In this first in a series of posts about the individual Doges of Venice, we look at Paoluccio Anafesto, a semi-mythical figure recognised for centuries by Venetians as the first to hold the office of Doge.
Saturday 15th July 2018 will see the latest celebration of the Festa del Redentore, a Venetian festival that goes back 450 years. Read about the festival and its history here.
This post explores the secrets of the masegni, the traditional paving stones covering the Piazza San Marco.
Tomorrow, 3 February, will see the Festa delle Marie take place as part of the Venetian carnival. But what are its true origins? Find out here.
The second in a series of posts exploring the history of the Venetian Carnival and the events which would have taken place during the time of the Venetian Republic (697-1797).