As all you know, bathing and swimming in the canals of Venice is severely forbidden. Not only because it’s extremely dangerous for boat traffic, but also because the waters of Venice are basically the drainages of the houses, so it’s really not recommended to have a bath, unless you want to get every possible illness. However, worry not! Venice can offer a really good option, if you want to go the beach, and since it’s not that known by tourists, this area is generally really quiet and relaxing: we are talking about Bacàn beach, located in the island of Saint Erasmo. Continue reading “BACÀN BEACH: A SEASIDE VENICE”
The ultimate fast guide to Venice finally here!! Everything you need to know if you are planning to visit Venice…and much more!!
1. Venice in 5 words?
Love, magic, charm, adventure and discovery.
Sometime water covers the city of Venice, creating the famous phenomenon called “Acqua Alta” or “high water”.
During Acqua Alta episodes, water floods the city covering streets and making it difficult to walk around. Continue reading “ACQUA ALTA OR HIGH WATER”
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”
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.
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!
Even if Venice is accessible by car, train and boat, the main touristic airports are Venice Marco Polo Airport and Treviso Canova Airport. Here, we provide few useful information to reach Venice from these airports.
Nestled in Dorsoduro, Ca’ Dario is a XVth century palace surrounded in mystery.
According to legend the house is cursed: whoever lives here is destined for bankruptcy or committed suicide.
“An old courtesan bent under the weight of her jewelry” D’Annunzio.