Gondolas, the symbol of Venice, Italy
The guest authors' point of view may be different from mine, but I found these articles worth reading and think that you will also. Almost every article contains a beautiful photo (no, we didn't take them ourselves) giving you another taste of the place the article discusses. We have just added articles on hotels in Venice.
Venice. The trip of a lifetime. Get the most out of your Venice vacation by reading Zoe's article and selecting a fine boutique hotel.
Boutique Hotels In Venice
"...Locanda la Corte was once the home of a Venetian noble in the 16th century. The service is great. "
Venice. The trip of a lifetime. Get the most out of your Venice vacation by reading Zoe's article and selecting a luxury hotel.
Guide To Hotels In Venice
"...For those who want luxury, Venice has some of the most elegant hotels in all of Italy. The hotels located near ... "
As long as you're touring Venice, you really should visit some of the surrounding area. Bryan makes a case for the city of Treviso. You can even compare canals.
Treviso, Veneto, Italy
"Treviso is a beautiful small city, not on the scale of Venice but I believe... "
Wow. And you thought that history was dull.
The History Of The Venetian Mask
"Once people began to see others wearing masks, it became apparent that they could hold additional benefits. When wearing a mask... "
The Hotel Cipriani in the Giudecca section of Venice, Italy.
Whether it's churches, bridges, museums, and plazas to see, cuisine and wine to sample, or festivals to attend, Venice has it all.
Major Attractions In Venice Italy
"If you're hungry then you might want to try some Venetian cuisine, especially some in the city. It is full of traditional dishes that are mainly made using..."
Of course you can't visit Venice without taking a gondola tour. Jubany tells you what you should know before leaving dry land.
5 Tips Before Starting To Search For A Gondola
"...In general, making a tour on a gondola is expensive. But you must search a lot and ask different “gondolieri” how much is a tour. A tour of 50 minutes on the lovely gondolas costs an average of ... "
If you're free in February check out the Venice Carnival. As Deutsch tells us, it's the event of a lifetime. Unless you're a Venetian for whom it's an annual happening.
"During Carnival people wear masks and costumes of different kinds: Costumes that symbolize characters from mythology, costumes related to nature, to legend, to styles and historic eras, to church characters, and to characters from the Comedia del Arte. The most famous character in the Carnival of Venice is..."
Yes, Venice is threatened by water: flooding, filth, and salt. Fiennes lets us know what is being done, and what can be done.
Venice: A City With A Sinking Feeling
"Unless more action is taken by the central government in Rome to combat all these problems, Venice... "
There are film festivals and there are film festivals. And there is the Venice Film Festival.
Venice Film Festivals
"...Venice Film Festival is a part of the Venice Biennale, which is... "