Una volta nella vita tutti dovrebbero provare il carnevale veneziano, nella sua forma più autentica e magica: un ballo in maschera nella splendida cornice di un palazzo veneziano.
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I primi di Febbraio 2017 mi sono iscritta alla selezione per la Festa delle Marie, inizialmente l’ho presa subito come un gioco, visto il numero di ragazze iscritte, non sapevo se ce l’avrei fatta a diventare una delle dodici. Continue reading “THE STORY OF GIULIA, MARIA DEI VENEZIANI 2017”
It is almost impossible to describe what is the Venice Carnival. There would be too much to say about its history, traditions and events. Take this post as it is: a brief introduction.
Carnival is held every year, during Shrove Tuesday (Martedì Grasso) and Ash Wednesday (Mercoledì delle Ceneri), which is forty days before Easter and during the weekend before. Continue reading “VENICE CARNIVAL”
December may not seem the best month to visit Venice.
The weather is very cold, temperatures are around 0 degrees the whole day. The wind and the humidity of the area don’t improve the overall situation.
Notwithstanding, we decided to enjoy a Sunday afternoon in the city, visit some Christmas markets and enjoy a walk towards Rialto and San Marco. Continue reading “A WINTER SUNDAY IN VENICE – TRIPBYPICS”
Rialto Area is the oldest part of Venice, famous for Rialto Bridge and Rialto Markets.
The name Rialto derives from the latin Rivus Altus, which means “deep river” and it is related to the Grand Canal, which flows nearby. Continue reading “RIALTO AREA”
Here, we explain what is Redentore.
Redentore is something you really can’t miss, it’s just natural to say:
“Hey, what are you doing this weekend?”
“Redentore of course!” or “Stay calm, it’s Redentore!” Continue reading “REDENTORE 2017 What an experience!!”
Before setting off on a trip to Venice for the Festa del Redentore, we made ourselves a must-see list. There were so many things that we wanted to look into: museums, restaurants, entertainments, monuments, landscapes, etc.
One thing we learned is that there is no such thing as useless as a list to planning a trip to Venice. In Venice, unlike any other city, it’s important to get lost. Continue reading ““In Venice, unlike any other city, it’s important to get lost.””
This Sunday, our idea was to enjoy a relaxing night in Venice, avoiding crowds and folks.
For this reason, we chose to stay around Sestiere Santa Croce, which is cool and near the train station, the perfect choice to chill out.