Once in a lifetime, everyone should try the Venetian carnival, in its most authentic and magical form: a masked ball in the splendid setting of a Venetian palace.
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.
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”
An old, but spectacular Venetian tradition: Festa del Redentore is a big event taking place every year on the third Sunday of July.
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”
Will you be in Venice next Saturday 17 June? You are a lucky man (or woman)!
You will have the opportunity to visit a lot of museums in Venice completely for free.
We are talking about the Venice Art Night.
When: 13-17 of April
Tips: Easter is a very good period to enjoy traditional food, be sure to book a restaurant well in advance though!
Easter is chosen by many tourists as the perfect period to visit Venice.
It is possible to enjoy the festive atmosphere connected with the Christian and Hebraic Easter celebrations.
Venice is home of the Patriarch of Venice, an ancient religious institution dating back to October 1451. Continue reading “EASTER 2017 IN VENICE”