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.

 

Lio Piccolo: the paradise of pink flamingos

LIO PICCOLO: THE PARADISE OF PINK FLAMINGOS

If you are looking for a quiet place, where nature is still the main owner of its own space and where you can still feel the atmosphere of Venice, you have to go and visit Lio Piccolo, a place close to Cavallino-Treporti. During a spring afternoon I went to Lio […]

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How Venice work?

HOW VENICE WORK?

Venice is not just a unique and magnificent stage set. It is also a city with a resident population, which has productive activities, transportation and services. Many people are enchanted by the uniqueness of Venice, with grand palaces that are reflected on the water. But you know how they can be built […]

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Venice with a local

VENICE WITH A LOCAL

Discover Venice in Italy with a local This tour will help you to understand a little bit better, everyday life in this incredible city surrounded by the water, to discover how we live, our traditions, our culture and our history. The itinerary will take you off the beaten path away […]

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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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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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Tour of the DOLOMITES with car or Minivan

TOUR OF THE DOLOMITES WITH CAR OR MINIVAN

Guided Tour of nicest mountain in the northern of Italy: the Dolomites The dolomites are the nicest mountain that we do have in the northern part of Italy, we will be driving through some of the most amazing roads and the view will be breathtaking, nowadays the entire dolomite park […]

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Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice

LIBRERIA ACQUA ALTA IN VENICE

A stop at Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice is a must for book lovers One of the most original libraries in the world is located in Venice. Libreria Acqua Alta, in Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa, is definitely the only place on earth where you will find a huge selection […]

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Murano glassblowing and the colorful fishermen island of Burano

MURANO GLASSBLOWING AND THE COLORFUL FISHERMEN ISLAND OF BURANO

Guided Tour of Murano Island and Burano You will go with our Local licensed expert on a nice and unforgettable excursion over the lagoon of Venice. We’ll start from the island of Murano, universally known as the medieval industrial district of the handmade glass. We have the chance of visiting […]

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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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