Venice: Water boulevard
"To arrive in Venice by land, at the station, was like entering a palace by a back door: [...] only by ship, over the high sea, should one come to this most extraordinary of cities.”
Thomas Mann, Death in Venice, 1912
A literary city guide
Citimarks invites travelers to embark on a journey to explore the soul of a city. Through the lens of travel notes and city stories crafted by renowned writers, Citimarks engages in a dialogue with the past to unveil timeless trademarks: landscapes, customs and lifestyles that have endured through the centuries, shaping the distinctive identity of each city. Contemporary creative minds –such as, writers, musicians, filmmakers, and chefs- draw their unique city portraits and divulge their favorite 24-hour itineraries, extending beyond the confines of traditional tourist maps.
“Venice! Is there a city more revered, more celebrated, more serenaded by poets, more coveted by lovers, more frequented and more renowned?"
"Naples is enthralling because every piece, fragment, or specimen mirrors the present, the past, and the future. It's not accurate to speak of a singular Naples, but rather of many cities intertwined into one."