Prego! Venice food and culture in 24 hours

Welcome to the world-famous site in which past, present and future live together in perfect harmony. For anyone who loves la dolce vita or for those who simply want to discover the destination, here are some tips to spend a day in the Floating City.

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9 a.m. Coffee at Rosa Salva

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To start the day like a real Italian, head to one of the two Rosa Salva cafés. Here, the coffee is short and the pastry is crispy. A great way to prepare for a day of adventure.
Sestiere di S. Marco, 950, 30124 Venice VE, Italy

11 a.m. A cultural stop at Victoria Miro

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In this contemporary art gallery, artists from all over the world exhibit their creations. You can discover the work of British director Isaac Julien, Zimbabwean painter Kudzanai-Violet Hwami and American painter Alice Neel, to name just a few.
Calle Drio la Chiesa, 1994, 30124 Venice VE, Italy

1 p.m. Pizza for lunch

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Prego! A historic address, Birraria La Corte turns the spotlight on small producers. You can enjoy contemporary dishes and the best pizza in town.
S. Polo, 2168, 30125 Venice VE, Italy

4 p.m. Shopping at American Vintage



In April, American Vintage inaugurated a new store in Venice with clothing for men, women and kids.
Merceria S. Salvados, 5025, 30124 Venice, Italy

6 p.m. An aperitivo at Cantine Schiavi

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The speciality here is cicchetti (small Italian tapas), which you can wash down with a glass of wine, at the counter, outside or along the canal. You can also linger and stay for dinner.
Fondamenta Nani, 992, 30123 Venice VE, Italy

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