VENETIAN BOOKSHOPS: VISITING, READING AND LOVING THEM!

Can’t leave your house without a book in your pocket?

Wherever you go, you don’t resist entering a library or a bookshop?

Are you a curious bookworm?

Well, if your answer is yes and you’re planning to visit Venice, this article can help you. We hope that also those people who don’t usually read could be interested, because we are going to describe the best (and strangest) Venetian places, where you can buy or be surrounded by books!

Acqua Alta Bookstore

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VENICE AFTER THE STORM

The week is almost over, and for Venice has been one of the longest and most difficult ever.

Probably, all of you already heard the news, which have been spreading worldwide in these days: Venice has been seriously hit by one of the highest tide in the last 50 years, generating huge problems and difficulties to Venetians, retailers, tourists, students and every one who is now living the catastrophe.

venice flooding, high water
Foto Claudio Furlan/LaPresse15 Novembre, 2019 Venezia, ItaliaCronacaVenezia, attesa un’altra marea da codice rossoNella foto: acqua alta da record Photo Claudio Furlan/LaPresseNovember 15, 2019 Venice, ItalyNewsVenice flooding 2019In the pic: weather red alert
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VENETIAN LIBRARIES

Welcome to our new section dedicated to students, people who decided to move to Venice or tourists who might be interested in tasting what is like to study in the floating city!

We hope it could help someone out and, of course, give you advise and useful tips to survive, especially if you’re thinking to become a “Ca’ Foscarino” (we talked about Ca’ Foscari university previously).

So, what’s the best requirement for a student to have, except for well organized skills and a good motivation? No, not a great wallet for all the spritz that you could buy between a lesson and another (even if it’s still a nice feature), rather a quiet and calm space to study: that’s why, in this article, we are going to explore some Venetian Ca’ Foscari libraries.

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STUDYING IN VENICE : CA’ FOSCARI UNIVERSITY

You may not know that Venice is not only the city of water or enchanting landscapes, but also one of the most recognised places for its supreme education: we are talking about Ca’ Foscari University, a guarantee since 1868 and, by now, perfectly incorporated with the citizen reality.

Ca’ Foscari Univesity was founded 150 years ago by three Italian politicians: Luigi Luzzati, Francesco Ferrara and Edoardo Deodati.

ca foscari

The first, and nowadays, more prestigious faculties were economy and languages: as a matter of fact, the university’s purpose was to form merchants and business owners, but after years and years of changes and renovations, many faculties and different subjects had been introduced.

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