Venice is famous for an array of things, mostly for its fantastic food and beautiful architecture. However, one of its most famous and popular attractions, helping to attract millions of tourists every year, is its world-famous luxury shopping scene, often leaving tourists confused when their suitcase has gained a few extra kilograms on the homeward journey!
The City has an array of boutique outlets selling an array of products and treasures, as well as a number of large & famous designer brands, such as Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Gucci, meaning most guests will find a street or shop that suits there needs!
The most popular and important shopping district that guests visit here in Venice is called Calle Larga XXII Marzo. This famous and legendary shopping destination is located near the central square of St Marco and within a few minutes of our apartments here at Corte Realdi.
Fondaco luxury shopping mall
One of Venice's newest shopping destinations is the completion of its large shopping mall, built in foundations of the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi building. The mall is spread over 3 floors and could be mistaken for an Opera amphitheatre, thanks to its beautiful and contemporary design, creating a lavish and luxury atmosphere (hide your credit cards). The shopping mall itself contains many well-known brands, as well as a number of restaurants on the bottom floor, ensuring tourists can make a day out of visiting.
Shopping around Rialto Bridge
A unique urban shopping experience located next to the famous Rialto Bridge, offers guests close proximity shopping on the ancient cobbled streets of Venice! Calle delle Acque, Merceria del Capitello and Merceria S are three of Venice's most well-known shopping streets for tourists, often leading it to be extremely busy and overcrowded. All shops are contained in the original framework of the cities old town, often leading tourists to spend more time on their phone getting pictures than actually shopping!
Vintage shopping in Venice
One of Venice's best kept secrets stored away from the hustle and bustle of the main city centre and Venice's main three shopping streets lies a vintage shop truly worth a visit. L'Armadio di Coco is a small beautiful store packed with unique vintage products, sourced from across Itlay, selling an array of gifts and items. Perfect for those looking to explore parts of Venice unnoticed by masses.