Monique Decoster : cultural promenade
Organization of your stay in Venice.
Guided visits in Venice on individual basis, with possibility to choose among different
subjects, such as :
- Flemish traces in Venice
- Art : Tiepolo, Tiziano, Tintoretto, Veronese, Palladio
To book in advance by mail
Fax 00 39 041 52 07 328
San Marco, 5307/A
041 52 06 090
10 % discount (5 % with credit card)
The enoteca organises basic courses on wine during the month of November. For further
information, please consult the Italian version of the website: Italiano - Vantaggi - Arte /
Calle Fiubera 803, San Marco
041/ 52 35 237
The "Bottega d'Angolo" (Corner Shop) belongs to two young, but experienced, partners in the
glass field. They offer, as is their custom, only merchandise that is hand made by Muranese
glass masters of renowned ability. Thanks to this business policy, and to the continued
collaboration of the glass masters, they are able to offer an excellent variety of exclusive
pieces which respect the traditional Venetian glass making techniques but which at the same
time keep pace with changing contemporary design.
Glass replicas of the original lamps designed by Mariano Fortuny (1871 - 1949).
Discount 10 % (5 % with credit card)
Arte di Venezia
San Marco 619, 619/a (angolo Calle degli Specchieri e Calle dei Segretari)
041/52 30 150
Arte di Venezia offers contemporary and classic Venetian glass.
In their shop in the centre of Venice, as well as on their website, you will find only
original "murano glass". The gallery exhibits artworks from the finest emerging and established
artists and master glassmakers working today.
Possibility to order via website - international delivery service
20% discount on jewels, 12% on glass objects
Rio della Avogaria, Dorsoduro 1542
041/52 37 762
The Domenico Tramontin e Figli boatyard was founded in 1884. It has built gondolas for -
amongst others - the Italian Royal Family, the Prefecture, the Venice Municipality, the City
Police and the Carabinieri, and has featured in numerous international publications and
The Tramontin boatyard has carried out a number of prestigious conservation works for gondolas
over a hundred years old, including the oldest gondola in the world that belonged to the poet
Robert Browning and is now kept at the Mariner’s Museum in Newport, Virginia.
For a guided visit : contact Monique Decoster
347/12 64 396
L’Offerta musicale : chamber orchestra
041/52 41 143
L'Offerta Musicale is a group of young Venetian professionals, chosen among the best graduates
of the last decade. Many of them have already distinguished themselves by winning Italian and
The repertoire of the orchestra is large and varied, from the Sixteenth Century up to modern
classical music, they especially perform many works from the seventeenth and eighteenth
€ 10.- instead of € 15.- for a concertticket
Paolo Olbi : artistic crafting - gift articles in “marmorata” paper and leather
San Marco 3653, Calle della Mandola
041/52 85 025
Paolo Olbi makes use of a lot of types of leather for his artistic book-bindings : he chooses
them among the ones produced by craft workshops and dressed in accordance with the most
classical handicraft tradition and inspired by the great Venetian bookbinders of the past.
Alberto Valese-Ebrû : marble technique
San Marco 3471, Campo San Stefano
041/52 38 830
Ebrû, a Turkish word coming from the Persian ebri "cloudy", is the term designating the
particular technique used to decorate paper with colourful motives imitating the veins of
stone or marble. This procedure, imported from Persia around the half of 1500, underwent an
extraordinary development in Turkey and was even diffused in Europe during the XVII century.
Discount 10% (5% with credit card)
Livio De Marchi : sculptor (glas and wood)
San Marco 3157/A, Salizzada San Samuele
041/52 85 694
Livio De Marchi was born in Venezia where, still a child, he worked on ornamental sculpture in
the Venetian tradition in the workshop of a crafting and in the meantime he studied art and
drawing at the “Accademia di Belle Arti” in Venice. His activity starts there, displaying at
once an astounding skill in moulding materials.
To be continued ...