Venice: The Ruyi

Alberto Toso Fei

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It is NOT to be confused with supplì, which are a strictly Roman speciality and are pretty much unheard of in the rest of the peninsula. The work of Aldus Manutius (also Aldo Manuzio) (1449–1515), who opened his print shop in Venice in the 1490s, is especially notable. Our primary guide, Nina, was a great resource and provided good context to the places we were going. The company started with organising weddings and events, gradually building up experience towards larger more complicated events and eventually expanding into Carnival Events.

Northeast Italy, 2nd (Cadogan Guide Venice, Venetia & the

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Napoleon was regarded as a liberator by the city's Jewish population. We can offer you flower arrangements and bouquets in Italy. Melbourne restaurateur and Biennale patron Rinaldo Di Stasio shares his favourite haunts and secret corners of this special city. All rooms provide a warm welcome thanks to classic furnishings interpreted in a modern key, original trompe-l'oeil frescoes, and attractive bathrooms complete with delightful courtesy supplies and hairdryers.

Lonely Planet Venice & the Veneto (Travel Guide)

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At sunset, take a walk down to the Ponte Vecchio to engage in the passeggiata (or "evening stroll"). The adventure is depicted in the 13th-century mosaic above the door farthest left of the front entrance of the Basilica. From tournaments and money games where enjoying for thousands of dollars ended up being something just the elite number of did, these days there are tournaments with more than $65million dollar reward pools! “This story of Italian artisans is one of valuables and values” writes Isabella Brega, author of the following article adapted from Traveler‘s Italian edition, Touring.

Venice: Traveling Naturally in the City of Water

Dorian Yates

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For Americans, you can find a place called Quanto Basta pizza that serves an American-style pizza with pepperoni and french fries. For centuries Venice was a republic of immense power; controlling trade routes in the Adriatic, and waging successful wars with rival states. Clever tip: If you don't see any cheap �22-�35 fares between Zurich and Milan, only expensive �70+ fares, try using the German Railways site www.bahn.de/en to book a cheap ticket from �39 from Freiburg (Bresigau) to Milan, manipulating the journey planner to produce a journey which uses the Zurich-Milan train that you want, and simply not use the Freiburg-Zurich portion.

Venice Pocket Guide, 3rd (Thomas Cook Pocket Guides)

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Always carry with you a note about the address and phone number of your embassy. Through their efforts, people like Enrico raise international awareness and renewed appreciation for real Murano glass and make the work of modern Murano glass masters more accessible to people around the world. This takes 3 websites, so do a dry run on all three before booking for real. Based on what we had learned and the Rick Steve's books it gave us a lot to choose from and explore in our free time. "Although not as popular as the Colosseum or the Vatican I was most impressed with the Basilica of Saint Clement.

Blue Guide Venice (Blue Guides)

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As for the citizens, the high prices keep them from enjoying their own land. Or else, a "NON POTABILE" warning is posted. The rooms have tented curtains over tall windows, inlaid antique furnishings and ornate built-in dressers hand-painted in 18th-century Venetian style. Sarah was just about everything you'd want in a guide. WI-FI Internet access, washer and dryer, satellite TV, I-pod dock station, CD and DVD player are available free of charge. Your tour highlights exceptional examples of Florentine painting with an aim to help you better understand the works of masters including Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci.

Real Venice (The Real guides)

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Or take a vaporetto (water bus, seen here), water taxi, or (if you're loaded) a gondola... Spend a full free day in Assisi or add an excursion. Venice, one of the ‘bucket list’ cities of the world, and one of the most endangered due to its foundation of low mud-banked islands amid the lagoon waters of the Adriatic Sea. Another Venetian institution is Bacareto da Lele (Campo dei Tolentini 183), where local students and boatmen stop by from work for a little glass of wine and mini-panini full of cheese and ham especially for take away.

Secret Venice

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Efficent way to see new places: ExperiencePlus! does the research, selects the best routes and sights, and makes the arrangements. Grappa is made by distilling grape skins after the juice has been squeezed from them for winemaking, so you could imagine how it might taste. However, Italiarail.com is in plain English and happily accepts English place names, whereas Trenitalia.com requires Italian-language place names, for example 'Roma' for Rome, 'Napoli' for Naples, 'Firenze' for Florence, 'Venezia Santa Lucia' for Venice and has a few quirks, although one advantage is that it allows you to select specific seats.

AA Key Guide Venice

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Whether you're interested in saving money to explore more of Venice by staying in an affordable hotel, or you want to relax in splendor in one of the luxury hotels, you can find the perfect hotel to meet your needs in Venice. Make sure your gondollier can sing -- most don't. Wait near the train information board located above the cafe in the main hall to figure out which track your train will leave from. Breathe in the aroma of fresh Italian food and taste quality wine on the restaurant terraces.

DK Eyewitness Pocket Map and Guide: Venice

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Located in the heart of Venice, the Piazzetta is an extension of the Piazza toward the lagoon. I really enjoyed staying multiple nights in one place. Most post offices close about 13:00 or 14:00 and only a central post office in most towns will re-open in the late afternoon. The history of Venice Italy is largely the story of refugees seeking protection in the lagoons away from the unprotected countryside, whose ancestors would go on to help shape one of the most dominant city states in the Middle Ages.