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Venice and St. Valentine: a love connection!

Near Palazzo Grassi, facing the Grand Canal, two steps far away from where Casanova was born you can find a church dedicated to the prophet Samuel which is devoted to Saint Samuel here, to remember the cult of prophets deriving from the byzantine culture. If you look...

Saved Venice: a film and a book to narrate the city

Today I am going to tell you a story about a film made in Venice and also in the Doge’s Palace. Its name is Saved Venice and the film maker is a friend of mine named Serena Nono who is Luigi Nono’s daughter (her father was the famous composer and her grandfather was...

Venezia e l’Ordine di Malta

Una relazione secolare e un luogo segreto in città Mi sono divertita molto domenica scorsa 21 febbraio, quando noi guide turistiche abbiamo festeggiato la Giornata mondiale delle guide turistiche della WFTGA in un luogo davvero speciale: abbiamo offerto visite...

Una mostra emozionante a Venezia

Se pensate di aver visto le solite cose e avete voglia di novità frizzanti ed esuberanti, vi consiglio la visita guidata alla mostra di Palazzo Fortuny dedicata a quattro donne d’eccezione: a Henriette Fortuny, musa e compagna di Mariano, a Romaine Brooks, artista...

Democratic Venetian Carnival

I would like to show you some of the most successful  masks of the past Carnival provided that we are just thinking of the next edition, which will take place from February 11th till February 28th2017. This year the Carnival was dedicated to the artisans in the lagoon...