When planning a vacation to anywhere around the world, being undecided about a place to go that you have never seen before is quite typical. This time around, do not be undecided, Venice is the place to go. The vacation may be for a honeymoon, a simple stress free vacation, a family trip, or a surprise engagement. For whatever the purpose, one can enjoy the great pleasure of Venice in Italy.
Venice ( Venezia in Italian) is a city located in northeastern Italy. To many people, Venice is well-known by several names including “Queen of the Adriatic”, “City of Water” and “The Floating City”, “City of Canals.” Venice was built on an archipelago (an island group or a collection of islands) of 117 islands formed by 177 canals in a shallow lagoon, connected by 409 bridges. Venice has around 260, 000 inhabitants. The name “Venice” stemmed from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region in the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Parts of Venice are famous for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and their artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site. The climate in Venice is characterized by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cool winters.
Venice is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world for its celebrated art and architecture. It is widely known as one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Tourism has been a major sector of Venetian industry since the 18th century. Many of Venice’s canals and gondola boats are used by tourists to travel around the city. A great number of attractions exist in Venice, such as San Marco Basilica, the Grand Canal, and the Piazza San Marco. The Lido di Venezia is also a popular, luxurious destination, attracting thousands of actors, critics, celebrities and other people from the theatrical industry. In addition, this Italian city was a very important center of commerce (for silk, grain and spice trade) and art from the 13th century up to the end of the 17th century. With this important trade sector, Venice was made to be a wealthy city throughout most of its history. With actors and critics in mind, the city is a usually popular in regards to essays, novels, and other works of fictional or non-fictional literature. Some of these include Casanova’s autobiographical History of My Life, Ben Jonson’s Volpone (1605-1606), Anne Rice’s Cry to Heaven (1982), “Merchant of Venice” by Shakespeare (ca. 1596-1598) and Othello, Philippe Sollers’ Watteau in Venice and “Candide” by Voltaire. Two of Venice’s most famous writers were Marco Polo and later on, Giacomo Casanova. Giacomo was a prolific writer and a famous adventurer typically remembered for his autobiography, Histoire De Ma Vie (Story of My Life), which links his colorful lifestyle to the city of Venice.
Venice is a major fashion and shopping center. Roberta di Camerino is the only major Italian fashion brand to be based in Venice. The brand was established in 1945, and is renowned for its innovative handbags featuring hardware by Venetian artisans. When shopping for Venetian and Italian food and wine specialties, one can go down to Mascari or Casa del Parmigiano near Rialto and I Tre Mercanti flagship store near Piazza San Marco. Several of the fashion boutiques and jewelry shops in the city are located on or near the Rialto Bridge and in the Piazza San Marco. On the tasty food side of Venice, Cuisine from Venice is typically about the seafood, but also includes garden products from the islands of the lagoon, rice from the mainland, and polenta (a dish consisting of boiled cornmeal).Venice is famous for the golden, oval-shaped cookies called baicoli and for other types of sweets, such as “pan del pescatore” (bread of the fisherman), cookies with almonds and pistachio nuts; cookies with fried Venetian cream, or the bussolai (butter biscuits and shortbread). The ever popular dessert “tiramisu” is considered to have been invented in Treviso in the late 1960s. It is very popular in the Veneto area.
The Carnival of Venice is held annually in the city, which lasts for approximately two weeks. Masks are usually worn for this festival. Another memorable festival is “Festa del Redentore”, which is held usually in the third Sunday of July. It began as a feast to give thanks for the end of the plague of 1576. This feast was held on the day of the Feast of the Most Holy Redeemer. This was done in order to give thanks for the end of the terrible plague of 1576, which killed about 50,000. Unfortunately persons including the great painter Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) was killed. Fireworks are a big attraction to this festival. On the eve of the festival, fireworks start to be displayed. As of early in the morning, many persons begin to decorate their boats or the small wooden terraces on rooftops from where they can admire the fireworks. With all this in mind, Venice is one of the most amusing, entertaining and interesting cities of choice.
You can’t miss Venice and all of its mystery, hidden around every bridge. Bellarome is the travel destination agency to take care of all your travel needs. The staff have over 20 years’ experience in planning vacations for both experienced and first time travelers. The staff are dedicated, dependable and are very effective in helping any individual or family to the place of their choice. They are able to provide you with luxury accommodations, tours, just name it! The staff ensure that everyone gets value for their money for a memorable trip to Venice, and enjoys the thrilling and moments to never forget. Travel arrangements are made so that every client is comfortable, relaxed and excited about their visit Italy. One can opt for a wide range of different existing tours or opt for tours which cater to a specific area of interest as requested by the clients. Be sure to contact us via email, phone or via website for more information. Likewise, you can fill in the request a quote form via our website, which will give an estimate for the type of vacation you need. To get ongoing updates, subscribe to their newsletter which will give information of destinations, discounts and so on.
Venice is definitely the vacation destination to suit any needs. Come enjoy the beautiful and amazing attractions, taste the scrumptious cuisine and so much more in the city of Venice, Italy. Be sure to keep the budget as there are so many places to go and so many things to do. Life will never be the same if this opportunity would be missed. Bring along the entire family or spouse or just go alone. Whatever the choice, Venice is the destination vacation for fun, excitement and happiness. Make it a date! Come experience a whole new different world away from home. Visit Venice. Visit the place that offers the thrill of a lifetime!
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