Destination Discoveries

Learn more about the history, art, and culture of Venice. Our head concierge Ivan Schultz will lead your experience through the Gritti Palace while you learn about what makes Venice one of the most desirable destinations in the world.



An Authentic Taste

Learn more about the history and the making of the Bellini and Spritz cocktails, and indulge in their authentic tastes.
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Byzantine Gothic Venice

Guests are invited to join a 30-minute long history lesson on Venice's Byzantine Gothic style as part of our series Destination Discoveries, a Concierge-Curated Experiences.
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Building Venice

Learn how the Venetians built their city in a lagoon consisting of shallow waters and outcropping lands.
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Secrets of the Gondola

Learn where Venice's typical flat-bottomed boat rowed by gondoliers is born in Venice, its evolution over the centuries, and its symbolism
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Acqua Alta

Learn more about the exceptional tide peaks that partially flood the city on a periodical basis, and which used to flood The Gritti Palace.
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Exceptional Hotel Art

Take a 30-minute discovery tour that unveils the hotel's treasures as part of our series Destination Discoveries, a Concierge-Curated Experience.
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Burano Lace Industry

Enjoy a live demonstration of traditional Burano lace-making with one of the few lace-makers left in the country.
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Making the Forcola

One of the few  remaining fórcola Masters is offering a live demonstration workshop for our guests.
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