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.
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”
An iconic traditional product of Venice is the Murano glass (Vetro di Murano).
This story starts in 1291, when the Republic of Venice ordered to all glasswares to move from Venice to the little island of Murano, in order to prevent fires in the main city; that time buildings were made out of woods. Continue reading “MURANO GLASS”
Visiting Venice in one day is a challenge rather impossible to accomplish.
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Regatta has been the favorite subject for many painters when they wanted to depict a festive Venice. Since the birth of Venice, Venetians started to organize boat races, which were later transformed into organized regattas.
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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.””
If you arrive in Venice by train, the first place you will see is the Sestiere of Cannaregio (if you don’t remember what a Sestiere is or how Venice is divided read here).
If you don’t have enough time to visit the city, or if you want to see something different than Saint Mark Square, in Cannaregio you can find a lot of nice places.
Ten of them are:
1) Jewish Ghetto : it was the residence of the Jews since the law of 1516. It is surrounded by water and it has only two accesses. Today, you can still find Jewish population and it is a particular area of Venice for the height of houses and for the presence of synagogues.
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Bacaro is the traditional venetian pub.
It is easy to recognize them thanks to the long counter directly on the streets. They are known for the “Ombra”, the glass of house wine, spritz, traditional food “cicchetti” (bread and prosciutto, cheese, eggs, different kind of fish etc.).
It is very common to see group of friends making a “bacaro tour”, meaning chosing different bacaro around the city, eating and drinking something different in every bacaro they visit.
Our advise is to discover and try new places as you walk through the city, which i salso the best way to discover all the bacaro around.
Here, we provide you with a list of bacaro that we tried and are worthy a visit. We will try to keep this list updated as much as possible!
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Five hidden places to enjoy a different but original Venice. A good spots to enjoy a nice vie (for free!!) and the most beautiful bookstore in the world are just the beginning!
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Venice is known as an expensive city. With this post, we are happy to provide you with a short list of good and cheap places in Venice to eat well and drink even better, avoiding touristic traps!
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