05
08 2019

Summer in Venice

Visiting Venice during summer means being able to enjoy the long sunny days spent outdoor in a whirlwind of colors and savoring enchanting sunsets over the Venetian lagoon. But nothing prevents you...

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15
07 2019

Legends and ghosts of Venice

Venice, a city that makes you enjoy its cultural variety by day, turns into a unique environment at night. The hordes of tourists dissolve like a soap bubble, the ancient buildings are reflected on the...

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09
06 2019

Naval art returns home

Venice returns to host an international event dedicated to boating whose exhibition venue will be the Arsenale, which represents the military power of the Serenissima, the heart of the naval...

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13
05 2019

A secret and unusual Venice

Throughout the world, Venice is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with gondolas slowly gliding over the canals, the Rialto bridge with its shops and St. Mark’s Square dominated by the...

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03
02 2019

Masked holidays for the Venice Carnival

It is one of the most famous Carnivals in Europe and is known all over the world. Venice Carnival wraps you in the splendor of costumes and sparkling masks. Immerse yourself in the Venice Carnival...

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12
11 2018

Tintoretto Venice

Venice celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Venetian painter Tintoretto. For this special occasion from September 7th 2018 to January 6th 2019 the Doge’s Palace presents various...

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10
09 2018

The suite next door

The constant search for refined and elegant hospitality, which has always pushed Hotel Corte di Gabriela to do its utmost to welcome guests from all over the world has made one more time breach. We are...

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23
07 2018

When the priority is the well-being of the guest

Hotel Corte di Gabriela has demonstrated over the years attention to every need of travelers, taking care of all the details to make their stay special and unforgettable. In the wake of this...

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02
07 2018

Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale of Venice 2018 “Freespace”

The 16th International Architecture Exhibition focuses on the question of space, the quality off space, open and free space.” - says Paolo Baratta, president of the Venice Biennale – “that can be...

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02
05 2018

Yummy honey cake with yogurt and fruit

This recipe is a favorite of Gian Luca, the owner of Corte the Gabriela. A combination of smells, colors and flavors that we love to share with our guests. As you know, in our boutique hotel in...

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02
04 2018

Hospitality of Corte di Gabriela is special: recognised by the greatest partners

The biggest satisfaction, for us who are in the accommodation field, is to receive good reviews and appreciation from people choosing to stay by us. For a brief romantic getaway or a longer stay, the...

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27
02 2018

Uniqueness of your home, exclusivity of a boutique hotel

Corte di Gabriela, before turning into a particular boutique hotel, has been for a long time the home of a wealthy family of Venetian lawyers. Innumerous moments of life, pieces of stories...

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31
01 2018

Corte di Gabriela in the kitchen: creamy apple pie

What is better than a pie with a steaming mug of tea to have a snack during winter afternoons? A creamy pie! Especially if it is made with apple, the fruit doing its best in this season. At Hotel...

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28
12 2017

Masked balls and events in costumes: all the magic of Venice Carnival

The Carnival in our city is a serious thing, not just a party or an annual parade. Much more than this: it is pure magic. Two weeks which inaugurate the whole year with a leitmotif, unique and...

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13
12 2017

VizioVirtù and Corte di Gabriela: combination of authenticity and taste

It is getting harder to find someone on our wavelength, someone caring about authenticity, taste and real welcoming as its core values. We have done it: in VizioVirtù, artisanal chocolate shop, we...

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26
10 2017

Yummy recipes: pear strudel with chocolate chips

Among the most delightful variations of the winter dessert par excellence, there is one we would like to share with you today: the pear and chocolate strudel. The classic version with apples is...

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13
10 2017

From head to toes

Anybody who knows Venice, knows that it is possible to visit it when it rains, as well as those who visit the desert expect to find the sand: it’s something that you can’t avoid! In addition to...

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28
09 2017

Damien Hirst: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable

Open until December 3, 2017, Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable is Damien Hirst’s colossal exhibit that was curated by Elena Geuna in Venice’s Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana. This is the...

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26
09 2017

How to make our crepes

One might assume that making French crepes is as easy as pie. Eggs, flour, butter, milk, throw it all into a pan and… all set! Maybe. But how much of each ingredient? How thick the crepe? What about...

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29
05 2017

Venice Exhibitions: what a cool summer

Those who says Venice in summer has nothing to offer do not really know our city. As every year, this summer Venice shows that it has a lot to give to art and photography lovers. Picasso and Warhol,...

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02
05 2017

Biennale Arte in Venice: “Dialogue” is the theme of the 57th edition

The 57th International Art Exhibition, best known as Biennale and titled Viva Arte Viva (literally: Long Live Art Alive) will take place in Venice from Saturday 13 May to Sunday 26 November 2017. As...

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14
02 2017

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Among the many museums and attractions of Venice, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection is one of our favorite places. It is a special place, where you can perceive an atmosphere different from the rest of...

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09
02 2017

Venice Carnival: every year a different adventure

"Every man lies, but give him a mask and he will be sincere", said Oscar Wilde. Wearing a mask, for a night or for a whole day, is a freedom act, not just a game. In Venice, home to the largest...

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19
01 2017

Corte di Gabriela topped the TripAdvisor rankings thanks to your reviews

2017 opens for Corte di Gabriela Hotel with excellent news. In fact, we feature in 3 of the Italy Hotels Top 25 based on TripAdvisor reviews: Top 25 Hotels for Romance in Italy Top 25 Small Hotels...

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21
12 2016

One day in Murano: the glass blown country

Nobody leaves Venice without a blown glass souvenir. Children go crazy for tiny animal families: cats, dogs, giraffes, birds, and adults love to take home sparkling ornaments, such as decorative...

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10
11 2016

We love the water, we love our planet

Installing solar or photovoltaic panels on the buildings in Venice is prohibited. Really a pity, because if it were possible, we would probably have done that, too. In fact, when we decided to...

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24
08 2016

Regata Storica is waiting for you

The first Sunday of September is special day for Venetians. The Historical Regatta is more than a tourist attraction; it defines the venetian way of life and it’s probably one of the most important...

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03
08 2016

Breakfast at Corte di Gabriela

It is often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I can not be sure that it really is, I'm not a nutritionist, but it certainly is the meal that makes you happier. There's no...

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14
07 2016

Festa del Redentore in Venice

Once upon a time there was the plague. The plague invaded Venice and gave no truce to the local population. It was 1577 and the Venetian Senate, not knowing how to solve the problem and fight the...

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30
03 2016

The History of Hotel Corte di Gabriela

The history of the building that houses Corte di Gabriela is like Venice; it is complex, layered and fascinating. Three interventions were needed at three different times to make the structure as we...

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