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Crossing the Venetian Lagoon

It’s early morning on the Fondamenta Nòve, Venice’s northern waterfront, and the large motonave is warming up its engine while waiting for the last tourist to get on. We are heading north, toward the dream island of Burano. We manage … Continue reading

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A Spring of Contemporary Art in Venice

A visit to Venice does not just mean Gothic palazzos and Renaissance paintings: the city offers one of the most vibrant contemporary art scenes in Italy. In anticipation of the opening of the Architecture Biennale on the 28th of May, … Continue reading

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Jewish Women in Renaissance Venice

On March 29th, 2016 the Jewish Ghetto of Venice commemorates the 500th anniversary of its foundation. In the small area of the city where the Jews were forced to live starting in 1516, we can still see the synagogues and the … Continue reading

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The Rialto Bridge as you have never seen it

An icon of Venice, the Rialto Bridge is currently undergoing a complete restoration. Let’s discover more about its long history and the present conservation project. In the beginning there was Rivoalto. Meaning either “deep river” or “high ground”, in the 9th … Continue reading

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The Queen of the Venetian Carnevale

Every year, during the two weeks preceding Lent, the Carnevale brings color, music and obviously a bit of joyful madness in the city. The tastiest among all excesses appears along the alleyways well before the official opening of the celebrations: starting January, … Continue reading

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Venice through Our Eyes

Millions of tourists visit Venice every year, but not many of them really grasp its unique charm. If you think you deserve something more than the crowds, if you want to satisfy your curiosity, then we are here to guide you … Continue reading