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 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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Treviso with a licensed local guide

TREVISO WITH A LICENSED LOCAL GUIDE

Guided tour to discover Treviso a wonderful watertown near Venice With a local authorized guide you will discover Treviso considered a watertown due to the presence of two springwater rivers Sile and Botteniga, that flows in three canals through the town. Our walking tour will start from the Sile, that […]

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The best inner places of interest  – St. Mark Basilica and the Doge’s Palace

THE BEST INNER PLACES OF INTEREST – ST. MARK BASILICA AND THE DOGE’S PALACE

Guided Tour in Venice – the best inner places of interest The most attractive venetian interiors can be visited both by shortening the waiting time with our skip the line tour. After an introduction visit to the St. Mark’s square we enter the St. Mark’s Basilica, the oldest church still […]

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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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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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Restaurant la Colombina

RESTAURANT LA COLOMBINA

The restaurant La Colombina in Venice is characterized by a kitchen between tradition and innovation. If, during your vacation in Venice, you want to have the opportunity to sample a modern and contemporary kitchen but with an eye on tradition and at a very reasonable price, we recommend the restaurant […]

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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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Altino: the real origins of Venice

ALTINO: THE REAL ORIGINS OF VENICE

Everyone knows the story of Venice, from its highest moment of glory to its tragic fall with Napoleon Bonaparte’s occupation, but what do we know about Venice, before all this? The foundation of Venice dates back to 421, but what happened before that? To know the history of the origins […]

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Venice like a local: an original itinerary

VENICE LIKE A LOCAL: AN ORIGINAL ITINERARY

You can visit Venice following the suggestion of a common guidebook or take some inspiration from this original itinerary and see it like a real local. This itinerary goes beyond the most famous attractions, such as St. Mark’s Square or Rialto Bridge, that of course you will see during you […]

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