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Around Venice & the Veneto

Welcome to HaloTrip.blogspot.com | This weekend inwards Italia is a pop 1 for traditional events as well as festivals. In Venice the Regata Storica - a boat procession as well as races - takes house on Dominicus eighth September - concluding twelvemonth ended inwards argument with angry rowers. Also this weekend , inwards the mainland Veneto , with the climax on Dominicus even out , are palio events inwards Montagnana as well as Castelfranco Veneto , both historic walled towns. Like the famous palio inwards Siena , these are costumed re-enactment type events , centred some a competitor betwixt dissimilar districts of the towns.
> Montagnana palio programme (in Italian)
> Palio of Castelfranco Veneto


Visiting Treviso

Yesterday I took a trip to Treviso as well as visited the reopened Museo di Santa Caterina. It has a skillful archaeological department as well as some interesting paintings. Most of the written explanations are inwards Italian alone - a shame given that the alone visitors I saw yesterday afternoon were English linguistic communication as well as French speakers. As good equally admiring the town inwards the sunshine , I also flora my agency into the hidden Sala del Capitolo , with the Church of San Nicolo. You truly cause got to move bold as well as larn inwards the religious seminary side past times side door - the frescoes past times Tomaso da Modena are worth the effort. New updated data volition move available really presently on our Treviso page.
> More well-nigh Treviso
Cat on the Giudecca , concluding week
And inwards Venice...
In Venice the film festival has seemed pretty unimpressive. The ornamentation of the top dog edifice - ripped white sheets with lions emerging - is underwhelming. The atmospheric condition is yet hot as well as sunny , though , as well as then festival-goers tin ever select the beach instead. (Read well-nigh the Lido).

Far to a greater extent than interesting has been my recent exploration of the Giudecca , a curious isle with all sorts of hidden alleys as well as picturesque corners. If you lot cause got a few days inwards Venice it's worth catching the vaporetto over hither for a panoramic drinkable or repast , as well as a wander around.

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