The Legend of the Fisherman was part of the national narrative of the Venetian Republic, but it is now largely forgotten.
The “Venice Access Fee” introduced by the municipal administration will do absolutely nothing to resolve the real issues of the city.
Once a year — on February 2nd — the Doge of Venice received a gift of two oranges and two straw hats from the guild of the box-makers.
While we celebrate New Year on January 1st, for entire period of the Republic of Venice the Venetian state celebrated New Year on March 1st.
What do you see when you go shopping for ninety kg of dog food in Venice? The Venetian Lagoon is full of overlooked small wonders.
As many people still say about Venice: It’s beautiful, but I wouldn’t live there. Much the same can be said of the past.
On October 10th, 1423, exactly six hundred years ago, the Venetian state decided to create the first lazaret in the world.
The Bridge of the Honest woman and the Love of friends Alleyway are some of the odder street names in Venice
Nine-Eleven in Venice is the anniversary of a tornado which in 1970 killed 36 persons, mostly in a sunken water bus at Sant’Elena