Venise

Venice will always be the romantic destination, with its gentle gondola rides, its labyrinth of canals, its dolphins and bridges, small secret courtyards and legends. The treasure of Venice, its lagoon, is also its greatest threat, because the city is sinking inexorably into the unstable soil of its natural site. The crossing of this World Heritage lagoon aboard a vaporetto remains an unforgettable experience. Venice is divided into "Sestieri": Cannaregio, Castello, Dorsoduro, San Polo, Santa Croce and San Marco, through which sites and monuments, museums and sights of the Serenissima are scattered, and they are many. Getting lost in the alleys and passageways of Venice is part of the tour! Venice is a veritable outdoor museum or every street conceals something beautiful or special, want to see everything would be somewhat pretentious, unless you have any its time ahead! But as is often the case, are starting with the '' best '', these sites not to be missed during a first visit to Venice: Piazza San Marco, with the Palace Doge and the splendid basilica adorned with five domes, Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge, the ancient San Giacomo di Rialto, the Bridge of Sighs. Among the world's most prestigious museums, the Guggenheim comes first in a series museum (museo Correr or the International Gallery of Modern Art, for example) that gives Venice its position as cultural and artistic capital. and of course, a visit to Venice would be complete without a ride by vaporetto or gondola along the canals. route Venetian tour, for you to get away from the route and dial your own! Place Saint Marc (Piazza San Marco) is the most famous square in Venice. Discover and visit the Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge's palace, Campanile. then Go to the Bridge of Sighs, the piazzetta di leoni, the Palazzo Grassi, campo Santo Stefano. In front of Piazza San Marco, on the other side of the Grand Canal, go in the Dorsoduro to visit Santa Maria della Salute, the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, the Galleria dell'Accademia, the Museum del Settecento Veneziano. Then go to San Polo and Santa Croce to see the Rialto Bridge, the Scuaola Grande di San Rocco, the church Frari, Ca 'Pesaro. North of Venice, in the Carraregio you will see the church della> Madonna dell'Orto, the Franchetti Museum, Church Santa Maria dei Miracoli. Finally, to the east in the Castello, discover the Basilica of Santi Giovanni e Paolo, the convent San Fransesco della Vigna, the Scuolo San Giorgio degli Schiavoni. Throughout Venice, do not hesitate to get lost in the alleys, you will discover charming squares away tourists. also go to the islands, San Giorgio Maggiore and further to Burano, Murano and Torcello. The Venice Carnival Each year, the major event in Venice is of course the carnival. The Venice carnival appeared in the Middle Ages and was institutionalized and & laquo; codified & raquo; during the Renaissance. After a period of absence during the twentieth century, he returned in its current form in 1979. The tourist success is the appointment. The Venice Carnival takes place every year in late February or early March, during the twelve days before Mardi Gras. It attracts large crowds from around the world to p




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