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 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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The SENT sisters’ Showroom in Murano Venice

THE SENT SISTERS’ SHOWROOM IN MURANO VENICE

Murano is a Venetian island full of surprises… if you know where to look! Murano is an extraordinary island to visit, beyond the façade of dubious cheap goods and the insistent “intromettitori” (zealous hulks that will try to reel you in when you disembark from the ferry to Murano and […]

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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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24 hours in Venice in three minutes

24 HOURS IN VENICE IN THREE MINUTES

Try to imagine a Venice that is frenetic and bristling with movement, alive and pulsating, with the passing hours marked so perfectly that it seems like an imaginary place. This excellent video, created by Joerg Niggli and selected for Artfutura 2012, allows us to enjoy 24 hours in Venice in three minutes. The flowing of life on […]

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Bacari & Cicheti – Quick Snack in Venice

BACARI & CICHETI – QUICK SNACK IN VENICE

For a quick snack in Venice, people visit the bacari to taste the cicheti For those who come to Venice, whether it be just passing through or staying for a few days, it is an absolute must to do the rounds of the Bacari, the typical Venetian taverns where you can savour snacks and […]

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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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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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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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Venetian Cuisine: Bigoli in salsa

VENETIAN CUISINE: BIGOLI IN SALSA

Bigoli in salsa: a traditional venetian dish to try Traditional cuisine often combines sacred and profane. Perfect example are the “bigoli in salsa”( very thick and coarse spaghetti), an authentic dish of the Venetian cuisine. According to tradition, in the past they were consumed during the lean days as a […]

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