Articles tagged with: Italy
It’s carnival time in Italy! From the end of January, carnival fever will grip many cities and towns in Italy: carnival floats, masked balls, masked parades, children dressed in fancy costumes, typical delicacies such as frappe or zeppole, multicoloured streamers, confetti and all the riotous fun of this joyous time in Italy will enliven the otherwise cold and dreary winter
Yes there are canals on Burano but there are also strips of garden and open spaces which is rare on both Venice and Murano. When you alight at the main waterbus stop in Burano, there is a large open space and you can see houses with gardens.
And that is another reason why you should visit the island. Houses – much more modern than in Venice – are brightly coloured
Venice, Grand CanalFor those planning a holiday in Italy this summer, here are a few events that might tempt you.
Asti: Palio di Asti. Held on September 3rd, the horse race has twenty-one riders and is preceded by a parade of well over 1,000 people. Try a “bönet”, which is a chocolate pudding, with [...]
In the wake of last Friday’s Costa Concordia cruise ship tragedy off the Italian coast, you’d be forgiven for being put off booking a cruise this year.
It’s understandable that the unforgettable image of a ship lying on its side will see many consumers shy away from cruises, but the CD-Traveller team won’t be among them.