written by Behind Venice, pics by Behind Venice
There is a magical place, almost the Venice Wonderland, located between the Rialto Bridge and Santa Lucia Railway Station in Venice: Atelier Nicolao, which is located in Fondamenta della Misericordia, near Madonna dell’Orto church. Continue reading “ATELIER NICOLAO – THE FORGE OF CARNIVAL, THEATRE AND CINEMA COSTUMES”
Everybody in Italy knows that the 11th of November is the day in which Catholic Church commemorates Saint Martin. It’s not clear why this figure is so popular in our country but, as a matter of fact, it’s undeniable that here in Venice is just another occasion to celebrate!
First of all, who was Saint Martin or, as we know him in Italy, San Martino? Continue reading “VENETIAN TRADITIONS: SAN MARTINO DAY”