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Venice Italy shopping areas are fantastic because you can shop till you drop in the history of this amazing city. So, what are the secrets of doing your shopping in Venice? 

Venice Information will save you money and time. I provide personal answers and others can give tips about their shopping experience. You choose better souvenirs and will get the best tips, do’s & don’ts. I’m your guide for shopping in Venice.

Mask Venice Italy Shopping!

I will suggest some places. And yes,, you will find many gift shops. 

However, it's also a paradise for shoppers interested in fashion. Perfect for a City trip!

I show you the best shopping areas, where to find the nearby Supermarkets?

And I know another beautiful city which you can efficiently use for sightseeing and shopping! Impressive squares, palaces from the Renaissance, painted churches and old waterways. This beautiful spot is the shopping hotspot in Treviso, yes the city of the far away airport in Treviso...

But if you prefer Venice itself, I will show you...

Favorite Venice Italy Shopping Spots

Next, to all the kitsch and touristic goods, there are also quality products and souvenirs available in Venice. 

One of everybody's favorite is the Venice Rialto Market 

And if you search into hidden alleys, you can find the best stores with local food and products. Far away from the tourists, you might find shops with unique local souvenirs.

These are my favorite shops in Venice Italy:

1. Name: Mondo Novo: Venice's most original paper mache masks. A monstrous bear's head Might hang alongside a gloating Tutankhamun, but their specialty is the Venetian Carnival Costumes. Address: Rio Terra Canal, Dorsoduro 3063. Their webshop is

2. Name: Jesurum: A shop with triumphant exquisite lace and embroidery. Founded in 1870. The firm acted as a first trade school for poor girls. Address: Piazza S Marco 60-1, Marco S.

3. Name: Venice Pavilion Bookshop: Excellent selection of multilingual literature and miscellany focusing on Venice. Also reserves as a tourist information point and box office for cultural events. They use it also during the Venice Biennale. Address: Palazzetto Selva, Giardinetti Reali, S. Marco 2.

However, more interesting are the traditional local products, lace, hand-printed fabrics, old glass beads, handmade marbled paper and other kinds of Venetian crafts.

Of course, those who are looking for a classic gift, you should buy a carnival mask or a vase or bowl of Murano glass. The world-famous glass works of Murano!

In other shopping streets, you will find quality clothes at a bargain. Go to the streets of:

  • The Lista Di Spagna;
  • The Strade Nova;
  • From the train station to Rialto;
  • In the main pedestrian street between the Rialto Bridge and Campo San Polo

And since Venice Italy shopping is also reflected in the culinary souvenirs, these must not be forgotten. Cheese, ham, wine, vinegar and olive oil.

Don't get disappointed and prepare with my schedule of the...

Opening times of the shops in Venice Italy

Usually, the shops are open around 9 am and closing between 12:30 and 15:30.

Because of a siesta. Then the shops open again until 8 pm. Many shops are closed on Monday morning.

It is lovely to go shopping in Venice Italy! 

I have a shopping tip! When you stay outside Venice in a hotel, holiday house or a campsite in the city of Treviso is also an excellent shopping experience! 

I can't afford it, but Venice is also a lovely city for...

Luxury shopping in Venice Italy

Venice Italy Shopping

During your Venice Italy shopping, you won’t miss any favorite Luxury brand shop. Probably they have precisely the clothes or souvenir you want to buy. The boutiques in the arcades are a temptation to every tourist. Go to the arcades of:

  • Around the Piazza San Marco;
  • In the street 'Calle Larga 22 Marco; 
  • Around the Mercerie, this is the main shopping street in Venice and connects Piazza San Marco with the Rialto;
  • In the side streets of Rialto;

Top 10 Souvenirs Venice Italy

1. Glassware: Impress your friends at home with a Murano chandelier.

2. Gourmet Food: For something authentically Italian, try virgin olive oil flavored with chili peppers or pasta in the shape of gondolas and masks.

3. T-shirts: The essential guaranteed souvenir of Venice, sold at the street stalls.

4. Masks: A mind-boggling array of masks, traditionally made for Carnival in paper-maché ceramic and leather.

5. Marbled Paper: You can buy swirls of pastel hues for covering books or simple as beautiful wrapping paper for gifts.

6. Beads: All manner of beads, from frosted glass, ceramic or the traditional murrhine mosaic.

7. Italian Wine: Take advantage of lower prices and taxes by stocking up on locally produced wines.

8. Fabric: Lace is the most Venetian of materials, but beautiful linens and velvets are also good value.

9. Silverwork: Photo frames, letter openers, and teaspoons make lovely gifts for friends.

10. Clothes: All the top fashion names you can find in Venice Italy.

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