VENICE CARNIVAL

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.masks carnival venice

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”

RIALTO BRIDGE

ponte di rialtoRialto Bridge was built in the XVI century and it’s the oldest of the four bridges crossing Grand Canal: Ponte dell’Accademia (literally Academy Bridge), Ponte degli Scalzi, Ponte della Costituzione (literally Constitution Bridge) and, of course, Rialto Bridge. Continue reading “RIALTO BRIDGE”

RIALTO MARKET

Rialto MarketOn my way to the Venice Tribunal, which is located near the Rialto Brige, I always pass by the Rialto fishing market.

Honestly, I love to cross this place for its traditional atmosphere. Sellers shouts, buyers and tourists are everywhere around the banquets while birds try to catch fishes from the stalls. Continue reading “RIALTO MARKET”

# RESPECT ENJOY VENICE

 

Venice is visited every year by millions of tourists. More than six millions people visit Venice every year staying overnight, without counting the many coming from outside everyday. enjoy respect venezia

Can you imagine the impact of this mass of tourists on the historic part of Venice, which is inhabited by only 60 thousands people? It may really tackle its fragile balance. Continue reading “# RESPECT ENJOY VENICE”