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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...

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...

Top locations for beach and boat weddings in Italy

How cool and refreshing would it be to organize an Italian ‘water wedding’? After all, water is the elixir of life, and tying the knot by the beach or on a lake is simply one of the most romantic and panoramic experiences that a couple can live! Here is a selection of...

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...