Teatro La Fenice – The Rise and Rise of the Phoenix

Teatro La Fenice - Venice's World Famous Opera House: First constructed in the late 18th century, the Teatro La Fenice ("The Phoenix") was so named because for the opera company responsible for its construction there was a sense of having "risen from the ashes" . Fire had destroyed the original … [Read more...]

Experience the Passion of Opera in a Venice Palazzo

Venice Palazzi were once the Palatial Homes of aristocrats, city officials and the Rich : Along Venice's Grand Canal are many grand buildings and palazzi which represent some of the finest architecture of Venice.   Many of these buildings were once the palatial homes of aristocrats, city officials … [Read more...]