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Legends of Venice: the merchant in love

Knowing a city well also means knowing its legends, traditions and secrets. Today we tell you one of the most romantic legends linked to Palazzo Mastelli, one of the historical buildings in the Sestiere di Cannareggio area of Venice: the legend of the merchant in love. This romantic story is linked to a bas-relief located […]

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Discover Venice: the Arsenal

The Arsenal is one of the oldest places in Venice. It is the ancient shipyard of the city. Here were built all the ships of the fleet of the Serenissima. Venice, in fact, was the most powerful “Repubblica Marinara“.  At the end of the 16th century about 16,000 workers, called Arsenalotti, worked in the shipyards […]


The masks of Venice Carnival: Pulcinella

The most important festival of the year for the city of Venice is coming: the Carnival. Let’s find out more about the history of the mask of Pulcinella. Pulcinella is probably the most popular and ancient mask, emblem of Naples and its people, including all the contradictions. The mask has really ancient origins, dating back to […]

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Tribute to Umberto Moggioli (1886 1919): the exhibition

Venice is a city of art. Many painters and artists have studied in this magnificent city and have become famous all over the world.  Among them was Umberto Moggioli. This year is the 100th anniversary of his death and the city celebrates him with an exhibition at the International Gallery of Modern Art in Ca’ […]

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“La Guerra dei Pugni”: the history of Venice

In Venice there are over 400 bridges and 150 canals that connect the different small islands of the city. Each bridge has a particular and characteristic name. Near Campo San Barnaba there is the “Ponte dei Pugni” so called because it was the battlefield of the legendary “Guerra dei Pugni“. The fight between the Nicolotti, […]

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From our menu: Ravioli di magro alla piemontese

The ravioli are a typical dish of Italian cuisine. They are fresh egg pasta stuffed with meat or vegetables. The recipes change from region to region. Even the name often changes: agnolotto or agnellotto (smaller) in Piemonte, anolino in Piacenza and Parma, marubino in Cremona, tortello in Emilia and Lombardy, pansoti or pansotti in Liguria, […]

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Getting Around Venice: the Accademia Bridge

Located in the south of the city, the Accademia Bridge is one of the four crossings of the Grand Canal. During the Austrian period, the only passage from one bank to the other was the famous Rialto Bridge; so it was decided to build two more, one near the railway (later called Ponte degli Scalzi) […]

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New flavours: the tagliolini alla “Falciani”

Falciani tagliolini  Want to try new flavors? The delicious tagliolini alla “Falciani” can be for you! A new recipe created by the Chef of the Falciani restaurant, able to combine innovation, creativity and tradition in a single dish.  On the palate, the taste is firm and well balanced, a perfect combination of flavors from the […]

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Getting Around Venice: Clock Tower

The Torre dei Mori, more commonly called the Clock Tower, is located in Piazza San Marco and with its magnificent arch, opens its doors to the ancient Merceria, the city’s commercial street. The tower was built at the end of 1490 but still remains one of the cornerstones of the city. Its imposing clock is […]