“In Venice, unlike any other city, it’s important to get lost.”

Venice trip

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.fireworks redentore

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.””

Festa del Redentore

An old, but spectacular Venetian tradition: Festa del Redentore is a big event taking place every year on the third Sunday of July.fireworks festa del redentore

It reminds the Venetian Senate decision to build the Chiesa del Redentore (Redeemer’s Church) as an ex-vote for the liberation of the city from the black death of 1575-1577, a plague that caused the death of more than a third of the city’s population in just two years. Continue reading “Festa del Redentore”