Inspiring you to travel consciously

Today’s way of going on vacation is often far from sustainable, even after the pandemic! Minimizing one’s environmental foodprint will be essential in the short term, which also refers to visiting historical cities like Venice and the unique habitat in which our city is located, the Lagoon.

The Lagoon of Venice is a good example to discover how the different forces of climate and man-made changes interact, and how they can be exacerbated by human intervention: La Venessiana (“The Venetian”) shares ideas and itineraries for you to make informed decisions, and offers resources for you to get familiar with nature in the Lagoon, century-old traditions, arts and crafts.

Be our personal guest and discover how to prepare your trip in an environmentally conscious way, while supporting local initiatives and businesses.

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Iris and Lina

The authors of La Venessiana are Lina and Iris. Nonna Lina is member of Cavalieri di San Marco and a Venetian hotelier, chef, and expert in authentic Venetian cuisine. Her granddaughter Iris is an environmental and sustainable finance professional, who wrote her thesis about the Lagoon of Venice, “Ecologia e urbanizzazione della Laguna di Venezia”.

Visit Venice virtually

learn + discover + enjoy

First impressions

Discover our online classes

Come along on virtual visits to Venice and the Lagoon, discover little-known islands and secret gardens, and learn more about Venetian cuisine and its historical recipes. This is our invitation for you to connect with Venice, for armchair travelers and all who would like to prepare their next trip in a sustainable way!