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11 02,2020

Maria Boscola: a flag for Venice

2020-02-13T15:27:14+01:00

The most famous Venetian “regatante”(woman who rowing) is Maria Boscola da Marina. She won the first race when she was very young in 1740 and the last one in 1784 well forty-four years later, in what was the last regatta in which women participated before the fall of the Serenissima Republic.

Maria Boscola: a flag for Venice2020-02-13T15:27:14+01:00
30 01,2020

St. Martin’s Day in Venice

2020-01-30T13:23:16+01:00

If you are in Venice on Monday, November 11th, you may meet children beating pots and lids. What happens in the city on [...]

St. Martin’s Day in Venice2020-01-30T13:23:16+01:00
10 12,2019

The Mulberry tree of Certosa Island

2019-12-10T14:21:26+01:00

The Mulberry tree is the symbol of Certosa Island’s Park. This tree, a majestic exemplary unique in the Lagoon of Venice, is the king of the island. As for all kings also for the tree of the Certosa there is a story to tell.

The Mulberry tree of Certosa Island2019-12-10T14:21:26+01:00
10 11,2019

St. Martin’s Day in Venice

2019-11-10T16:23:42+01:00

If you are in Venice on Monday, November 11th, you may meet children beating pots and lids. What happens in the city on [...]

St. Martin’s Day in Venice2019-11-10T16:23:42+01:00
08 11,2019

The cats of Villa Alberti

2019-11-08T15:59:18+01:00

When in 1999 the Malerba family took over the property of Villa Alberti, they found a surprise in the historic park to welcome [...]

The cats of Villa Alberti2019-11-08T15:59:18+01:00
23 10,2019

The pumpkin of Chioggia

2019-10-24T16:01:19+02:00

The pumpkin of Chioggia, called zucca marina, is a delicacy of the gastronomic tradition of the Lagoon of Venice. The pumpkin of Chioggia [...]

The pumpkin of Chioggia2019-10-24T16:01:19+02:00
13 09,2019

Red Regatta

2019-09-13T16:15:54+02:00

Red Regatta is a contemporary art project created by artist Melissa McGill. The project will involve 52 traditional boats armed with sails al terzo [...]

Red Regatta2019-09-13T16:15:54+02:00
31 08,2019

The brolo of Villa Alberti, a treasure in the Brenta Riviera

2019-09-02T15:47:30+02:00

Today we take you to the discovery the brolo of Villa Alberti, an elegant 18th century Venetian villa situated along the charming Riviera del Brenta, just a few minutes from Venice and Padua.

The brolo of Villa Alberti, a treasure in the Brenta Riviera2019-09-02T15:47:30+02:00
22 08,2019

A camping holiday in the Lagoon of Venice

2019-08-22T16:34:28+02:00

A camping holiday in the heart of the Lagoon of Venice is an unforgettable experience for all the family. The Lagoon of Venice [...]

A camping holiday in the Lagoon of Venice2019-08-22T16:34:28+02:00