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Buying a house in Venice, the capital of luxury

Few cities in the world embody the concept of luxury like Venice. Here's how to live an exclusive experience in the Serenissima

Romantic, mysterious, intriguing. These are just some of the reasons that push many to buy a house in Venice, one of the most fascinating cities in the world. With its iconic views on the water that change at every hour of the day, without ever being equal to themselves, it is easy to see why it enchants.

It is the favorite destination of that "luxury tourism" that is not satisfied with a few bad copies scattered around the world (yes, Venice is also among the most "reproduced" cities) but wants to indulge in the only adventure that really makes sense live.


Why buy a house in Venice? The first reason is dictated by romanticism.

In any ranking of the most romantic cities in the world in the very first positions there is always Venice. And often in the first place.

The charm of streets and canals, of ancient palaces and islands at sunset has no equal in the world. Venice is the city of romanticism, often cloaked in a touch of mystery that makes it even more fascinating.

- Venezia città romantica


To contribute to the charm of this city was attended by famous people, attracted by its countless beauties. And today, thanks to Engel & Völkers, it is even possible to buy a house in Venice in front of the historic homes of these personalities, such as the property overlooking the Carlo Goldoni's house or the apartment overlooking the Corte dei Tagiapietra, so dear to Corto Maltese.

Venice would not be the same without Goldoni's masks, the myth of Casanova, the adventures of Corto Maltese. The many painters who celebrated its colors and views took the place to transform it into a real capital of luxury. From Canaletto's canvases, to Turner, Monet, Signac, Renoir. Thanks to them, those arriving in Venice for the first time already have clear and splendid images of it. A real luxury granted to a few cities.


Luxury tourism necessarily passes from an exclusive accommodation of the highest quality. In this respect, Venice has few rivals. In fact, La Serenissima is one of the leading cities in the ability to attract investments in this sector, and is always at the top of the ranking for the highest investment value per room, this is because it is the city where rooms generate the highest turnover in Italy (and far).

To the luxury hotels that overlook the Grand Canal and the islands of Venice, there is a gourmet restaurant kissed by Michelin stars.

Ecco le proprietà in primo piano da non perdere


Any foreign tourist - including sheikhs - in his idea of ​​a perfect holiday wants to have an immersive experience in the made in Italy and in the good Italian living that distinguish us all over the world.

Venice has everything to satisfy this need: great local artisans (just think of Murano and its art of working glass), but also all the most famous Italian and world brands. One of the symbols of luxury shopping is the T Fondaco dei Tedeschi, renovated by the star architect Rem Koolhas: 7,000 square meters all dedicated to luxury, including fashion accessories, watches, jewelry but also wines, food and an excellent selection of local crafts.

If a gondola ride is almost mandatory (for those who want to exaggerate there are special packages that include exclusive benefits such as Champagne, violin concerts, photo shoots), the essence of the city will be fully captured while enjoying a splendid aperitif at sunset.

The “cicheti”, the typical Venetian tastings, must be paired with a Spritz or even better a Bellini, the peach cocktail symbol of the city. Other experiences not to be missed include a trip to the Fenice Theater and an evening at the Venice Casino.

There is only a more extraordinary experience than a holiday in Venice: it is transforming a stay of a few days into an opportunity to live as many times as you want, by purchasing one of the most beautiful houses for sale in Venice.

No one is more ready to accompany you in this step than the professionals of Engel & Völkers.

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