VENICE EXPLAINED

    Cicheti etiquette: the best way to get closer to the Venetian in you

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    An introduction to the traditional local finger food in Venice

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    Everything you ever wanted to know about the authentic Venetian food

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    There is an urban legend which tells that food in Venice is not good. Well, we’re sorry to say that not all legends are based on truth.

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    ‘Aqua Granda’, The Most Devastating and Highest Acqua Alta of all time

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    The XIXth century has seen the frequency and hight of the aqua alta increase significantly, to reach a record the 4th of November, 1966 : +194 cm. A date which remains, with no doubt, carved in the collective memory.

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    Redentore is the most joyous festival in Venice, Italy, you should know why.

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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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    Side view of the Canal Grande of Murano, with people on both fondamente of the side canal. On the background a bridge, the belltower of the Church of Santa Maria and San Donato. Blue sky with clouds

    The huge part of Murano’s History that everybody forgets to mention

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    History and importance of the island ofMurano during the Republic of Venice and up until the modern times!

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    The unsuspected story of a Secret Garden in Venice

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    The garden of Ca’ Morosini is now taken care of by Dominican nuns, but in the past this marvellous place in the heart of Venice had disappeared for almost 200 years!

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    These amazing laws show how libertine life was during Venice Carnival

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    Venice at the time of the never ending Carnival when ample freedom and liberty were granted to the venetians and visitors alike … maybe too much freedom..

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    Why Venice started its Carnival? A clue: the goal was not to party

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    Understanding the origins of the Carnival of Venice isn’t an easy task. No scholar succeeded in firmly establishing the history of the iconic festival…

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    Burano’s lace is a most precious craft. And we owe it to a mermaid.

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    Today endangered, the local lace was once one of the finest possessions in Europe.

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    This story about St Mark’s day in Venice will make your heart melt

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    On the 25th of April, Italy celebrates the end of fascism and Venice remembers Saint Mark, but not only. Venetians celebrate endless love, gifting roses to the women in their lives.

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