY OF TRADITIONAL AND ELEGANT HOSPITALITY. WITH AN EYE TO THE FUTURE AND…… INTO THE MAGIC OF CASANOVA
Eclecticism, the contrast between modern and contemporary style, elegance and attention to detail are all features that make the five star deluxe Centurion Palace in Venice hotel, part of the Sina Fine Italian Hotels group, the perfect choice for those looking for designer taste and luxury in Venice. If you have enough tourists you have to go there. Here is our story….