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Archive: dicembre 2012

Christmas at the Golden Basilica: Five Treasures to Discover

Christmas at the Golden Basilica: Five Treasures to Discover

Golden treasures on view, bells concert and mystic chants: On Christmas Eve, the Basilica di San Marco reveals its precious…

Christmas Card from Venice

Christmas Card from Venice

Christmas Eve in Venice ... this is the most quiet and calmest day of the year. But before the evening sets in, our town i…

A Christmas Treat: Venetian Coffee Culture

A Christmas Treat: Venetian Coffee Culture

What remains today of the 206 cafes that were counted in Venice by the year 1750?  This coffee house tradition is still kep…

Savoring a December night on Piazza San Marco

Savoring a December night on Piazza San Marco

The evenings before Christmas, when dawn and wet mists set in from the late afternoon, are a good time to get to know ano…