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The witches of Venice, between magic filters, legends and torture: stories of women banned from the Serenissima

The witches of Venice, between magic filters, legends and torture: stories of women banned from the Serenissima

Venice, November 2021 – Magic formulas, blood of the condemned, homemade invoices to create love filters or heal someone for a few pennies. A handful of fava beans and a prayer to the Virgin Mary to understand if the beloved man was faithful or unfaithful, a glass of water lit by a candle, the counting […]

50 posters on the walls of Venice to tell its 1600 years of history

50 posters on the walls of Venice to tell its 1600 years of history

Venice, October 2021 – Visit Venice looking at it with black and white shots when it is shrouded in fog, or captured by a still image at high altitude. Or, why not, seen through the balustrades of the Island of San Giorgio or from a postcard shot of one of the most photographed bridges in […]

This is how ‘shoe tailors’ make (to the millimetre) made-to-measure footwear

This is how ‘shoe tailors’ make (to the millimetre) made-to-measure footwear

Cresce la richiesta di scarpe personalizzate, la nuova frontiera del lusso e del benessere. Franco Ballin è l’unico calzaturificio ad offrire un monomarca di fama internazionale sulla Riviera del Brenta, in provincia di Venezia (Italia): lì lavora ancora il maestro calzolaio che ha fondato l’azienda. La scarpa deve essere in grado di adattarsi al piede. […]

Game, Love and Folly. Venice Carnival 2020…leaving!

Game, Love and Folly. Venice Carnival 2020…leaving!

Venice – From Saturday 15th to Tuesday 25th February St. Mark’s Square, the heart of the city, is transformed into a great stage, a place of playful meetings and parades of love, masks and crazy shows, making the public experience an immersion in the magic and colors of the carnival, this year with the Artistic […]

Venice. Carnival official dinner & ball “nurture love, feed the folly”

Venice. Carnival official dinner & ball “nurture love, feed the folly”

The glamorous event “Nurture love, feed the folly”, the official dinner show of the Venice Carnival, will kick off on Saturday 15th February 2020, in the prestigious historical venue of the Venice Casino, Cà Vendramin Calergi Venice – There is a growing expectation for the glamorous event of the Carnival of Venice 2020 which has […]

Venice ready to become the capital of boating

Venice ready to become the capital of boating

Venice  – From 18 to 23 June the Arsenal will host the first edition of the Venice Boat Show. The best of the Italian and international sector will be present with 50 yachts and super yachts between 15 and 50 metres. Among these stands out for size and expression of the Made in Italy the […]

Luigi Veronelli, the Italian high school of gastronomy, presented in London

Luigi Veronelli, the Italian high school of gastronomy, presented in London

International debut for the higher education school promoted by the Luigi Veronelli Permanent Seminar and the Giorgio Cini Foundation: at the Italian Cultural Institute in London, the press and operators will be presented with the specialization course “Walking in the vineyards: places, people and culture of Italian wine” starting at the end of May, the […]

Spring in Venissa

Spring in Venissa

In complete tranquillity and far from intense tourist flows, the Wine Resort of Mazzorbo and the Albergo Diffuso on the island of the Lagoon offer interesting accommodation packages to live, in the atmosphere of spring awakening, the original coté of the other Venice together with the buranelli, its inhabitants   Venice – A kaleidoscope of […]

Arts and Crafts of a Venice that no longer exists

Arts and Crafts of a Venice that no longer exists

With the help of a Venetian doc, we want to retrace the now silent part of the most fascinating city in the world. We want to introduce you to that part of Venice that should not be missed and those silent particularities from the flow of tourism so aggressive that even the Venetians with the […]

Verrocchio, Leonardo’s master

Verrocchio, Leonardo’s master

From March 9 in Florence a major exhibition celebrates Andrea del Verrocchio, artist symbol of the Renaissance and master of Leonardo da Vinci Florence  – From March 9 to July 14, 2019 Verrocchio, Leonardo’s master presents for the first time at Palazzo Strozzi, with a special section at the National Museum of Bargello, extraordinary masterpieces […]

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