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[29 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]
Welcome on Board – The Lake Garda regatta “La Virgiliana”

Lake Garda waters and beautiful setting is not new to be an unique and ideal destination for a number of water sports such as sailing, windsurfing, paragliding, kitesurfing, canoeing and even scuba diving and the background to many national and international races. That’s also merit to its winds that blow all over the waters’ lake: brisk winds are most known at the top northern lake to gentle breezes at the foot.

To open the sailing season 2010 is the traditional regatta “La Virgiliana” that sees beautiful boats battling it out in …

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[14 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
The 32° “Su e zo per i ponti” Venice’s marathon

This 18th of April Venice will be once again the background for the 32nd race “Up and down the bridges”. The event is all about experiencing Venice in an unusual way: a fun day of healthy, non-competitive marathon running over a 13-km walk, up 53 bridges. If you are not-so-fit try the shortcut, a 6km walk up and down 26 bridges, better? Yet, you don’t have to worry about proving your athletics’ skills, instead focus on soaking up the beauty of Venice, winding your way through the major sightseeing …

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[11 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
The triumph of 3 great Venetian masters of the Renaissance: Giorgione, Cima da Conegliano, Jacopo da Ponte Exhibitions 2010

In case anyone misses it out, the hub of the cultural scene of this spring in Veneto are 3 great exhibitions, each dedicated to three Renaissance masters, happening almost at the same time this spring.
The first to open the door of this artistic season was the Giorgione in Castelfranco Veneto in occasion of his 500th anniversary and, if you haven’t seen it yet, hurry up as it will run till April.

But now, you can also enjoy 38 great masterpieces of Cima da Conegliano and 15 exclusive paintings and one drawing …

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[5 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Dip into a chocolicious weekend in the Dolomites

Veneti chocolate’s addicts are delight in hearing that the 4th edition of “Cioccolando” is back in the Dolomites. The event, which celebrate all things cocoa-coated, will take place this weekend 5-6-7 March in Auronzo di Cadore.

During these 3days there will be heaps of chocolate tastings, competitions, watching sculptors carving their artworks with tons of chocolate and, if you are close enough, getting to eat the chippings!
Talking about sweet success, Mirco Della Vecchia will attempt to break another of his Guinness world’s record this time with a 8-mt replica of …

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[5 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Sensational Venice Carnival 2010

If I said Carnival which city would it evokes? Not Rio, remember this is a blog about Veneto.. hellooo?
Of course, Venice where else, this world-famous, old-centuries event that at its origin enabled people of all social classes to mix and mischief together (the masks helped people remain anonymous ) which takes place in the stunning setting of the only pedestrian and maybe also the most romantic city in the world.

Are you planning to be among the thousands folks that, as last year, will gather along Venice streets? Surely every …