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The frittelle, venice carnival traditional food

Venice Carnival traditional food

During the Venice carnival, the traditional food as far as sweets are concerned are the frittelle, called in venetian also fritole or frìtoa. The frittelle have a story which began before the XIV century: get to know it and let your carnival in Venice will be even more sweet!

Venetian carnival masks: what are the most traditional ones?

Venetian carneval masks
When we talk about venetian carnival masks we always think of Arlecchino or Pantalone… However, the first masks used by the venetian where different and definitively more original.

Why the railway station of Venice is called Santa Lucia?

Santa Lucia Venice

When you arrive to the railway station of Santa Lucia in Venice you are usually in a rush or you are too happy to ask yourself any question. However, the story of the name given to the railway station, Santa Lucia, is deeply related to Venice and to the story of the 'famous'  Santa Lucia

The venetian water wells: the art of engineering treasures

The wells of Venice

The venetian water wells: have you noticed how many there are in Venice? But how do you think they work since the underground of Venice has no water at all? And have you notice that they are all located in the middle of large areas such as the ones of campi or campielli?

Madonna della Salute festival, Venice 2016

Salute festival venice 2016

The Madonna della Salute festival, Venice 21st November 2016: this is a date not to be missed by anyone who really loves Venice and its most deeply felt recurring events. The feast of the Madonna della Salute is not about colours, music, enchanting atmospheres but it is something that truly belongs to the place and it has been going on, year by year, for more than four-hundred years…

Venetian gondola: the meaning of its iron prow

venetian gondola

When you look at a ventian gondola, it is impossible not to notice the metal blade which is on the prow of the boat. Have you ever asked yourself why it is there? Is it functional or just a decoration? Does it have a symbolic meaning? If you are curious, thus follow us in our little trip into the mysterious and magical world of the fero da prora

Best traditional venetian recipes: the zaletti cookies

traditional venetian recipes

Among the several traditional venetian recipes, many are devoted to the art of cookies. Have you ever heard, for instance, about the Baicoli, the Esse or the Bussolà from Burano? We are sure that if you love Venice and biscuits, your answer will be surely yes. But do you know the famous Zaletti? Would you like to know the recipe?

The canals of Venice: nobody knows that…

Canals of Venice

The canals of Venice are famous all over the world. But what is exactly a canal? What are the most important ones? Why is a canal different from a ‘rio’? How can venetian move through these streets of water without crushing into each others? The world of this original Venice water-streets is very peculiar and it is worth spending a few minutes to get to know it better: keep on reading!

Venetian food and one of its best ingredients: the fagiolini Meraviglia di Venezia

Ventian food

The Venetian food is full of delicious recipes. However, it is important to underline that their special taste is due not only to the skilfulness of the cook but also to the amazing row materials that can be found only in the venetian area. Today we present you the Fagiolini Meraviglia di Venezia, the flat green beans which are a golden mark of the venetian cusine and something really worth knowing!

Venice international film festival: a guide to enjoy it!

Venice international film festival

The Venice International Film Festival is one of the most popular venetian event. But have you ever thought to come to Venice during the festival del cinema and to take active part in it, enjoying the new films and the stars walking on the red carpet? Do you think it is impossible or difficult? Thus, give a look to this article and discover how Venice and the cinema can be both enjoyed…

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