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Sea Food You’ve Never Even Heard Of

Sea Food You’ve Never Even Heard Of

March 20, 2013

If you’d like to try something a little different for lunch, then Venice is a great place to visit. You’ll get the opportunity to try some sea food that you either didn’t know you could eat, or you’ve never even heard of. In the Lagoon City, there is a long…
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Vivaldi in Venice

Vivaldi in Venice

March 14, 2013

So if you love classical music, you simply cannot miss out on the opportunity to hear Vivaldi played live. Experiencing Vivaldi here is an absolute necessity for those who claim to love classical music and composition. In Venice you’ll find the Venice Baroque Orchestra, which has become a global success….
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Venetian Vino is Like No Other

Venetian Vino is Like No Other

March 8, 2013

If you’re a fan of wine then you chose to come to the right place. Venice is home to a wide range of grapes, which create some of the rarest wines in the world. There is a huge wine-growing area in Venice that stretches from Fruili to the north east…
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Traghettos for Quick Trips

Traghettos for Quick Trips

March 4, 2013

A traghetto is very similar to a gondola, but they only do very short trips. In fact, they’re pretty much exactly the sme, except that they do not make long journeys down the canal. Instead, these boats are used to simply cross the Grand Canal at points along it where…
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Tour Venice’s Grand Canal

Tour Venice’s Grand Canal

The Grand Canal is a fantastic way to see Venice, on a vaporetto, which is a rounded passenger boat that can carry over 200 people. The canal was one day packed full of cargo boats transporting things for sale, but today it is still a main thoroughfare. Different kinds of…
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See Venice from the Sky

See Venice from the Sky

As well as seeing Venice from the canals, you can also see Venice from the Sky if you wish. The tallest building in Venice is the Campanile which stands at nearly 100 meters high. The building was built originally back between 888 and 912, and eventually collapsed in 1902. The…
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Enjoy Fine Art in Venice

Enjoy Fine Art in Venice

As well as being famous for being home to a huge amount of canals, Venice is also home to some incredible fine art. So if you’re a fan of art, you really have your work cut out if you’re going to experience as much as possible. The reason why is…
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See Venice in a Gondola

See Venice in a Gondola

When visiting Venice, it’s hard to not notice the sheer amount of water there. With canals populating most of the city, you simply can’t go without getting around on a gondola during your visit. No trip to Venice would be complete without enjoying a trip down a canal on a…
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