Category: Venice

March 22, 2010

A Chance to be a part of Verdi's La Traviata at a Venice Palazzo

Filed under: Venice - 22 Mar 2010

If you love Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, here’s a chance to be a part of the opera at the Palazzo Barbarigo-Minotto in Venice, a splendid 15th century palace facing the Grand Canal.

At the “Musica a Palazzo: La Traviata”, …

January 27, 2010

Venice Carnevale 2010

Filed under: Venice - 27 Jan 2010

Venice Carnevale 2010 kicks off on Saturday, February 6th and goes on right through to February 16th. Under the theme ‘Sensation: 6 Senses for 6 Siesteri’, there are daily events in San Marco, Cannaregio, Castello, San Polo, …

June 13, 2009

Hotel reservation in Venice | Venice Biennale

Filed under: Italy,Venice - 13 Jun 2009

Venice Biennale is here again and anyone who’s been to Venice will know that hotels in Venice are quite expensive, especially if we want one that is close to San Marco.  So, whether you’re looking for a 5 …

May 6, 2009

Venice travel – online booking

Filed under: Venice - 06 May 2009

The City of Venice has recently introduced Venice Connected, an on-line facility where you can buy your airport transfer, transport, museum, car parking and even toilet services tickets on-line.  The Venice Connected ticket prices are based …

February 9, 2009

Venice Carnevale 2009

Filed under: Italy,Venice - 09 Feb 2009

Venice swings into Carnevale mode from this weekend.  In predominantly Roman Catholic countries, such as Italy, Portugal and Brazil, carnevale marks the final celebration before the commencement of fasting and the austerity of Lent.

The …

May 11, 2008

Pigeons in St. Mark's Square, Venice – Ruffled Feathers

Filed under: Italy,Venice - 11 May 2008

On your next visit to St. Mark’s Square, if you see a sign that reads something like “È vietato per alimentare i pigeons”, or if you get tapped on the …

February 2, 2008

Carnival Masks – Venice

Filed under: Shopping in Venice,Venice - 02 Feb 2008

Venetian Carnival masks were originally made of papier-mâché, but these days you can find leather ones as well. The original masks were much simpler in design and decoration and they …

January 27, 2008

Shopping in the San Polo area – Venice, Italy

Filed under: Shopping in Venice,Venice - 27 Jan 2008

The Rialto Bridge and the nearby markets are a great place to stroll around and also to shop for gifts and souvenirs.  In the past, this

January 23, 2008

Carnival of Venice 2008, Venezia

Filed under: Venice - 23 Jan 2008

Carnival of Venice 2008 kicks off this Friday.  This 10-day annual event organized by the Commune di Venezia brings fun,

January 22, 2008

Venice – Locals hit back on the Grand Canal

Filed under: Venice - 22 Jan 2008

For years now, we’ve heard the City of Venice complain about the hordes of tourists that invade and crowd out their beautiful city.  The …