Carnival

It's now Carnival time in Venice and even if this year the usual events are not taking place, the good news are that nearly all of the museums in Venice are opening to the public, but each one with different opening time, fees and booking methods. We at Luxrest Venice browsed all of the main museums' sites and we're listing here for you the relevant information, to help you plan your stay in Venice and visit:

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.

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

The Festa delle Marie is one of the core events of the venetian Carnival: it is the revival of the famous kidnapping and rescue of twelve brides which took place in Venice at the time of the Doge Candiano III. It was 943 and the story is one of the most involving of the venetian long history. Stay with us and keep on reading!!