In occasion of my date’s first visit in Italy, other than Turin, I wanted to bring him to one of the most famous and charming city in Italy, Venice. I went there once when I was probably 13yo, and basically all my memories faded, so since Venice is known to be a very romantic city I thought it would have been the perfect destination.
Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.
The Republic of Venice was a major financial and maritime power, as well as a very important center of commerce (especially silk, grain, and spice) and art (it was also the birthplace of Antonio Vivaldi). The City State of Venice is considered to have been the first real international financial center. This made Venice a wealthy city throughout most of its history.
Venice has been ranked the most beautiful city in the world as of 2016. The city is facing some major challenges however, including financial difficulties, erosion, subsidence and an excessive number of tourists in peak periods
It was a long weekend, from the 30th of October to the 1st of November. We left Turin Sunday morning and we came back Tuesday evening. Continue reading