Tiziano Vecellio

In this article we discuss one of the most important exponents of the Venetian school, a multifaceted and innovative artist, the master Tiziano Vecellio. Tiziano Vecellio, known simply as Tiziano, was born between 1488/1490 in Pieve di Cadore, a small town nestled in the Cadore mountains in the province of Belluno. Still at a young …

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Risi and Bisi

In this article we discuss one of the most famous and characteristic dishes of the Veneto region, appreciated also by the most critics, the popular risi and bisi. Risi and Bisi (Rice and Peas) seems like a play on words, but it is one of the most typical dishes of Venetian cuisine, based on rice …

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The Wines of the Veneto Region

In this article we treat the wines of the Veneto region, produced in an area of 78,200 hectares, between mountains, hills and plains and with a production of 8,989,000 hectoliters of excellent wine, which qualifies as the largest and most productive wine region of Italy. It all started with the Venetians who undertook the first …

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Villa Pojana

In this chapter we discuss one of the most precious gems of the lower Vicenza area, made by the architect Andrea Palladio, the Villa Pojana. Villa Pojana is another incredible work by the architect Andrea Palladio, who designed this villa around 1546, in Pojana Maggiore, in the province of Vicenza. The work was commissioned by …

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The Venezia Arsenal

The ancient Venezia Arsenal  is a large and complex shipyard and various workshops, located in the Castello district and which includes a very large area of the city of Venezia. Its position easily guaranteed the supply of timber, which organized in rafts descended the rivers of the region, up to the lagoon. The need for …

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San Marco Bell Tower

From the top of the San Marco Bell Tower you can enjoy wonderful views of the city, the lagoon and, visibility permitting, of the snow-covered Dolomites as a World Heritage Site. It is one of the symbols of Venezia, and among the most visited places in the city, with its 98 meters high, it is …

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In this chapter we treat one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities of Valbelluna, do not miss the fascinating Feltre. Feltre, situated between the Piave river and the Dolomites, is a pretty walled city divided into two parts: the old part clinging to the hill with the walls and the modern part that, despite …

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Follina, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, is located between the streets of Prosecco wine in a verdant valley, rich in woods, water springs and lush vineyards, in a territory steeped in history and traditions. In these lands important noble dynasties originated which made the history of the Serenissima Republic of Venice, and …

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