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    What it was like to be a woman in Venice at the time of the Republic

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    Long before the foundation of Venice, in 421 C.E, according to the legend, the most important pre-christian god worshipped in the Veneto area, was a woman: Reitia

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    Acqua Bassa, the water ‘issue’ you never thought Venice could have

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    FAKE NEWS ALERT: No, canals in Venice are not dry! Several important media worldwide have…

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    All you need to know about the Venice Tourist Tax

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    https://veneziaautentica.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/tourist-tax-venice.mp3 The Tourist Tax in Venice First of all, there is no reason to be…

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    The secret meanings behind Venice street names

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    There is an incredible number of really surprising facts about Venice: about its world records, its inventions, its traditions, its stories, its famous citizens etc.

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    7 things you couldn’t live without and never knew you owed Venice, Italy

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    There is an incredible number of really surprising facts about Venice: about its world records, its inventions, its traditions, its stories, its famous citizens etc.

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    Travel with your imagination: 50+ movies and books set in Venice

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    One can’t always be in Venice physically, but it’s always possible to travel with your own mind! These movies and books will help you be in Venice even when you can’t be in Venice

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    Good or bad? The truth about the cruise ships in Venice, Italy

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    The relationship between Venice, the Venetians and the Big Ships docking in town is a very sensitive topic, therefore it is of extreme importance to analyse and break down this subject in order to understand it and its consequences.

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    The Amerigo Vespucci is back in Venice

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    The Amerigo Vespucci, built in 1930-1931 at the Cantiere Navale di Castellammare di Stabia (Naples), was the second of two school ships designer by the Navy Engineer General Lieutenant Francesco Rotundi and inspired by the style of late 18th century 74-cannon ships.

    With a vessel’s hull lenght of 82.4m (the total lenght reaches 101m with the front bowsprit) a maximum width of 15.5 m, a draught of around 7m and a full load of 4146 tons, the Amerigo is propelled thanks to a 30km hemp ropes rig over 3 steel masts that supports 26 different canvas sails totalling a surface of 2824 m², or 30.000 ft²: when under sail in strong wind conditions, she can reach speeds of up to 22 km/h, or 12 knots!

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    Venetian fingerfood etiquette: how to enjoy cicheti like a local

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    An introduction to the traditional local finger food in Venice

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    Redentore is the most joyous festival in Venice, Italy, you should know why [VIDEO]

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    The third week-end of July, is the moment in which one of the most beloved local festival comes celebrated: La Festa del Redentore.

    Known today as a unique opportunity to witness an impressive and extensive fireworks over the outstanding baccino di san marco, the festa, a favorite of the venetians of all ages, is the fruit of a long tradition.

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