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Hidden Gardens of Venice

Did you know that Venice is rich in beautiful hidden gardens? In a city that looks only stone and brick, in fact within the properties of the Venetian nobles, you can find some greenery. Sansovino, in 1600, counted 50 gardens in the Santa Croce district, 39 in the San Marco district, 49 for Castello, 29 […]

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The mistery of San Zaccaria’s crypt

There is a Venice that few people still know, the Venice of the crypts, fundamental spaces in the architectural structure of many churches. Hidden places because underground, but no less rich in charm and art, originally designed to preserve the relics of the patron saints to whom the churches were dedicated, and today places of […]

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Carlo Scarpa, Architect

Do you like Modern Architecture? Are you searching for an original idea about it in Venice? Light, water, wood, marble, rock, iron, mosaic, Murano’s glass. Empty and full spaces, reflections and shadows: elements of Carlo Scarpa’s (1906-1978) buildings. Come and visit, also by guided tours, Querini Stampalia Foundation, Olivetti Shop, Baratto and San Sebastiano in […]

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The Venetians Celebration: Redentore Festival

Do not miss the Festival most loved by Venetians, The Redeemer. The Feast of the Redeemer is the event that commemorates the construction of the Church of the Redeemer as an ex voto for the liberation of the city from the plague of 1575-1577. At the end of the plague it was decided to celebrate […]

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Venice by car or train (without heavy luggages all around the city)? YES!

Will you reach Venice by car or train? LHost in Venice is the solution for you: in the immediate vicinity of your arrival and at the same time already immersed in the beauty of a spectacular panorama! You can easily park your car in the various guarded car parks in the Tronchetto-Piazzale Roma area and […]

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The hidden jewels of Venice: La Scala del Bovolo

In the heart of the historic centre, between Rialto and Piazza S. Marco, but outside the most famous tourist circuits and almost hidden among the streets, there is a jewel of Venetian Gothic architecture, the Scala Contarini del Bovolo, so called for its particular shape spiral (in Venetian “bovolo”). You can visit it and enjoy, […]

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