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UNESCO receives the Mayor of Venice

Paris, 24 January -The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, received the Mayor of Venice, Mr. Luigi Brugnaro, at UNESCO Headquarters, in the presence of representatives of the Italian government, to discuss the protection of the city of Venice and its Lagoon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. The discussion focused on measures taken by […]

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VINEYARDS TOURS IN THE PROSECCO HILLS

Explore the breathtaking hills and “borghi” (villages) of the Prosecco area, completely covered by vineyards: this is the home of the most famous Italian sparkling white wine. Here vineyards are producing  Prosecco since 1542, you will have the chance to experience the Prosecco terroir from different perspectives. They will guide you through the natural characteristics of […]

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Happy Birthday Venice !

Today Venice turns 1595 ! The legend says that March 25, year 421 is the date of the mythical foundation of the lagoon city, set to become one of the most important cities of Europe and the capital of an authoritative Republic with its own flag, territory, currency and laws. To the same year is […]

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11 march 2016 : inauguration of the first accessible dock for gondolas in Venice

11 march 2016: Opens the first dock  wheelchair-accessible landing place to allow people with disabilities to comfortably get on and off a gondola, according to a press release from nonprofit organization Gondolas4ALL, which launched the endeavor in 2012. The platform allows a person to board directly and without exiting his or her wheelchair. Previously, wheelchair […]

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