Veneto

Burano
Saturday, September 20TH, 2014 by
  Colored walls in Burano Ph. wikimedia   Burano is a small island in the Venetian lagoon, in Italy. In fact, Burano is a series of several different islands all linked with bridges. It is located just 7 Km from Venice and can be reached by boat or ferry...
Some reasons why Venice is unique in the world
Saturday, September 20TH, 2014 by Anna De Filippo
The charm and mystery of Venice have always attracted the attention of many visitors. Enchanted by its beauty, most of them hope to visit again, but the idea of having to travel so far inspired some to recreate, or at least try to,  their own Venice: think of The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, for...
The Lagoon of Venice
Thursday, September 18TH, 2014 by
  Venice is, today,  one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. It is a city for lovers who long to ride together in gondolas, and is the place where art and architecture aficionados come to see buildings designed by great artists like Giorgione, Tintoretto...
Venice ( Venezia ) Italy
Thursday, September 18TH, 2014 by
St. Mark's Square in Venice Ph. depositphoto.com/AndreasZerndl   Probably the most romantic city in the world, definitely unique, perhaps second only to Rome in beauty, Venice brings people back to a way of living that is forgotten in our major cities. The fact that cars are non-...
Palio dei Mussi in Terrossa
Monday, July 28TH, 2014 by
In Terrossa, a small village in the province of Verona, since immemorial time every 4th week-end of July takes place a festival to celebrate and pay homage to what was once the main assistant to the farmer, the donkey.         When the donkey was replaced by tractors at the beginning of the 70s,...
Verona
Sunday, March 09TH, 2014 by
Verona is the head town of the omonymous province in the region of Veneto, in the northeastern part of Italy. With its 258.917 inhabitants, it is the twelfth Italian city by population.   A beautiful collage of Verona's pictures (DanieleDF1995 at www.wikimedia.org)   The...
Museums in Venice
Sunday, January 20TH, 2013 by Anna De Filippo
Venice beyond romanticism: its greatest museums Venice is conventionally known for being the town of love and romanticism, the ideal destination for couples in love. However, Venice should be mostly remembered for the beauty and wealth of its artistic patrimony. Beside the presence of some of the...
The human chess game in Marostica
Friday, September 28TH, 2012 by Anna De Filippo
The human chess game in Marostica Festivals and local events are the mirror of specific folklore; they always reflect the tradition and culture of a place. In Italy there are hundreds, if not thousands, of towns that want to express their local features through events. However, Marostica, in...
Many Italian regions are known for one famous city, although they have many others that are worth visiting. Veneto is definitely one of those regions, most famous for Venice, but the area is extremely rich in opportunities for a holiday full of fun, relaxation and culture that extend beyond the...
Castelvecchio, Verona
Wednesday, January 27TH, 2010 by
    Castelvecchio   If you make it to the medieval city of Verona in northern Italy be sure to make a stop at the Castelvecchio ("old castle"), a fortress built by Cangrande II ("big dog") of the Della Scala family in 1354–1356. While the castle itself has very little ornamental decoration it...

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