Venice

A favored form of travel for Agatha Christie’s impeccable detective Hercule Poirot, Belmond’s Venice Simplon-Orient-Express continues to capture the glamour of train travel in the roaring twenties...
Whether atop a craggy Capriote cliff or amid the vineyards of the Val d’Orcia, an Italian villa vacation is on the bucket list of just about every traveler. To find the best of these storied retreats...
From the truffle-laden north to the anchovy-steeped south, Italy is a paradise for food lovers. And Massimo Bottura, the country’s leading culinary talent and the owner of the Michelin three-star...
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and while flowers and jewelry are nice, a palatial suite to share with your significant other is the ultimate one-on-one way to celebrate. The following...
Not a timepiece for the prudish, Ulysse Nardin’s Hourstriker Erotica Jarretière is a contemporary renaissance of the uninhibited horology that premiered in the 17th century. The black-onyx dial...
From London and Paris to Athens and Istanbul, Robb Report settles into 14 private havens in Europe’s finest city hotels.
The Aman Canal Grande opened in June in San Polo, the smallest of Venice’s six districts and one of the oldest, dating back to the ninth century. Housed in a 16th-century palazzo overlooking the...
The city of Venice may be sinking into the Adriatic Sea, but it is doing so in style. Francesca Bortolotto Possati, president and CEO of the city’s Bauer Hotel group, introduced her latest...
Following an afternoon of shopping and museum-hopping in Venice, Italy, Cipriani guests can retreat to the serenity of a 78-degree saltwater pool. The property’s gardens provide a quiet location for...
During winter’s aqua alta, or high-water season, Venetians forgo designer shoes and instead slosh around their city in rubber boots. Sirens warn residents and visitors to move to higher ground as...
When the decadence and decay that are the charms of Venice have worn thin, adjacent towns of the Veneto Plain offer a quiet respite. Bassano del Grappa, a walled medieval city of 40,000 inhabitants—...
Upon your arrival, the glory of Venice strikes you. It is present in the architecture of the palaces, churches, and squares. The city’s onetime prosperity is witnessed in commissioned paintings by...