SHOPPING IN VENICE
A shopper’s paradise, Venice is famed for its local artisan crafts that have been made here for centuries: such as the expert glassware from Murano and the Carnival masks synonymous with Venice.
Venice is also home to beautiful boutiques and clothing stores, generally located on Calle Larga XXII Marzo, the popular street that begins on Piazza San Marco and stretches out to the Campo Santo Stefano square.
Read below for our top shopping picks in Venice.
Launched in 1996, Roberto Coin is a popular and world-renowned jewellery brand with over 1,000 points of sale worldwide. Selling a range of intricate bracelets, rings, earrings and necklaces, Roberto’s designs are widely celebrated as works of art and celebrate tradition, imagination and authenticity.
Roberto Coin finishes each one of his pieces with a small ruby cast inside each piece that comes into direct contact with the skin, representative of the good wishes he sends to each of his dedicated clientele.
St. Mark’s Square, 130
Tel. +39 041 8475777
Opening Hours: 10:00 to 19:00
Salvadori Diamond Atelier and Boutique Panerai
Salvadori Diamond Atelier displays beautiful jewellery with exceptional standard gemstones and diamonds. Each item has its own hallmark and designs are unique to the brand.
Offering the most prestigious, world famous designer watch labels such as Rolex, Ratek Philippe and Tudor, Panerai Salvadori celebrates the very best in clock-making.
St. Mark's Square 47 & 67
Phone: +39 041 5230609
Atelier Sautter is an artisan boutique, stocking over 1,200 breath-taking gowns, as well as carnival costumes, objets d'art, accessories, Venetian masks, tapestries, and cushions, inspired by each period in history - but remaining quintessentially Venetian in style and fashion.
During your visit, the designer and creator Antonia Sautter will enthusiastically tell the story of how each gown was inspired and what made her choose certain fabrics and details. It truly is a wonderful Venetian experience.
During this visit guests can view the costumes and learn about the creation of each. Amongst others, they can admire Marie Antoinette, Queen Elizabeth 1st and Casanova and learn each detail involved in the creation of such masterpieces.
VISIT WITH COSTUME FITTING
Choose from the many amazing costumes on offer and dress up as whoever you choose.
COSTUME FITTING & PROMENADE
This involves the costume fitting service as above, and a walk through St. Mark’s Square showcasing your costume. Here, you can be taken back in time against the stunning backdrop of the Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, Museo Correr and Venetian lagoon.
Calle del Carro 1628, San Marco
Phone: +39 041 523 2662
Founded in 1973, Nuova Venier is located on the island of Murano and celebrates Venice’s centuries-old glassmaking tradition. Drawing inspiration from the past, expert glassmakers use traditional systems and techniques to create beautiful glassware for the modern day.
Fondamenta Navagero, 54/B, 30141 Murano
Phone: +39 041 736000
Linea Murano Art is one of the oldest glass factories and galleries in Murano. It displays a range of beautiful, unique and high-quality glassware, including works by expert glass artists Loredano Rosin and Afro Celetto.
Fondamenta Manin, 1, Murano
Phone: 041 736845
Vivarini’s glassworks gallery was established in 1967 to display the excellence of Murano-made glassworks. With an aim to give master glassmakers complete freedom with their work, Vivarini celebrates the very best in creative glassware.
Fondamenta Serenella 6, 30141 Murano
Phone: +39 41736077
Famed for its quality and selection of hand-embroidered lace, Dalla Lidia is one of the oldest lace shops in Burano.
Its boutique sells a range of beautiful linen, including tablecloths, centrepieces, runners, handkerchiefs and placemats, while the museum displays a stunning collection of antique lace beginning from the 15th century.
215 Via Baldassarre Galuppi, Burano
Phone: +39 041 730052
Martina Vidal Venezia is a Home Linen Atelier created by Martina and her brother Sergio, set up to honour the craft and expertise of their ancestors. Proudly made in Italy using the finest cashmere, silk, cotton and linen, Martina and her team take inspiration from Italian culture and tradition to create the very best products.
Originally created as a small artisanal workshop, Martina Vidal is located in a luxurious three-story building, with a variety of products on sale including beautiful hand-crafted linen and towels.
Via San Mauro 309, 30142 Burano
Phone: 041 735523
A historic boutique founded in 1984, Il Prato stocks the very best craft wares that Venice has to offer, ranging from glassware to leatherware and intricate printed papers. Celebrating the craftsmen of Venice, many creations are exclusive to Il Prato.
Calle delle Ostreghe, San Marco
Phone: +39 041 5231148
The Merchant of Venice Perfumery
The Merchant of Venice represents the Art of Perfumery of Venice. It draws attention to the everlasting role of the city as an essential force in the perfumery tradition throughout the world, and it is intended to highlight the tradition that made Italy, and particularly Venice, central to the history of perfumery.
The Merchant of Venice is a luxury line that offers a large assortment of exclusive Eau de Parfum and Eau de Toilette, along with body care and household products and accessories.
The highlight of the Merchant of Venice is the ‘Murano Collection’ - nine fragrances in bottles specifically based on the designs of the ancient creations by the Master glass-blowers of Murano. Fragrances range from floral, citrus, and spicy, there is a scent to suit all visitors.
The flagship store is located on Piazza San Marco, and there is a smaller concept store on Murano island housing unique items.
Campo San Fantin, San Marco 1895
Tel: +39 041.5417771