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Venice Biennale: an explosion of contemporary art

Venice Biennale: an explosion of contemporary art

Venice has always been an important city at global level, especially thanks to its history as a hub of international trade between East and West. For the past 120 years, this beautiful lagoon town has placed itself at the center of the international arts world by...
Private Tours in the land of Prosecco

Private Tours in the land of Prosecco

It might be a difficult name to pronounce, but it is one to be remembered for its famous product of the highest quality, as well as its idyllic landscape and charming hamlets. Conegliano Valdobbiadene is a small hilly area between Venice and the Dolomites in Veneto,...

A different side of Venice: painting, music and gondola makers

Imagine yourself wandering in Venice with your family or friends: the elegant buildings reflect in the water, posters around the lagoon city promote cultural events and theater shows, the gondola boats peacefully float by the canals. You have a unique opportunity to...

Veneto is more than Venice: a thousand hidden gems

Off to the eastern side of northern Italy, Veneto is not all about Venice and Verona. The town of Vicenza is generally considered the cultural capital of this region, and this is largely because of its extremely rich architectural heritage endowed by 16th-century...

How to… make a mask, Venetian style!

Masks are the symbol of the beautiful city of Venice, and their handcraftsmanship is deeply rooted in local history. Even wearing them is part of the tradition, especially when the time for the world-famous Carnival arrives! But in the past, masks were used on many...

Veneto, Italy: It’s more than Venice!

Many people traveling to Italy often make the mistake of forgetting to venture out of the more famous cities of Rome, Florence, Milan and Venice.  While all four of these cities are marvelous to visit, they’re located in regions – respectively Lazio, Tuscany, Lombardy...