What People say about Venice

In Venice light and water combine to create a restless magic. All borderlines are eradicated some where between dream and reality, present and past, the ethereal nature of this town has fascinated many famous people. Here it is what some people have said about Venice.

“The women of Venice are beautiful but, more to the point, they are flirtatious.”

Ange Goudar

“As sailors and merchants, town-builders and politicians, the Venetians were the forerunners and the youth of today’s civilization.”

Le Corbusier

“I have never witnessed such an ecstasy of joy as that shown by the audience when they saw themselves and their families so realistically portrayed on the stage. They shouted with laughter from beginning to end.”


“Nothing is simpler than to lose oneself in Venice; and nothing is more fun than to be in this labirinth without a Minotaur, as a Theseus without an Ariadne’s thread.”

Jean-Louis Vaudoyer

“When I went to Venice, I discovered that my dream had become-incredibly but quite simply- my address.”

Marcel Proust

“And at night they sang in the gondolas, and in the barche with lanterns; the prows rose silver on silver,taking light in the darkness.”

Ezra Pound

“Venice is not only a city of fantasy and freedom. It is also a city of joy and pleasure.”

Peggy Guggenheim