With so many ancient structures in need of constant upkeep, Italy is no stranger to scaffolding. Venice’s St. Mark’s Basilica, in particular, is known for constantly being under repair.For the First Time in More Than 20 Years, the Facade of St. Mark’s Basilica is Scaffold-Free
It’s the conundrum that many travelers to Venice face: how to be a tourist but avoid other tourists.
If you’re in Venice for the Biennale, consider stopping by Fondazione Prada’s “Portable Classic” exhibit, which features mini models of famous Italian sculptures, including the Farnese Hercules and the Laocoön. Source: Prada Exhibit Showcases Miniature Reproductions of Classical Sculptures :… Classical Sculptures in Miniature Form at New Venice Exhibit
Veronese Green is named after Verona-born painter Paolo Caliari, also known as Veronese. I used the color to guide me on my travels in Venice.
About half an hour by train from Venice and even closer to Padua is Hotel Millepini Terme, a spa hotel that has the Guinness World Record for the world’s deepest thermal pool. The Y-40 The Deep Joy is 137-feet deep (40 meters)… Veneto Spa Hotel Has the World’s Deepest Thermal Pool
The exhibit “Leonardo da Vinci, The Universal Man” will be at Venice’s Accademia, which owns 30 Leonardo works. It will bring together 27 other Leonardo masterpieces from various European museums such as the Uffizi, the National Gallery of Parma, the… Venice Hosts Biggest Leonardo da Vinci Show in 30 years