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Guidebook for Venice

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Rising like a magical city from the waters, Venice is an other-worldly kind of place, an impossible beauty. History, art, architecture, and the most unusual "streets" in the world combine to make it a unique city that you should visit at least once in your life. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Venice was the gateway to the Orient that dominated trading routes with the East and became a mighty Republic. The glorious palaces and opulently decorated churches attest to Venice's wealth and power. Called The Most Serene Republic, or La Serenissima, it was one of Europe's most envied and prosperous cities. There are charming things to see: St. Mark's Church, the fanciful Rialto Bridge, the mix of Gothic, Renaissance and Moorish-influenced palaces that line the Grand Canal. But it is the warren of alleys that you really see Venice; in the time-worn streets with small shops and little piazzas tucked in, with little bridges spanning canals and where you get blissfully lost...this is Venice! A trip down the Grand Canal in a private boat or on a vaporetto, the public "bus" boats, is obligatory. When the sun shines on the fancy facades of the impressive palaces, it's a breathtaking sight. But when the fog rolls in and mist swirls, it gives the city a mysterious and appealing air, as well. While it may seem "touristy," a gondola ride is also a must. The long, lean boats have been used in Venice for a millennium and are part of the city's gloried history. It's also romantic, and one of those travel expenses and experiences that is worthwhile. (In exchange for the romantic but touristy outing, you can skip the other pricey tourist attraction, Harry's Bar, and enjoy a drink at a local watering hole instead! ;) With so many centuries of history, there is much to see in Venice. Churches, museums and palaces abound, so you won't have a problem filling your time. Piazza San Marco, the famed "drawing room" of Venice is anchored by the massive but elegant Basilica of San Marco and the heavy fortress-like Gothic Ducal Palace, where the Doges ruled Venice with strong hands. Don't miss the Accademia, with its impressive collection of paintings from the Byzantine, Renaissance and Baroque periods. Other highlights include Santa Maria della Salute, Ca Rezzonico, a once-noble palazzo that was sold to Robert Browning and now houses frescoes and paintings; the Ca' d'Oro, one of the Grand Canal's most distinctive palazzi; and the Gothic church of Santa Maria Gloriosa, with its decorations by Titian, Bellini, and Canova. There are abundant small trattorias tucked into the back streets, and the Venetian tradition of Spritz with snacks as a pre-dinner aperitivo is still a time-honored tradition. With more than 12 millions visitors a year giving into the charms of this enchanted place, it may seem crowded in the main areas, but venture into the neighborhoods and you'll find some treasures, with traces of ancient splendor and lavishness remaining. By Bus Line 6 From Venice P.le Roma to Via Trieste Chiesa (Church) Link PDF: From Apartment point 8 (Catene Church) to Venice point 22 (Roma Square)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
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Rising like a magical city from the waters, Venice is an other-worldly kind of place, an impossible beauty. History, art, architecture, and the most unusual "streets" in the world combine to make it a unique city that you should visit at least once in your life. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Venice was the gateway to the Orient that dominated trading routes with the East and became a mighty Republic. The glorious palaces and opulently decorated churches attest to Venice's wealth and power. Called The Most Serene Republic, or La Serenissima, it was one of Europe's most envied and prosperous cities. There are charming things to see: St. Mark's Church, the fanciful Rialto Bridge, the mix of Gothic, Renaissance and Moorish-influenced palaces that line the Grand Canal. But it is the warren of alleys that you really see Venice; in the time-worn streets with small shops and little piazzas tucked in, with little bridges spanning canals and where you get blissfully lost...this is Venice! A trip down the Grand Canal in a private boat or on a vaporetto, the public "bus" boats, is obligatory. When the sun shines on the fancy facades of the impressive palaces, it's a breathtaking sight. But when the fog rolls in and mist swirls, it gives the city a mysterious and appealing air, as well. While it may seem "touristy," a gondola ride is also a must. The long, lean boats have been used in Venice for a millennium and are part of the city's gloried history. It's also romantic, and one of those travel expenses and experiences that is worthwhile. (In exchange for the romantic but touristy outing, you can skip the other pricey tourist attraction, Harry's Bar, and enjoy a drink at a local watering hole instead! ;) With so many centuries of history, there is much to see in Venice. Churches, museums and palaces abound, so you won't have a problem filling your time. Piazza San Marco, the famed "drawing room" of Venice is anchored by the massive but elegant Basilica of San Marco and the heavy fortress-like Gothic Ducal Palace, where the Doges ruled Venice with strong hands. Don't miss the Accademia, with its impressive collection of paintings from the Byzantine, Renaissance and Baroque periods. Other highlights include Santa Maria della Salute, Ca Rezzonico, a once-noble palazzo that was sold to Robert Browning and now houses frescoes and paintings; the Ca' d'Oro, one of the Grand Canal's most distinctive palazzi; and the Gothic church of Santa Maria Gloriosa, with its decorations by Titian, Bellini, and Canova. There are abundant small trattorias tucked into the back streets, and the Venetian tradition of Spritz with snacks as a pre-dinner aperitivo is still a time-honored tradition. With more than 12 millions visitors a year giving into the charms of this enchanted place, it may seem crowded in the main areas, but venture into the neighborhoods and you'll find some treasures, with traces of ancient splendor and lavishness remaining. By Bus Line 6 From Venice P.le Roma to Via Trieste Chiesa (Church) Link PDF: From Apartment point 8 (Catene Church) to Venice point 22 (Roma Square)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
Lying on the shore of a Venetian lagoon, Jesolo is one of the most popular seaside resorts in Italy, with millions of visitors every year. Preferred by families, Jesolo offers theme and water parks, an aquarium and a 16 km long golden beach.
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Lying on the shore of a Venetian lagoon, Jesolo is one of the most popular seaside resorts in Italy, with millions of visitors every year. Preferred by families, Jesolo offers theme and water parks, an aquarium and a 16 km long golden beach.
Treviso is a tony town located halfway between Venice and the Dolomites, a lesser-known city but one worth exploring. It offers beautiful atmosphere of porticoed facades, elegant palazzi, and pretty piazzas, with canals slicing through the center for added appeal. Treviso is one of the Veneto region's "secrets" - a lived-in and lovely city that doesn't get hoards of tourists. Treviso was founded by the Romans then became a city state. It tied its fortunes to its bigger sister, Venice, during the grand era of the Serenissima, or the Most Serene Republic of Venice. Many of its architectural and artistic highlights took hints from Venezia, though it also adapted styles to suit its provincial charm. It has an upscale feel among its palace-lined streets and an air of affluence. There are plenty of designer shops, trendy cafes and gourmet eateries, along with homey places mingled in, too. Treviso's heart is centered in the Piazza dei Signori, the city's political seat and gathering space since the Roman times. Here you'll find the Palazzo della Prefettura with its tall clock tower rising high above it. Also called Palazzo del Podesta', it has continually housed the city's government for centuries, first under the "signori" (lords) and now as town hall. The Palazzo dei Trecento, or palace of the 300, was originally built in the 1100s and was home to the city's council (300 men). It was unfortunately heavily bombed during WWII, but rebuilt in the neo-gothic style you see, retaining its arcades, and is still home to Treviso's town council. It also hosts special exhibits. The piazza's buildings sport arcades, giving it an elegant atmosphere. There are cafes on the piazza where you can enjoy a cappuccino or drink while watching the people-parade. Treviso was the birthplace of Benetton, and the company's flagship store is here. The Via Calmaggiore, Treviso's main street, leads from Piazza dei Signori to the Piazza del Duomo, where you'll find the city's cathedral. The Duomo has a neoclassic facade; the church is capped with seven domes. It is dedicated to St. Peter. There are masterpieces in the Chapel called Cappella Malchiostro, including works by Titian and Pordenone. Not far away is the de-consecrated church of Santa Caterina, now a museum with glorious artwork by Bellini, Titian, Lotto, Bassano and more. The church of San Nicolo and its attached monastery have an interesting oddity - a salon frescoed by Tommaso di Modena, a student of Giotto's, but instead of depicting the saints and martyrs, he painted whimsical portraits of the friars themselves! The charming Buranelli district was named for "little Burano," the fisherman from that Venetian island who came here to work and sell their catch. In fact, the Isola della Peschiera still houses the city's fish market. The fruit and vegetable market is in Piazza del Grano (grains, in older times). The Restera is a riverside path lined with shady trees, a nice place for a walk. There are lanes along the canals and streams to enjoy, too. Don't miss what is one of the most beautiful city gates in Italy - the Porta San Tomaso, on the north side of the historic center. The Renaissance-styled gate is on a bridge over a canal, a temple-like structure that welcomes you to town. The center relief sculpture bears the lion of St. Mark, and the gateway is dedicated to St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury. Treviso is worth exploring; its cobbled lanes, rosy brick buildings with iron balconies and foliage will make it worth your while!
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Treviso is a tony town located halfway between Venice and the Dolomites, a lesser-known city but one worth exploring. It offers beautiful atmosphere of porticoed facades, elegant palazzi, and pretty piazzas, with canals slicing through the center for added appeal. Treviso is one of the Veneto region's "secrets" - a lived-in and lovely city that doesn't get hoards of tourists. Treviso was founded by the Romans then became a city state. It tied its fortunes to its bigger sister, Venice, during the grand era of the Serenissima, or the Most Serene Republic of Venice. Many of its architectural and artistic highlights took hints from Venezia, though it also adapted styles to suit its provincial charm. It has an upscale feel among its palace-lined streets and an air of affluence. There are plenty of designer shops, trendy cafes and gourmet eateries, along with homey places mingled in, too. Treviso's heart is centered in the Piazza dei Signori, the city's political seat and gathering space since the Roman times. Here you'll find the Palazzo della Prefettura with its tall clock tower rising high above it. Also called Palazzo del Podesta', it has continually housed the city's government for centuries, first under the "signori" (lords) and now as town hall. The Palazzo dei Trecento, or palace of the 300, was originally built in the 1100s and was home to the city's council (300 men). It was unfortunately heavily bombed during WWII, but rebuilt in the neo-gothic style you see, retaining its arcades, and is still home to Treviso's town council. It also hosts special exhibits. The piazza's buildings sport arcades, giving it an elegant atmosphere. There are cafes on the piazza where you can enjoy a cappuccino or drink while watching the people-parade. Treviso was the birthplace of Benetton, and the company's flagship store is here. The Via Calmaggiore, Treviso's main street, leads from Piazza dei Signori to the Piazza del Duomo, where you'll find the city's cathedral. The Duomo has a neoclassic facade; the church is capped with seven domes. It is dedicated to St. Peter. There are masterpieces in the Chapel called Cappella Malchiostro, including works by Titian and Pordenone. Not far away is the de-consecrated church of Santa Caterina, now a museum with glorious artwork by Bellini, Titian, Lotto, Bassano and more. The church of San Nicolo and its attached monastery have an interesting oddity - a salon frescoed by Tommaso di Modena, a student of Giotto's, but instead of depicting the saints and martyrs, he painted whimsical portraits of the friars themselves! The charming Buranelli district was named for "little Burano," the fisherman from that Venetian island who came here to work and sell their catch. In fact, the Isola della Peschiera still houses the city's fish market. The fruit and vegetable market is in Piazza del Grano (grains, in older times). The Restera is a riverside path lined with shady trees, a nice place for a walk. There are lanes along the canals and streams to enjoy, too. Don't miss what is one of the most beautiful city gates in Italy - the Porta San Tomaso, on the north side of the historic center. The Renaissance-styled gate is on a bridge over a canal, a temple-like structure that welcomes you to town. The center relief sculpture bears the lion of St. Mark, and the gateway is dedicated to St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury. Treviso is worth exploring; its cobbled lanes, rosy brick buildings with iron balconies and foliage will make it worth your while!
Visiting Verona is a dive into the ancient emotions of a city that, even with a constant and modern expansion, preserves all the values of the splendid medieval and Renaissance ages. "There is no world outside these walls..." Shakespeare was a poet, but that sentence summarize the real tourists' impression once in town. The tragic love story between Romeo and Juliet that Shakespeare set in the city under the rule of the Della Scala family, makes it one of the favourite destinations of couples and romantic tourists. In the historical centre you will experience a quiet and relaxing atmosphere, marked by the river Adige which crosses the city shaping - with an impressive system of bridges – a large and soft "S". Summer might be the best time to visit Verona, spending a night to enjoy a stunning opera in the local Arena. This Roman amphitheatre can seat 15000 people and some of the best artists in the world stage unforgettable theatrical representations, that must be attended at least once in your life! Verona is one of the oldest and most beautiful Italian cities: it counts about 250000 inhabitants and can be considered the biggest city in the Veneto region, just after Venice. Located nearby the Lake Garda, on the river Adige's banks, at the foot of the Venetian Prealps, it boasts a very good climatic position. Verona is at the centre of the main national and international ways of communication: this is the reason why it has always been an important trading centre, also thanks to the good local industrial and agricultural production. We do not have certain information about the origins of the name, but the first historic news about Verona dated back to the III century BC, when it was inhabited by the Venetians. The city became a Roman colony in 89 BC, some of the busiest Roman streets passed for Verona, indeed: Claudia Augusta, Postumia, Gallica. During the barbaric invasions, Theodoric settled in Verona is kingdom in Verona and built a sumptuous castle on top of San Pietro Hill. Even Berengario, elected King of Italy, chose Verona as his own residence. During the Middle Ages Verona became a free commune and reached the maximum splendour under the rule of the Della Scala family. After a brief domination by the Visconti and Carraresi families, in 1405 the city gave itself up the the Republic of Serenissima. The rule of Venice lasted about four-hundred years, until the French invasion in 1797. With the Treaty of Campo Formio (October 1797), Napoleon gave Verona and most of the lands nearby to Austria. Under the Austrian domination, Verona was one of the Quadrilatero's strongholds (the Quadrilatero was the defensive system of the Austrian Empire in the Lombardy-Venetia, which connected the fortresses of Peschiera, Mantua, Legnago and Verona between the Mincio, the Po and Adige Rivers). In 1866, a plebiscite linked up Verona with the Kingdom of Italy.
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Visiting Verona is a dive into the ancient emotions of a city that, even with a constant and modern expansion, preserves all the values of the splendid medieval and Renaissance ages. "There is no world outside these walls..." Shakespeare was a poet, but that sentence summarize the real tourists' impression once in town. The tragic love story between Romeo and Juliet that Shakespeare set in the city under the rule of the Della Scala family, makes it one of the favourite destinations of couples and romantic tourists. In the historical centre you will experience a quiet and relaxing atmosphere, marked by the river Adige which crosses the city shaping - with an impressive system of bridges – a large and soft "S". Summer might be the best time to visit Verona, spending a night to enjoy a stunning opera in the local Arena. This Roman amphitheatre can seat 15000 people and some of the best artists in the world stage unforgettable theatrical representations, that must be attended at least once in your life! Verona is one of the oldest and most beautiful Italian cities: it counts about 250000 inhabitants and can be considered the biggest city in the Veneto region, just after Venice. Located nearby the Lake Garda, on the river Adige's banks, at the foot of the Venetian Prealps, it boasts a very good climatic position. Verona is at the centre of the main national and international ways of communication: this is the reason why it has always been an important trading centre, also thanks to the good local industrial and agricultural production. We do not have certain information about the origins of the name, but the first historic news about Verona dated back to the III century BC, when it was inhabited by the Venetians. The city became a Roman colony in 89 BC, some of the busiest Roman streets passed for Verona, indeed: Claudia Augusta, Postumia, Gallica. During the barbaric invasions, Theodoric settled in Verona is kingdom in Verona and built a sumptuous castle on top of San Pietro Hill. Even Berengario, elected King of Italy, chose Verona as his own residence. During the Middle Ages Verona became a free commune and reached the maximum splendour under the rule of the Della Scala family. After a brief domination by the Visconti and Carraresi families, in 1405 the city gave itself up the the Republic of Serenissima. The rule of Venice lasted about four-hundred years, until the French invasion in 1797. With the Treaty of Campo Formio (October 1797), Napoleon gave Verona and most of the lands nearby to Austria. Under the Austrian domination, Verona was one of the Quadrilatero's strongholds (the Quadrilatero was the defensive system of the Austrian Empire in the Lombardy-Venetia, which connected the fortresses of Peschiera, Mantua, Legnago and Verona between the Mincio, the Po and Adige Rivers). In 1866, a plebiscite linked up Verona with the Kingdom of Italy.
Known by all as "the pearl of the islands and peninsulas" thanks to Catullo, Sirmione is a place renowned for the well-known healing properties of its thermal water. Located on the southern shore of Lake Garda, in correspondence of a long and thin peninsula that divides the gulfs of Desenzano and Peschiera, Sirmione is widely known thanks to writers like Catullo, Stendhal, Lawrence and Goethe who celebrated in their writings the artistic and environmental beauties. Remembered as "Mansio" (set of public buildings subjected to a decurione), after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Sirmione became part of the Lombard kingdom and, during the twelfth century, had its own administration dependent on Verona. During the Scaligera lordship, in the sec. XIII, it was surrounded by walls and provided with the imposing Rocca, then moved to Venice in the century. XV. In addition to hosting a world-class spa, it offers a rich historical and artistic heritage, which includes the remains of an ancient Roman villa of the early imperial age, otherwise known as the Grotte di Catullo, the Rocca Scaligera and the church of S. Pietro in Mavino, dating back to the 8th century about. The historic center is characterized by narrow streets with stone walls, capable of giving visitors romantic and suggestive views.
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Known by all as "the pearl of the islands and peninsulas" thanks to Catullo, Sirmione is a place renowned for the well-known healing properties of its thermal water. Located on the southern shore of Lake Garda, in correspondence of a long and thin peninsula that divides the gulfs of Desenzano and Peschiera, Sirmione is widely known thanks to writers like Catullo, Stendhal, Lawrence and Goethe who celebrated in their writings the artistic and environmental beauties. Remembered as "Mansio" (set of public buildings subjected to a decurione), after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Sirmione became part of the Lombard kingdom and, during the twelfth century, had its own administration dependent on Verona. During the Scaligera lordship, in the sec. XIII, it was surrounded by walls and provided with the imposing Rocca, then moved to Venice in the century. XV. In addition to hosting a world-class spa, it offers a rich historical and artistic heritage, which includes the remains of an ancient Roman villa of the early imperial age, otherwise known as the Grotte di Catullo, the Rocca Scaligera and the church of S. Pietro in Mavino, dating back to the 8th century about. The historic center is characterized by narrow streets with stone walls, capable of giving visitors romantic and suggestive views.
Murano is an island located northeast of Venice, along the Canal Marani. It has about 5600 inhabitants and is composed of seven smaller islands separated by canals and rivers, linked by bridges. The toponym comes from Amurianum, district of Altino (an ancient Roman town once situated on the Venetian lagoon), whose inhabitants took refuge on the islands to escape the invasion of the Huns, in the year 453. During the crisis and the fall of the Roman Empire throughout the coastal area there was a substantial population growth, given that many Latin populations moved to the coast to distance themselves from barbarian incursions. The first official document of the Republic of Venice where is mentioned in Murano (Amuriana) dated back to the year 846 AD. The 1291, when the Venetian Grand Council forbade the manufacture of glass in Venice for reasons of safety (because of fire hazards and pollution), was the decisive date for Murano. The kilns were then moved to the nearby island of Murano thus giving rise to the worldwide fame of the island, at the time the only place authorized for the production of glass in the area of the Republic. This sole right allowed the local artisans to be quickly known in Europe, producing artistic items of inestimable value to the marketing of which was guaranteed by Venice. Murano, as well as being the most important center of glassmaking, also became a holiday destination for many noble Venetian families who built palatial villas here, rich gardens, meeting places for artists and writers. The many rich convents made Murano an important place of spiritual retreat. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Murano reached its maximum splendor with 30000 inhabitants, seventeen churches, dozens of kilns, numerous fairs and workshops, and many were important international personalities who came to know and watch the production glass. The eighteenth century was the culmination of the crisis for the Republic of Venice, fell in 1797 at the hands of Napoleon, and hence was subjected to foreign domination. Murano, as well as Venice, was first occupied by the French and then by the Austrians, and consequently also changed in terms of urban setting. Many churches (now there are only four) and monasteries were demolished to build houses or kilns, as well as gardens and other historic buildings. After the third war of Independence (1866, finished with the annexation of Venice to the new Kingdom of Italy) Murano saw a new moment of rebirth. Especially thanks to the work of the Abbot Vincenzo Zanetti (one of the leading figures in the culture of the nineteenth century who founded in Murano, along with the mayor Antonio Colleoni, the Glass Museum and the School of design applied to the art of glass) the city enhanced its history and culture, the production of Murano glass began to be exported around the world.
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Murano is an island located northeast of Venice, along the Canal Marani. It has about 5600 inhabitants and is composed of seven smaller islands separated by canals and rivers, linked by bridges. The toponym comes from Amurianum, district of Altino (an ancient Roman town once situated on the Venetian lagoon), whose inhabitants took refuge on the islands to escape the invasion of the Huns, in the year 453. During the crisis and the fall of the Roman Empire throughout the coastal area there was a substantial population growth, given that many Latin populations moved to the coast to distance themselves from barbarian incursions. The first official document of the Republic of Venice where is mentioned in Murano (Amuriana) dated back to the year 846 AD. The 1291, when the Venetian Grand Council forbade the manufacture of glass in Venice for reasons of safety (because of fire hazards and pollution), was the decisive date for Murano. The kilns were then moved to the nearby island of Murano thus giving rise to the worldwide fame of the island, at the time the only place authorized for the production of glass in the area of the Republic. This sole right allowed the local artisans to be quickly known in Europe, producing artistic items of inestimable value to the marketing of which was guaranteed by Venice. Murano, as well as being the most important center of glassmaking, also became a holiday destination for many noble Venetian families who built palatial villas here, rich gardens, meeting places for artists and writers. The many rich convents made Murano an important place of spiritual retreat. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Murano reached its maximum splendor with 30000 inhabitants, seventeen churches, dozens of kilns, numerous fairs and workshops, and many were important international personalities who came to know and watch the production glass. The eighteenth century was the culmination of the crisis for the Republic of Venice, fell in 1797 at the hands of Napoleon, and hence was subjected to foreign domination. Murano, as well as Venice, was first occupied by the French and then by the Austrians, and consequently also changed in terms of urban setting. Many churches (now there are only four) and monasteries were demolished to build houses or kilns, as well as gardens and other historic buildings. After the third war of Independence (1866, finished with the annexation of Venice to the new Kingdom of Italy) Murano saw a new moment of rebirth. Especially thanks to the work of the Abbot Vincenzo Zanetti (one of the leading figures in the culture of the nineteenth century who founded in Murano, along with the mayor Antonio Colleoni, the Glass Museum and the School of design applied to the art of glass) the city enhanced its history and culture, the production of Murano glass began to be exported around the world.
The island of Burano probably owes its name to the ancient door of Altino, the Boreana door that those who escaped here at the time of the barbarian invasions decided to remember. Famous for its lace, which knew periods of intense diffusion across Europe, the island is beautiful with all its colorful houses full of vivacious and contrasting colours that you will not find elsewhere in the lagoon. At the centre of the island stands the famous bell that hangs for 1.84 meters, this is the steeple of the church of St Martino, the beautiful seventeenth century church that hosts some famous paintings like the "Crucifixion" by Giambattista Tiepolo. Opposite the church, you will find the statue of Baldassare Galuppi, a famous eighteenth-century composer, called "the buranello": to whom is also dedicated the road and the main square of the island. We highly recommend to taste the famous "buranelli" cookies that you can find in one of the many bakeries on the island and eat the fish in one of the typical restaurants of the centre. The legend tells that the art of lace was founded here in Burano by some women who wanted to copy a piece of embroidery made with the sea waves. It was donated to a fisherman of Burano faithful to his wife, by a mermaid in love with him. Just like the work of a mermaid, the lace of Burano still seems ethereal and refined. Located a few kilometers from Venice, the island of Burano is reachable by the North Lagoon ferry boat departing every 30 minutes from the Fondamenta Nuove, or every hour from San Zaccaria (San Marco), or private taxi. The journey is pleasant, fully immersed in the enchanting scenery of the lagoon.
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The island of Burano probably owes its name to the ancient door of Altino, the Boreana door that those who escaped here at the time of the barbarian invasions decided to remember. Famous for its lace, which knew periods of intense diffusion across Europe, the island is beautiful with all its colorful houses full of vivacious and contrasting colours that you will not find elsewhere in the lagoon. At the centre of the island stands the famous bell that hangs for 1.84 meters, this is the steeple of the church of St Martino, the beautiful seventeenth century church that hosts some famous paintings like the "Crucifixion" by Giambattista Tiepolo. Opposite the church, you will find the statue of Baldassare Galuppi, a famous eighteenth-century composer, called "the buranello": to whom is also dedicated the road and the main square of the island. We highly recommend to taste the famous "buranelli" cookies that you can find in one of the many bakeries on the island and eat the fish in one of the typical restaurants of the centre. The legend tells that the art of lace was founded here in Burano by some women who wanted to copy a piece of embroidery made with the sea waves. It was donated to a fisherman of Burano faithful to his wife, by a mermaid in love with him. Just like the work of a mermaid, the lace of Burano still seems ethereal and refined. Located a few kilometers from Venice, the island of Burano is reachable by the North Lagoon ferry boat departing every 30 minutes from the Fondamenta Nuove, or every hour from San Zaccaria (San Marco), or private taxi. The journey is pleasant, fully immersed in the enchanting scenery of the lagoon.
Padua is often overlooked as a destination, which is a shame as it is a vibrant art city. With 210,000 people it is lively and offers city culture with the feel of a smaller town thanks to its historic center. Padova was named Patavium by the Romans, lies less than an hour from Venice and was historically tied to the Republic though it has been inhabited since 1183 BC. The location is perfect for seeing northeastern Italy - within an hour you can reach Venice, Treviso, Verona and Vicenza, while just a little farther afield are Ferrara and Lake Garda. Padua is home to the second-oldest university in Italy, which was founded by discontented scholars and professors from Bologna who established it in 1222 for more academic freedom. Dante and Copernicus studied here, Galileo taught here, and the university today continues its well-established reputation as an elite place of higher learning. The student population give Padua vitality while the university district offers stores, pubs and markets. The university's primary areas of excellence traditionally were law, medicine and astronomy. The city offers a lot, with its mix of modern and medieval, it is cultured and casual at the same time. There are renowned treasures to see here. The Scrovegni Chapel is called "The Sistine Chapel of the North," a lovely chapel completely covered in frescoes by Giotto, an attraction that merits the trip to Padua alone! The Musei Civici have masterpieces by Tiepolo, Tintoretto and Veronese, among others. Don't miss the Church of Sant'Antonio, one of Italy's most revered saints, the reason many boys are named Antonio all through the peninsula. Here he is referred to merely as "Il Santo" (the saint) without any further name needed. The fanciful Romanesque basilica has Gothic touches, a Byzantine dome and a Moorish bell tower. Out front is the monumental statue of Gattamelata, a revolutionary equestrian statue by Donatello, a break-through in sculpture at the time and much studied by art historians. Other works by Donatello are found in the basilica and around Padova. The city is also home to the oldest botanical garden in Europe, a park that merits a visit. The Duomo is beautiful but it's the magnificent Romanesque baptistry that steals the limelight. Padova is a city of surprises, with rich culture, gorgeous art, a vibrant atmosphere and a great location.
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Padua is often overlooked as a destination, which is a shame as it is a vibrant art city. With 210,000 people it is lively and offers city culture with the feel of a smaller town thanks to its historic center. Padova was named Patavium by the Romans, lies less than an hour from Venice and was historically tied to the Republic though it has been inhabited since 1183 BC. The location is perfect for seeing northeastern Italy - within an hour you can reach Venice, Treviso, Verona and Vicenza, while just a little farther afield are Ferrara and Lake Garda. Padua is home to the second-oldest university in Italy, which was founded by discontented scholars and professors from Bologna who established it in 1222 for more academic freedom. Dante and Copernicus studied here, Galileo taught here, and the university today continues its well-established reputation as an elite place of higher learning. The student population give Padua vitality while the university district offers stores, pubs and markets. The university's primary areas of excellence traditionally were law, medicine and astronomy. The city offers a lot, with its mix of modern and medieval, it is cultured and casual at the same time. There are renowned treasures to see here. The Scrovegni Chapel is called "The Sistine Chapel of the North," a lovely chapel completely covered in frescoes by Giotto, an attraction that merits the trip to Padua alone! The Musei Civici have masterpieces by Tiepolo, Tintoretto and Veronese, among others. Don't miss the Church of Sant'Antonio, one of Italy's most revered saints, the reason many boys are named Antonio all through the peninsula. Here he is referred to merely as "Il Santo" (the saint) without any further name needed. The fanciful Romanesque basilica has Gothic touches, a Byzantine dome and a Moorish bell tower. Out front is the monumental statue of Gattamelata, a revolutionary equestrian statue by Donatello, a break-through in sculpture at the time and much studied by art historians. Other works by Donatello are found in the basilica and around Padova. The city is also home to the oldest botanical garden in Europe, a park that merits a visit. The Duomo is beautiful but it's the magnificent Romanesque baptistry that steals the limelight. Padova is a city of surprises, with rich culture, gorgeous art, a vibrant atmosphere and a great location.
Cittadella is a beautiful walled town placed perfectly between Padua, Venice, Verona and Vicenza. In fact, its very founding was due to the strategic location; it was founded as an outpost for Padova in 1220. Built for defense of the territory during a time of strife between Padova and Treviso, it was completely encircled by high crenellated protective walls, along with a moat and four gates complete with drawbridges. Today, looking at Cittadella from above, you can see the almost perfect cylindrical outline of the walls that still cradle the town. There were passageways within and atop the walls to safely traverse the city in times of battle. A glass elevator in the Porta Vicenza gate now transports you up to see the walls and surrounding views. Don't miss the Casa del Capitano (house of the captains) within the Rocca. It has a series of frescoes that documents historical events through the centuries, from 1260 through 1600, in vivid detail, as accurately as the city's hand-written documents. In the historic center is a beautiful theater ringed with private and opulent-looking viewing boxes and hung with an enormous crystal chandelier. It still showcases theatrical and operatic productions. The town's cathedral is a neoclassical design built in 1774 with a nice gallery in the sacristy that houses some wonderful works of sacred art by regional artists. The Palazzo Pretorio, which was the seat of the podesta' (ruling council), first under Padova then under the Most Serene Republic of Venice, has been restored and features important exhibits and meetings. An interesting if macabre historic sight is the Torre di Malta. Built in 1251 by a ruling despot, it was used as a prison for his enemies. Its sad history was cited by Dante in the Divine Comedy. It is now the site of a nice archeological museum.
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Cittadella
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Cittadella is a beautiful walled town placed perfectly between Padua, Venice, Verona and Vicenza. In fact, its very founding was due to the strategic location; it was founded as an outpost for Padova in 1220. Built for defense of the territory during a time of strife between Padova and Treviso, it was completely encircled by high crenellated protective walls, along with a moat and four gates complete with drawbridges. Today, looking at Cittadella from above, you can see the almost perfect cylindrical outline of the walls that still cradle the town. There were passageways within and atop the walls to safely traverse the city in times of battle. A glass elevator in the Porta Vicenza gate now transports you up to see the walls and surrounding views. Don't miss the Casa del Capitano (house of the captains) within the Rocca. It has a series of frescoes that documents historical events through the centuries, from 1260 through 1600, in vivid detail, as accurately as the city's hand-written documents. In the historic center is a beautiful theater ringed with private and opulent-looking viewing boxes and hung with an enormous crystal chandelier. It still showcases theatrical and operatic productions. The town's cathedral is a neoclassical design built in 1774 with a nice gallery in the sacristy that houses some wonderful works of sacred art by regional artists. The Palazzo Pretorio, which was the seat of the podesta' (ruling council), first under Padova then under the Most Serene Republic of Venice, has been restored and features important exhibits and meetings. An interesting if macabre historic sight is the Torre di Malta. Built in 1251 by a ruling despot, it was used as a prison for his enemies. Its sad history was cited by Dante in the Divine Comedy. It is now the site of a nice archeological museum.
Getting Around
Saint Lucia - Venice Train station! From the Saint Lucia Train station's exit turn right and walk stright for few minutes and pass the new Calatrava Glass Bridge and take the Bus Line 6 from Venice (P.le Roma) to street Trieste Catene (Church). Link PDF: From Venice point 1 (Roma Square) to Apartment point 15 (Catene Church)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
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Estación de Venecia Santa Lucia
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Saint Lucia - Venice Train station! From the Saint Lucia Train station's exit turn right and walk stright for few minutes and pass the new Calatrava Glass Bridge and take the Bus Line 6 from Venice (P.le Roma) to street Trieste Catene (Church). Link PDF: From Venice point 1 (Roma Square) to Apartment point 15 (Catene Church)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
New Catene Park Bus Stop!!! At just few meters from the Apartment! Link PDF: From Venice point 1 (Roma Square) to Park point 14 (Catene Park)!! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
Trieste Parco
New Catene Park Bus Stop!!! At just few meters from the Apartment! Link PDF: From Venice point 1 (Roma Square) to Park point 14 (Catene Park)!! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
Venice (Roma Square) Bus Stops Terminals! You can reach Venice directly by bus Line 6 from Via Trieste Chiesa (Church) to Venice P.le Roma. In just "around" 15 minutes! Link PDF: From Apartment point 8 (Catene Church) to Venice point 22 (Roma Square)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
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Piazzale Roma
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Venice (Roma Square) Bus Stops Terminals! You can reach Venice directly by bus Line 6 from Via Trieste Chiesa (Church) to Venice P.le Roma. In just "around" 15 minutes! Link PDF: From Apartment point 8 (Catene Church) to Venice point 22 (Roma Square)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
Private Parking Place
Via Bottenigo, 23
23 Via Bottenigo
Private Parking Place
Mestre Train Station! Pass through the under passage of the Mestre Train Station and you will be in Street Ulloa, walk straight for few meters and you will arrive in Giovanacci Square. The Bus Line 6 From Mestre Train Station (Giovanacci Square) to Apartment Street Trieste Catene (Church). In just "around" 8 minutes! Link PDF: From Hotel Lugano point 16 (Giovanacci Square) to Apartment point 8 (Catene Church)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
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Venezia-Mestre
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Mestre Train Station! Pass through the under passage of the Mestre Train Station and you will be in Street Ulloa, walk straight for few meters and you will arrive in Giovanacci Square. The Bus Line 6 From Mestre Train Station (Giovanacci Square) to Apartment Street Trieste Catene (Church). In just "around" 8 minutes! Link PDF: From Hotel Lugano point 16 (Giovanacci Square) to Apartment point 8 (Catene Church)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
Giovanacci Bus Stop (Mestre Train Station)! Pass through the under passage of the Mestre Train Station and you will be in Street Ulloa, walk straight for few meters and you will arrive in Giovanacci Square. The Bus Line 6 From Mestre Train Station (Giovanacci Square) to Apartment Street Trieste Catene (Church). In just "around" 8 minutes! Link PDF: From Hotel Lugano point 16 (Giovanacci Square) to Apartment point 8 (Catene Church)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
Giovannacci Ulloa
Giovanacci Bus Stop (Mestre Train Station)! Pass through the under passage of the Mestre Train Station and you will be in Street Ulloa, walk straight for few meters and you will arrive in Giovanacci Square. The Bus Line 6 From Mestre Train Station (Giovanacci Square) to Apartment Street Trieste Catene (Church). In just "around" 8 minutes! Link PDF: From Hotel Lugano point 16 (Giovanacci Square) to Apartment point 8 (Catene Church)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
VCE - Venice Marco Polo
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Aeropuerto Internacional Marco Polo
30/1 Viale Galileo Galilei
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VCE - Venice Marco Polo
Apartment Bus stop (Catene Church Bus Stop). Bus Line 6 From Venice (P.le Roma) to Apartment Street Trieste Catene (Church). In just "around" 15 minutes! Link PDF: From Venice point 1 (Roma Square) to Apartment point 15 (Catene Church)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
Parish of Our Lady of Health
140 Via Trieste
Apartment Bus stop (Catene Church Bus Stop). Bus Line 6 From Venice (P.le Roma) to Apartment Street Trieste Catene (Church). In just "around" 15 minutes! Link PDF: From Venice point 1 (Roma Square) to Apartment point 15 (Catene Church)! http://www.actv.it/pdf/urbano/mappe/6-UM.pdf
Petrol Pump Station, Diesel, Regular and Car Wash.
Esso
179/D Via Trieste
Petrol Pump Station, Diesel, Regular and Car Wash.
TSF - Treviso Airport International A. Canova
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Aeropuerto de Treviso
63 Via Noalese
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TSF - Treviso Airport International A. Canova
Cruise Terminal Docks
Cruise Terminal Venezia
Cruise Terminal Docks
Essentials
ATM Cash Bancomat. Post Office, for send anything in Italy and around the world!
Poste Italiane - Marghera 2
1 Via Bottenigo
ATM Cash Bancomat. Post Office, for send anything in Italy and around the world!
Tobacconist's
Raulli Marcello
183 Via Trieste
Tobacconist's
Pharmacy
Farmacia Alle Catene
179 Via Trieste
Pharmacy
Greengrocer - Fruiterer - Ortolan Very good proces at just few meters from the apartment!!
Via Trieste, 128
128 Via Trieste
Greengrocer - Fruiterer - Ortolan Very good proces at just few meters from the apartment!!
Magazine/News papers Shop, you can buy the tickets for the bus and also the Tourist Travelcard Pass for busses plus the "Vaporetto", (public water boats). For any informations you can contact me 24h/7d!!
Via Trieste, 148
148 Via Trieste
Magazine/News papers Shop, you can buy the tickets for the bus and also the Tourist Travelcard Pass for busses plus the "Vaporetto", (public water boats). For any informations you can contact me 24h/7d!!
Beauty Centre!!!
La Dea Venere Di Fiamengo Sue Ellen & C. S.A.S.
183 Via Trieste
Beauty Centre!!!
Food Scene
Very Good Bakery!
Panificio Tegon Venezia
148 Via Trieste
Very Good Bakery!
Japanese Restaurant - Zhao Nami
Nami Zhao Ristorante Giapponese
45 ⛉ Piazza 27 Ottobre
Japanese Restaurant - Zhao Nami
Pizzeria Alla Conchiglia, they cook the pizza with wood oven!!!
Pizzeria Alla Conchiglia Venezia
122 Via Trieste
Pizzeria Alla Conchiglia, they cook the pizza with wood oven!!!
Pastry, Bar and Café! Very good place and very good prices!
Via Bottenigo, 7
7 Via Bottenigo
Pastry, Bar and Café! Very good place and very good prices!
Trattoria Panda - Restaurant / Tavern Very good place next to the apartment and cheaper!! https://www.tripadvisor.it/Restaurant_Review-g194812-d3515461-Reviews-Trattoria_Panda-Marghera_Veneto.html
Trattoria Panda
45 Via Bottenigo
Trattoria Panda - Restaurant / Tavern Very good place next to the apartment and cheaper!! https://www.tripadvisor.it/Restaurant_Review-g194812-d3515461-Reviews-Trattoria_Panda-Marghera_Veneto.html
Pasticceria La Rotonda
6B Via Bottenigo
If you are looking for a place where you can enjoy an excellent Neapolitan pizza prepared with care and attention to detail, the Rossopomodoro pizza restaurant will not disappoint you ... always scrupulously stuffed with fresh and genuine traditional ingredients, cooked with the traditional methods of an oven wood-fired ... When we want to relax and enjoy the joy of convenience, let us visit our restaurant with its warm and welcoming atmosphere. We will be able to enchant you with the art and professionalism of our chefs, offering you an accurate and fast service that will conquer you ... The excellent quality of our dishes and our preparations have accustomed us and a healthy and refined cuisine in a welcoming environment, destination ideal for lunches and dinners, banquets and gatherings, parties for children and groups ... and above all for a romantic dinner in search of atmosphere and intimacy both for the eye and for the palate ... with special menus based on typical products of our land and seasonal ingredients for the assembly of unique dishes according to recipes revised by our executive chefs.
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Rossopomodoro Venezia San Marco
404 Calle Larga S. Marco
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If you are looking for a place where you can enjoy an excellent Neapolitan pizza prepared with care and attention to detail, the Rossopomodoro pizza restaurant will not disappoint you ... always scrupulously stuffed with fresh and genuine traditional ingredients, cooked with the traditional methods of an oven wood-fired ... When we want to relax and enjoy the joy of convenience, let us visit our restaurant with its warm and welcoming atmosphere. We will be able to enchant you with the art and professionalism of our chefs, offering you an accurate and fast service that will conquer you ... The excellent quality of our dishes and our preparations have accustomed us and a healthy and refined cuisine in a welcoming environment, destination ideal for lunches and dinners, banquets and gatherings, parties for children and groups ... and above all for a romantic dinner in search of atmosphere and intimacy both for the eye and for the palate ... with special menus based on typical products of our land and seasonal ingredients for the assembly of unique dishes according to recipes revised by our executive chefs.
Amazing Pizza next to the apartment, with deliver service.
Al Vecio Tris Di Vitucci Alessio E Ghezzo Maurizio
158 Via Trieste
Amazing Pizza next to the apartment, with deliver service.
Very good deliver food and pizza!
Jolly Pizzeria & Kebab
54 D Via Cà Rossa
Very good deliver food and pizza!
Parks & Nature
For relax, walk and jogging at just few meters from the apartment!! The Park of Marghera Catene, opened in 2010, covers eight hectares planted to quarce, elm, ash, white poplars and other varieties of trees and shrubs, as well as quanttro hectares of wildflower meadows and 6000 square meters of lawns!!
Parco Catene
For relax, walk and jogging at just few meters from the apartment!! The Park of Marghera Catene, opened in 2010, covers eight hectares planted to quarce, elm, ash, white poplars and other varieties of trees and shrubs, as well as quanttro hectares of wildflower meadows and 6000 square meters of lawns!!
Drinks & Nightlife
Very beautiful bar next to the apartment!!!
Bread & Butter
Very beautiful bar next to the apartment!!!
Shopping
The Eurospin Supermarket! Monday to Friday: 08:30–13:00 / 15:00–19:30 Saturday: 08:30–20:00 Sunday: 08:30–13:00
Eurospin
The Eurospin Supermarket! Monday to Friday: 08:30–13:00 / 15:00–19:30 Saturday: 08:30–20:00 Sunday: 08:30–13:00
Monday to Saturday: 08:30–20:00 Sunday: 08:30–13:00 / 15:30–19:30
IN's Mercato
163 F Via Trieste
Monday to Saturday: 08:30–20:00 Sunday: 08:30–13:00 / 15:30–19:30
Find your favourite designer brands up to 70% less, all year round. Our beautiful setting with mosaics and frescoes - inspired by Venetian and Treviso palazzos - cafes and restaurants, our children’s play area, free parking and with more than 150 boutiques, we have something for everyone. From iconic fashion brands like Prada, Gucci, Armani, Fendi, Polo Ralph Lauren, Jil Sander, Roberto Cavalli and Paul Smith to sporting labels, like Nike and The North Face, and high-street favourites, like Guess and Desigual.
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Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet
1 Via Marco Polo
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Find your favourite designer brands up to 70% less, all year round. Our beautiful setting with mosaics and frescoes - inspired by Venetian and Treviso palazzos - cafes and restaurants, our children’s play area, free parking and with more than 150 boutiques, we have something for everyone. From iconic fashion brands like Prada, Gucci, Armani, Fendi, Polo Ralph Lauren, Jil Sander, Roberto Cavalli and Paul Smith to sporting labels, like Nike and The North Face, and high-street favourites, like Guess and Desigual.
120 stores in Nave de Vero To prepare your visit, you will find all the information on shops in your mall Nave de Vero. Consult the list of our brands and look for them on a map. You can access the catalogs and find discount codes to you dedicated. Clothing for men, women, children, shoes, accessories, electronics, sports and much more awaits you at our center. https://nave-de-vero.klepierre.it/Shopping
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Nave de Vero
20 Via Pietro Arduino
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120 stores in Nave de Vero To prepare your visit, you will find all the information on shops in your mall Nave de Vero. Consult the list of our brands and look for them on a map. You can access the catalogs and find discount codes to you dedicated. Clothing for men, women, children, shoes, accessories, electronics, sports and much more awaits you at our center. https://nave-de-vero.klepierre.it/Shopping