Portofino: the Millionaire’s Playground

30 May 2014

Portofino is considered one of the most picturesque seaside villages in the world.

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Festa del Redentore Venice

Redentore is the real Venetian celebration!

23 May 2014

The Festa del Redentore is the opportunity to live Venice in a festive, magical and typical atmosphere, unique throughout the year.

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Week 4: Chanel Wedding Mood Board!

21 May 2014

This week wedding mood board is definitely something refined and precious!

Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast: a breathtaking coastline!

15 May 2014

Italy offers lots of magic and beautiful places to discover, exploring it from the North to the South: the Amalfi Coast is one of these treasures.

The Great Gatsby Wedding Mood Board

Week 3 : ‘The Great Gatsby’ Wedding Mood Board!

14 May 2014

This week we have something special!

Your dream event in Venice

A fish market can be turned into a glamorous party venue!

7 May 2014

Every place in Venice can become the perfect location for a party, a gala dinner or a wedding reception…even places you would not imagine at all.

Wedding in Venice

Week 2: Vintage Wedding Mood Board!

6 May 2014

This week is vintage!

Black and White Wedding Mood Board

Week 1: Black and White Wedding Mood Board!

29 April 2014

This week is Black and White: what do you think?

Venice for kids

Venice 4 Kids!

7 April 2014

We propose some funny and interesting activities for your kids to do in Venice!

Villa Emo Capodilista - Tour delle Ville Venete

Surroundings of Venice all to be discovered: the Venetian Villas

7 March 2014

The surroundings of Venice offer the chance to visit and soak in the atmosphere and reality of the so-called Venetian Villas and Palladian Villas.

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Going around Prosecco DOCG

28 February 2014

Spring is coming and the Prosecco DOCG , near Treviso , begins to swarm of initiatives organized around these beautiful hills and among their countless vines rows .

Verona in love

A special Valentine’s Day in the city of love: Verona

13 February 2014

Valentine’s Day is coming soon and what about spending it in the world famous city of love, Verona?

Sebastiao Salgado in Venice “A love letter to the Earth written through a camera”

11 February 2014

“With this project I fell in love with my planet. This work is not about landscapes. It is about love”; with these words Sebastiao Salgado introduces his recent project and provocative exhibition “Genesi”.

Salgado is the most famous and important documentary photographer of our time, author of nine books, Unicef good-will ambassador and honorary member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Spritz in Venice

Going out for a spritz tonight?

4 February 2014

After a long and weary day, one of the best things you can do to relax yourself in this beautiful city, is, for sure, having a spritz with friends enjoying their company.

You need first to know, that the so-called spritz is a typical venetian wine-based cocktail, served as aperitif; it is prepared with Prosecco wine, a dash of some bitter liqueur, such as, Aperol, Cynar, Campari or Select, and sparkling mineral water.

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Indulge yourself with the finest High Tea in Venice

3 February 2014

Winter time can be chilly in Venice, there is nothing better then sipping a warm cup of tea in a charming cozy living room..
The setting is a private historical Palace overlooking the Grand Canal. Here takes place finest “High Tea” in town.

Venice from the Sky

Top 20 to do in Venice

31 January 2014

Marvel at masterpieces, get about in a gondola, then relax with a gelato…

Birthday Party - Private Palace Venice www.venicefirst.com

23rd November 2013 – A Masquerade Birthday Party

23 December 2013

And the wow effect…
This has been our last big event for 2013, Happy Holidays to everybody!

canaletto In Venice - Abbazzia di San Gregorio

Canaletto at the Abbazia San Gregorio

2 December 2013

After 270 years and for just 50 days Canaletto will be back where he painted one of his best known works L’entrata nel Canal Grande e la Basilica della Salute (Entrance to the Grand Canal and the Basilica of the Salute).

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70th Venice Film Festival, and the winners are…

8 September 2013

The Venezia 70 Jury, chaired by Bernardo Bertolucci and comprised of Andrea Arnold, Renato Berta, Carrie Fisher, Martina Gedeck, Jiang Wen, Pablo Larraín, Virginie Ledoyen, and Ryuichi Sakamoto having viewed all 20 films in competition, has decided as follows:

GOLDEN LION for Best Film to:
SACRO GRA by Gianfranco Rosi (Italy, France)

Grand Canal at Sunset

Grand Canal Tour by night

5 September 2013

Venice by night has a special light, palaces are illuminated by beautiful antique glass chandeliers reflecting softly on the water. At this time you can steal the richness of frescoes and luxurious furniture decorating the noble floors of the palazzi.

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Two Italian hotels are in the top five of the world!

10 August 2013

The Italian hospitality wins with two accommodations reaching the highest ranking. They have been voted from the readers of the Condé Nast Traveler for the quality of their: bedrooms, service, food, location & design.

Wedding proposal in Venice

Your Wedding Proposal in Venice.. Let us make it unforgettable!

6 August 2013

A wedding Proposal with fireworks is possible…

Last July 20th, Dustin proposed Brandy to marry him, we organized the perfect situation to make sure she could only say yes…

A table for two on a beautiful terrace on the Grand Canal, a photographer ready to catch the moment that came when the fireworks display started.. The Redentore festival was right that night!

saint mark square by night & Doge's palace

Private Visit of Saint Mark’s Basilica by night

8 July 2013

St. Mark’s Church – Crowded with visitors during the day, becomes a silent temple of worship as evening falls.
The doors of the Basilica will be opened just for you and our private guide.

The Chef Daniele Turco

Tasting Venice – Cooking School at the Gritti Palace

28 June 2013


Set on the Grand Canal, The Gritti Palace’s continues to be the social hub of Venice.

Since 1975 this informal Venetian open kitchen has hosted wine tastings, cooking workshops and celebrations. The Gritti Epicurean School continues to be a place to learn, taste and celebrate indigenous home cooking and fresh products from the region.

table decorated on the noble floor

The Perfect Birthday Anniversary in Venice, 21st-23rd September 2012

20 June 2013

Last year we had the chance of organizing a fabulous 50th Birthday in Venice.

luxury bar service on the platform

Dinner in the Sky, finally in Venice!

14 June 2013

Suspended in the air, high above the dazzling Venetian canals, your table awaits…

The summer is set to sparkle as Hotel Cipriani teams up with 5th Events to bring you a dining experience like no other.

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Charla & Rick, an Intimate Wedding in Venice, 12th June 2012

12 June 2013

The magic of getting married in a Private Palace on the Grand Canal with a very intimate ceremony.
A romantic gondola ride, a walk trough the streets of Venice, a table for two at the hotel Danieli…and it’s all about them.

villa on the hills

Tuscan Hills & City Highlights

20 May 2013

Are you planning a trip to Italy? Don’t miss discovering Tuscany with us!

the Spanish Synagogue

A Reunification of Two Soulmates, the Jewish Wedding Ceremony in Venice

15 May 2013

One beautiful morning of May.
Under the light of a tepid spring sun in the eldest Jewish Ghetto of the world, preparations for our wedding are taking place.
White roses to recover the chupa, dainty sweets for the Choisson Tisch, and prayers in the Badekin.
Our wonderful bride arrives with all the female family members and she is really excited.
The groom enters and after having seen his lady the cerimony can start.

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Five Steps to Ultimate Your Romantic Stay in Venice

3 May 2013

Venice is the city of love but you will definitely need some help to make the best out of your stay and impress your love…

Palazzo Grassi

Rudolf Stingel at Palazzo Grassi, “The world belongs to us”

3 April 2013

The lagoon is warming up waiting for the Art Biennale!

The exhibition is Rudolf Stingel’s largest monographic presentation in Europe and offers a selection of paintings ranging from conceptual abstraction to figuration, presenting works never previously shown. It is also the first time, the museum devotes the whole exhibition area to the work of a single artist.