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Water is a fundamental element of Venice. While in any other city you might take a bus or the subway to get where you’re going, in Venice it’s the boat that reigns supreme. No doubt the most ...
Any town with a couple of canals can claim to be the Venice of the North, the Venice of the East or the Venice of Minnesota. But there will only ever be one Venice. The incomparable architecture ...
In stark contrast to Carnival festivities in Rio, New Orleans and elsewhere, the Carnival of Venice, like the city that hosts it, is straight out of a historical drama. Resurrected by the Italian ...
Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
There are several boat races in the Venetian lagoon from May through
September, and the last one of the season is the Burano Regatta – the
Regata di Burano in Italian. It is, as the name suggests, ...
Life and theater, all in a mask. This is the theme of the 2012 Venice Carnival and what better stage setting could you find for acting out your daily life than Venice. Carnival marks the beginning ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
The mainland region surrounding Venice is called the Veneto. This is where the nobility of Venice would escape to when the canals became too stinky to bear in the hottest months. Most of us think ...
The island of Murano in the Venetian lagoon has been the setting of the glass blowing art work since 1291 when the Republic of the Doges decided to protect the secrets of the art and preserve Venice ...
Written by Jessica, USA, October 2012
If Venice ‘s dark
alleys seem like the perfect setting for a ghost story, take heart –
this is a city with plenty of tales to tell. Whether or not the spirits
walking the city streets are real, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
In the lagoon of Venice are a number of significant islands, one of which is Murano , home to the glass making industry for which the city is famous. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012
As you head up the Grand Canal
on a vaporetto, you might catch sight of a modern villa crouching
between all the historic palazzo. This was the home of Peggy Guggenheim,
a wealthy American art ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, December 2011
My interest in in Venice, a beautiful opera house and a famous theater in Europe, began with a book: The City of Falling Angels by John Berendt. In his particular ‘creative non-fiction’ style he ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
Venice‘s most famous square, Piazza San Marco, is home to more than just the beautiful St. Mark’s Basilica and bell tower. Another attraction on the square is the clock tower, Venice’s Torre ...
I always say never try to find an address in Venice : the street numbering system is a mystery only understood by fifth-generation Venetians, and the street layout is equally baffling. However, if ...
Written by Venice Expert: Elisabetta, February 2012
This year, the 14th February, the time we celebrate San Valentino, the patron saint of lovers, falls very close to the most important time of the Carnival, the weekend following the last day of ...
Written by Venice Expert Luisella, Italy, April 2011
In the last four years Venice has been the venue of an international literature festival and so will be this year: in four intense days, started on the 13th of April, there were opportunities for ...
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