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Weather in Venice on Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:26 is Blustery Wind

2016-08-30
Blustery Wind  26°C Wind: North 9 m/s Pressure: 0 mbar Visibility: 19 km Humidity: 64% Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:26

Can We Save Venice Before It’s Too Late?

2016-08-28
PISA, Italy — A deadly plague haunts Venice, and it’s not the cholera to which Thomas Mann’s character Gustav von Aschenbach succumbed in the Nobel laureate’s 1912 novella “Death in Venice.” A rapacious tourist monoculture threatens Venice’s ...

Venice: The Match Factory Sells ‘Through the Wall’ to Italy’s Cinema SRL (EXCLUSIVE)

2016-08-29
Kicking in its Venice business, Germany’s The Match Factory, often one of the most active sales on the Lido, has licensed Rama Burshtein’s “Through the Wall” for Italy to vet Valerio de Paolis’ new distribution house Cinema SRL. “Through the ...

Ciao! A Postcard from Venice, Italy

2016-08-29
Best hang out spot? Ancora Realto Mercato is a stunning little wine bar right by the Rialto Bridge. It has an old world feel with the interior boasting sandstone walls and tiny windows that peer out onto the water. If you want to sit in the sunshine there ...

Three Jewish ghettos that have made history

2016-08-29
Recently we took a cruise from Barcelona, Spain to Venice, Italy. During this cruise we did excursions to three Jewish ghetto’s and learned many interesting facts about Jewish history and culture. For example, the Barcelona cathedral is built with stolen ...

Venice prepares for annual topless parade and protest

2016-08-28
"Venice Beach was founded and designed around the European culture of Venice, Italy," the neighborhood council said, "and ... topless [sun]bathing is commonplace throughout Europe, much of the rest of the world and many places within the U.S." Organizers ...

Venice, Deauville, Toronto, New York: the movies in the spotlight at fall's festivals

2016-08-29
After scoring success at Venice in 2009 with "A Single Man," Tom Ford is heading back to Italy for the 2016 edition of the world's oldest film festival, August 31 to September 10. The director will present "Nocturnal Animals," a thriller starring Amy Adams ...

Exploring Venice – Italy.

2016-08-24
Hello lovely humans, today’s post is about one of the most treasured weekend breaks i have had the pleasure of enjoying. Where?Venice – Italy. Booked with ?British Airways. When? January. Upon arrival we hopped across the bridge on the bus and i was ...

Venice Film Festival tones down the glitz amid Italy quake gloom

2016-08-29
The world’s oldest cinema fair is set to quietly launch its traditional mix of blockbusters and independent productions on Wednesday as Italy recovers from a deadly earthquake. Rome (dpa) – This year’s Venice Film Festival is set to open with a more ...

Venice, Italy

2016-08-27
You will get lost in Venice, but that’s the point. The romance lies in wandering hand-in-hand through narrow streets and stopping in at tiny shops selling luxury. It’s in floating the canals in a gondola or cruising to the quaint shores of Burano.

Experience the free and authentic beauty of Old Venice

2016-08-25
Venice, Italy, is a destination on most dream travel lists. The beauty of the city lives up to the romantic ideal that has formed around it. Everything about the place is original and unique. The town is particularly captivating. Although the city has ...