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11 02,2020

Maria Boscola: a flag for Venice


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


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


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
08 11,2019

The cats of Villa Alberti


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
13 09,2019

Red Regatta


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


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
24 07,2019

Story of an encounter with the turtle Caretta caretta


Our friend Marzia Bonini sent us these exciting images of her encounter with a Caretta caretta turtle sighted yesterday in the Ionian Sea, along [...]

Story of an encounter with the turtle Caretta caretta2019-07-24T17:30:26+02:00
28 06,2019

The Fish Festival of Chioggia


The Fish Festival of Chioggia is one of the most popular and eagerly awaited events in Veneto. This year it is the 81st edition. [...]

The Fish Festival of Chioggia2019-06-28T16:26:03+02:00
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