The Grand Canal

Posted By On 03 Feb 2014

A wonderful way to admire the Grand Canal is on board a vaporetto (public transport in Venice). The channel will be abuzz with commercial boats laden with goods, but still is the main “street” of Venice, and just a little imagination is needed to understand its historical importance. The trip of about 3 kilometres from […]

Visit the sights of St. Mark’s square

Posted By On 03 Feb 2014

Stand in the middle of the splendid piazza San Marco is an experience in itself: Napoleon called it the ‘ living room of Europe”, perhaps presaging that today much of the European population is crammed into this great square! The St. Mark’ Dom, thick as the living testimony of Venice attachments with Byzantium; the Ducal […]

Gondola Tour

Posted By On 03 Feb 2014

No trip to Venice would be complete without a tour of the picturesque streets of the city in a gondola. The institution for the preservation and protection of the Gondola (Gondola Board; 041 528 5075, www.gondolavenezia.it) can advise you on the route most suited to you. Prices below are for the rental of the gondola, […]

The Carnival

Posted By On 03 Feb 2014

Put on a mask and join the Carnival! Venice Carnival, the world’s largest and the most famous masked ball has existed since the middle ages, but has blossomed in the 18th century. Today, visitors come en masse in piazza San Marco, where professional tile layers in ornate costumes (and excessive) occupy the top positions and […]

Rialto Bridge

Posted By On 03 Feb 2014

Several centuries ago, if you wanted to cross the Grand Canal, the only way was a wooden bridge that stood here. Now there are other 3 possibilities. The Rialto Bridge is by Antonio da Ponte, which was finished in the early 1590. Many travelers enjoy the pleasure of a picture of the Grand Canal from […]

Peggy Guggenheim Museum

Posted By On 03 Feb 2014

The Temple of contemporary art The Peggy Guggenheim collection is the most important collection in Italy dedicated to European and American art of the first half of 1900. In addition to the personal Guggenheim Collection, inside the Museum you can see the Gianni Mattioli collection, temporary exhibitions and the stunning Nasher Sculpture Garden. The Museum […]

bridge of sighs

Posted By On 03 Feb 2014

The beautiful bridge of sighs you can see outside from the Ponte della Paglia, in Riva degli Schiavoni, or even you can cross itduring the visit of the Doge’s Palace secret itineraries! The bridge is a covered walkway inside which pass two narrow corridors, one for entry and one for exit, and which are used […]

Doge’s Palace

Posted By On 03 Feb 2014

The Doge’s Palace, the only building in Venice where, at one time, it was up to this name, it is certainly the most famous building in the city, the most representative symbol of civilization and its history, political and cultural. Together with St Mark’s basilica in the background and the foreground square, helps to draw […]

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