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The stories of Venice told by the ones that love the city and live there
The “Miracle of the Slave” by Jacopo Tintoretto: an absolute Masterpiece

The “Miracle of the Slave” by Jacopo Tintoretto: an absolute Masterpiece

Tintoretto was one of the most important painters of the Venetian Renaissance. He produced lots of works of art both for churches and for Scuole Grandi (Great Schools).
At the Gallerie dell’Accademia one of his masterpieces is displayed. Originally painted for the Scuola Grande di San Marco, the ‘Miracle of the Slave’ was completed in 1548 and it was a real and complete revolution from the artistic point of view: colors, figures, diagonals and much more. Let’s discover it together reading the following post.

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Isabella Canali Andreini and the job of acting

Isabella Canali Andreini and the job of acting

Isabella Canali Andreini was the one who really started the profession of actress, ennobling this often discredited and opposed profession. Besides, her name, Isabella, coincides with a specific character of the Commedia dell’Arte, that of the “Innamorata” or “l’Amorosa”, such was her skill in giving depth and credibility to the characters she played on stage.

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In Venice with Kids: how is Venice built?

In Venice with Kids: how is Venice built?

Hey kids! Are you looking for an adventure to experience in Venice? Why don’t you join us in one of our special tours for families?
Take a look at this blog post by our Best Venice Guide Monica Gambarotto: you can have an example of our programs that we have projected for you. It will be a lot of fun for the whole family! Join us in our adventures!

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Tours in Venice for the blind and visually impaired visitors: the Carnival tour

Tours in Venice for the blind and visually impaired visitors: the Carnival tour

A guided tour in Venice for blind or visually impaired visitors: let’s explore the world of the 18th century in Venice, in particular through the tradition of the mask in papier-mâché and chocolate, a drink that became quite popular, albeit quite expensive, exactly in those years. We will visit a workshop where masks are made and then enjoy a chocolate tasting in an artisanal laboratory.

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El Scaleter or the art of making pastry

El Scaleter or the art of making pastry

Among the many wonders of Venice there are certainly its pasticcerie – patisseries , all highly appreciated for their history and above all the quality of their delicacies. El scaleter is an old Venetian term, which can be translated as pastry chef, since the scaleteri made and sold all sorts of pastries and sweets.

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My college in Venice: “Marco Foscarini”

My college in Venice: “Marco Foscarini”

Several years have passed since I finished high school. Women customarily never say how old they are, so I will not tell you what year it was! Suffice it to say it was not a century ago! I lived on the island of Lido at that time and I attended Marco Foscarini College, section A, in the Cannaregio district of Venice

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