After a year that has felt like an entire decade, we were shocked when we looked up and realized- gasp- its December 11 and there’s only 2 weeks left until Christmas! Fortunately, you still have time to get some fantastic gifts for the Italy lover in your life, as well as anyone that appreciates gifts that keep on giving. Check out our guide to the best online shopping in each of our Prontopia cities in Italy.
Have you ever heard of San Martino, the Venetian Halloween? It's different from an American Halloween, but still fun! Here's what it is and how to celebrate it.
Every first week of September, the Regata Storica takes place along the Grand Canal. Officially established only at the end of the 19th century, its tradition became largely known only in the last few years.Let's see what Regata Storica is and why it is important for the city.
Looking for ways to stay cool in Venice? Here are 5 tips on where to escape the summer heat in the city on the water.
When one thinks of Venice, the first thing that comes to mind is that the city is built on 121 small islands connected through canals and 435 bridges that cross them, and it may then seem like an impenetrable city for people with disabilities. Fortunately, it is possible to find options for accessible travel in Venice - read on to learn how!
At the entrance of the island of Burano one is immediately greeted by the colorful paintings of the "La Buranella Art Shop". This small and lively workshop is not only home to beautiful works of art, but also to an eclectic family of artists with international features. Get to know their story in this article!
Durante il lockdown del Coronavirus, La Serenissima è diventata proprio questa: la più serena. Siamo qui per discutere attivamente su come sostenere Venezia dopo l'epidemia.
Venezia è una città meravigliosa con una lunga storia e un patrimonio culturale inestimabile. Per poter dire di conoscere davvero la città, dal punto di vista architettonico, storico, folkloristico, locale…ci vorrebbe davvero una vita! E se invece si avessero solo 3 giorni?
Cos'è e come nasce eBotteghe? Raccontiamo il nuovo sito e-commerce di Venezia e il suo sviluppatore, Marco Ziliotto.
What is a gondola? Why are gondolas black? And why are gondoliers dressed like that? Curious facts about the most famous boat of Venice.
You can't walk the city streets of Venice without encountering masks in souvenir shops and paintings, but for a truly authentic mask-making or souvenir shopping experience, Ca' Macana is the place to go.
Although we can't visit it, we can still manage to help Venice. Here's an article on how to support Venice during New Coronavirus outbreak.
The past tells us of a history of success on the use of quarantine as a preventive measure. So why do we need quarantine today?
Per risorse, supporto e modi di aiutare, ecco una guida alle risorse e informazioni di Venezia per resistere all'isolamento. Lo scopo è quello di sollevarti, darti risorse per passare il tempo, e fornire modi per supportare la comunità perché crediamo che solo uniti - anche se a distanza - ce la faremo.
In light of our global circumstances, our community is stepping up to provide free local help in Italy for those over 65 or with chronic illnesses. This will be provided free of charge in Venice, Florence, and Rome for the duration of the coronavirus outbreak.