News and curiosities

NEWS AND CURIOSITIES

News and Curiosties: face to face with the most unique Venice

Venice is a decidedly unusual city. Indeed, it is the only one in the world with picturesque Renaissance and eighteenth century palaces reflected in an intricate network of romantic and evocative canals.
The genius that generated such wonder on the water can also be found in the originality of the local cuisine, which is rich in oriental influences and typical dishes that embody the fervent creativity of the local workers. Its age old history offers up extraordinary gems of every type of magic and curiosity.
To visit Venice in an original way, we also propose a series of interesting guided tours through both the classic routes and outside of the tourist areas, accompanied by DOC Venetian guides and escorts who will lead you on journeys of discovery through (calletta) alleyways and (campiello) squares off the beaten track.

 

Venetian Cuisine: Sarde in saor

VENETIAN CUISINE: SARDE IN SAOR

“Sarde in saor” (sweet and sour sardines), a named enshrined in the local dialect, are a feature of Venetian cuisine that simply has to be tried “Saor” began as a means of preservation: onions browned in vinegar were used in previous centuries to preserve fish from the inevitable deterioration after […]

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The highlights  – St. Mark to Rialto with a venetian licensed guide

THE HIGHLIGHTS – ST. MARK TO RIALTO WITH A VENETIAN LICENSED GUIDE

Guided Tour – The highlights : St. Mark to Rialto with a venetian licensed guide The highlight of Venice on an attractive walking tour. St. Mark’s square, bridge of Sighs and the former Prisons, the old waterfront, the St. Mark’s Basilica interior with a skip the line access, and the […]

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The Wars of the Fists

THE WARS OF THE FISTS

Since 1300 on some bridges in Venice used to took place the notorious Wars of the Fists . Venice is the city of bridges. Can be counted more than 400 bridges connecting the 118 little isles composing one of the most unique cities in the world. Some of those bridges […]

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The legend of the Devil’s bridge on Torcello Island

THE LEGEND OF THE DEVIL’S BRIDGE ON TORCELLO ISLAND

On Torcello island there is a bridge called The Devil’s Bridge. This particular name has no certain origines, some people say that it comes from the nickname of a family who used to live there, but other people think that is connected to an ancient story, a legend, where the […]

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The Bussolai

THE BUSSOLAI

The typical cookies of the Venetian tradition, can be bought in Burano Island or can be cooked at home. The Bussolai, historical cookies of the Venetian tradition, can be found quite easily all around Venice, but if you have the desire to make them at home they are extremely easy […]

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Murano and the secrets of glassblowing

MURANO AND THE SECRETS OF GLASSBLOWING

Guided Tour in Venice Murano and secret of glassblowing Our Local licensed expert will take you to the island of Murano, with a private water taxi where you will enjoy an incredible view of part of the venetian lagoon, away from the hussle and bustle of the busy island of […]

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Street food in Venice – Things that must be sampled at least once in a lifetime

STREET FOOD IN VENICE – THINGS THAT MUST BE SAMPLED AT LEAST ONCE IN A LIFETIME

Street Food in Venice: where to eat the best meatball,the best fried food in a paper cone, the best sandwich and the best fritter. Today we’ll start a new section that will be enriched by your suggestions. The attention is focused on all those dishes, cicchietti, sweets, and food in […]

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A human rose for Venice – an unforgettable April 25th

A HUMAN ROSE FOR VENICE – AN UNFORGETTABLE APRIL 25TH

A majestic human rose was created in Piazza San Marco on April25th , a memorable image that will go down in history. April 25th is a special day for Venice. In addition to Liberation Day, it’s both the Feast Day of Saint Mark, patron of the city, and the Festa del Bòcolo (Feast of the Rosebud). But […]

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Hills town tour in the Venice countryside

HILLS TOWN TOUR IN THE VENICE COUNTRYSIDE

Guided Tour in the Venice Countryside – Hills Town Asolo, Bassano, Marostica All the world knows Venice as a really unique city, but beside Venice, we do have marvelluos cities and towns with incredible cineries. This tour will show you the real italy and the real flavours of the Italian […]

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3 reasons why you should love the St. Erasmus Violet Artichoke

3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE THE ST. ERASMUS VIOLET ARTICHOKE

Personally, I love artichokes, all kind of them, but being Venetian, I particularly love the Sant’Erasmo Violet Artichoke. St. Erasmus is the biggest island in the Venetian Lagoon, it is also called the vegetable garden of Venice, for being the garden of Venice, in fact, the population density here is […]

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