Mariano Fortuny was a multifaceted versatile talented person and had a vast eclectic culture. He was a fashion and costume designer, an inventor, a photographer with a skilled eye and created many lamps, fabrics and garments. He spent many decades of his life in Venice, in Palazzo Pesaro degli Orfei, and purchased a former convent area with garden on the Giudecca island for his factory bringing it back to life
Brimming with calm and silence, beauty and peace, the Redentore Garden is dotted with fruit and ornamental trees, luscious greenery, fruits and vegetables, stunning flowers, and a breathtaking view of the southern Venetian lagoon and its islands.
An itinerary to discover the Giudecca island and its architectural treasures, unveiling at the same time an unexpected, authentic surprise. Michele Savorgnano has fulfilled a life-long dream of re-converting a wide and abandoned area of the island into a patch of land devoted to cultivation with vines, fruit trees, plants, flowers.