Venice - Shopping
If you are after high fashion shops they are located at Via XXII Marzo and neighbouring streets. Via XXII Marzo stretches from San Mark Square towards Academia and here you will find brands like Prada, Valentino, Etro, Chanel and Gucci. There are also several banks and currency exchange offices in this area. Browse Venice’s boutiques and take in the atmosphere of the city.
This is the best place to buy the traditional Venetian carnival masks. Stanley Kubrik shopped here for his movie "Eyes Wide Shut".
The Codognato family is known for their macabre skull rings and snake necklaces. Their jewelry has been a Venetian landmark for more than a century and the shop has not been moved since it opened in 1866 by Simeone Codognato.
Drogheria Mascari, a speziale is a traditional spice trader. In the old days they used to jostle along Calle degli Spezieri, but today only Drogheria Mascari remains. This family owned food specialty store offers spices, tea, balsamic vinegar and other delicacies.