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treasures of italy A refined and elegant publication dedicated to the Italian Art and culture. On the pages of Treasures of Italy, dear reader, you will find all the best of Italian tradition and art: monuments, historical buildings, paintings, sculptures and religious art. The history of Italian art is connected in many ways to the history of Western art. After Etruscan civilization and especially the Roman Republic and Empire that dominated this part of the world for many centuries, Italy has been central to the European art during the Marco Pion | Director

Renaissance, and saw also European artistic dominance in the 16th and 17th centuries with the Baroque artistic movement. Treasures of Italy collects all this richness in an elegant and refined editorial product, fully dedicated to Italy and its wonderful selection of religious art, museums and places and

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Table of Contents

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Apulia

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lazio

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liguria

16 PIEDMONT 20 sicily 26 tuscany 30 veneto

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Apulia apulia Treasures of Italy | 2013 Edition


From Gargano to Salento, the Region Apulia reveals breathtaking views, crystal clear sea and coastlines that have nothing lost from the original splendor. However, Apulia is not only sea, sun and wind , but also a warm and charming hinterland, endless stretches of olive trees and campaigns that climb up with the characteristic Trulli in Alberobello, in the province of Bari. Castel Del Monte, one of the highest Frederick architecture, dominates the hill from the territory of Andria; Vieste, Peschici and Rodi Garganico, pearls of Gargano, offering visitors a glimpse of the ancient sea life all the flavor of freshly caught fish. Going down to the Salento, you come to the land of Bari, the heart of the Region. The Patron Saint Nicholas Cathedral, the old town and the seafront are the main attractions of the city. Passing through towns such as Monopoli, Ostuni, Cisternino and Savelletri , you get to Lecce and the Salento. Gallipoli, Santa Cesarea Terme, Santa Maria di Leuca are currently considered the Maldives in Italy.

4 Castro Marina

6 Marina di Ginosa

1 Peschici

5 Gallipoli

3 Ostuni Marina

2 Vieste

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Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo are historic homes that have been restored.

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Quaint, secluded and luxurious in the heart of Salento, just a short drive from the coast.

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The 25-bedroom property is very suggestive and charming, surrounded by hundreds of

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acres of centuries-old olive trees. The country house also offers various leisure activities on site, thanks to the outdoor large infinity pool, the gym, the massage room and the park. A golf green just 15 min away by car.

Air Conditioning Internet WiFi

Delicious cuisine at “Rifugio del Re” Restaurant, a variety of dishes from the local area,

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some traditional and some with a modern twist to them.

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Within easy driving distance of all the important cultural sights, the famous Lecce’s

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baroque and secret gems of Salento. Great find not too far off the beaten-path. A truly special experience, welcome warm and

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hospitable staff await you at Tenuta Monacelli & Masseria Giampaolo.

Outdoor Swimming Pool Fitness Centre

Via Giacomo Monticelli, Cerrate – 73100 Lecce (LE) – Italy

SPA

Phone: +39 0832382037 – Fax +39 0832382037

Panoramic View

www.tenutamonacelli.com – info@tenutamonacelli.com

Family Friendly

Open all year exept November

Pets Allowed

Credit Cards: American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Diners Club

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Distance from the Beach: 3 km

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Suite Torre

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Lazio is not only Rome, the most important city in the world for art, archeology and religious tourism. The Lazio region is one of the world’s richest archaeological areas. These are areas of high archaeological interest, equipped for the study and for cultural tourism. Between nature reserves and castles, abbeys and ancient traditions, stand a lot of medieval villages, often placed on top of an hill with breathtaking views. In many towns and villages is possible to visit a museum, a permanent exhibition or a private collection and also monuments of an acient heritage. In Lazio we also find many abbeys and sanctuaries noteworthy as the Abbey of Monte Cassino, the abbey of Casamari, the Cistercian Abbey of Fossanova and many others.

RIETI

VITERBO

ROMA

FROSINONE LATINA

1 Canino

3 Palestrina

2 Subiaco

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Lazio

Altavista – Casa Vacanza Via degli Scacciati, 30 – 00036 Palestrina (RM) – Italy Phone: +39 3336205004 – www.altavistaroma.it – info@altavistaroma.it

Art and culture

Altavista is an ideal self-catering home for those seeking a safe, comfortable, centrally located holiday home in a historic town. Archaeological museum and parking lots are a two minute walk from the house. Many local attractions: museums, historic villas, amusement parks, thermal baths, theaters, restaurants and outlet shopping centers. Lazio beaches are about an hour and a half away, while quiet hiking paths are just steps away in the Apennine hills behind the house.

Lazio is the frame of occidental progress, Christian

Colosseum

culture, legends, thermal spas, ancient history and

Another must see attraction is the Rome’s colos-

much more. The region has different but comple-

seum. This has been stated as one among the

mentary features, spectacular horizons among its

seven wonders of the world as a masterpiece

numerous towns with unblemished sceneries.

of impeccable value. It was built by emperor

A visit to Lazio should be inclusive of the following

Vespasian and was the venue of the ancient

top artistic and monumental attractions that are

Rome’s games including the famous gladiator

spread throughout the five core provinces:

fights.

Villa Borghese gardens

Viterbo

On your first stop to Rome, visit villa Borghese,

This is well known as the city of the popes since

here you can take a walk or cycle as you enjoy

most were either born, lived or died in this place.

the numerous views of parks. Villa Borghese is big

A renaissance cathedral stands in Piazza San

landscape garden containing buildings, museums

Lorenzo with the most famous city the Palazzo Dei

and other attractions.

Papi that was built around the 13th century.

Villas of Tivoli

The Capitoline museums

Tivoli in Latina host two most famous villas that

The Capitoline museums i.e. Palazzo dei Con-

one can find in the entire Lazio: Villa Adriana and

servatori and Palazzo Nuovo are housed by the

Villa d’Este both of which are not only Tivoli’s

outstanding Piazza del Campidoglio. These are

major tourist attraction sites but also part of the

the museums with the most important collection

UNESCO World Heritage list. Located close to Riv-

including great sculptures and painting.

er Aniene, the town has a splendid climate housing wealthy Romans for their holiday retreats.

Vatican City This pulse of catholic life is regarded as the small-

Pantheon

est country in the world located in the heart of

Pantheon was the world’s largest concrete struc-

Rome. Vatican City is a destination for those not

ture until the 20th century and still stands as the

only seeking blessing from the pope but as well

most complete Rome’s ancient building as well as

for visitors who are attracted by the brilliant art-

the most spectacular sight.

work of the Vatican museums.

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Liguria is blessed with a variety of landscape, sceneries and architecture. Tourists to this region will be entertained by mountains, scenic nature, ancient history and the fantastic night life. Above all these fascinating features, the most outstanding attraction are the rich cradle of art and culture in the Liguria region that attracted curious visitors from all over the world. This small portion of Italian land is well known for its hand-crafted art which is believed to be imported from the Orient. Tourists will find the antic art of weaving cotton, silk or wool as well as crafting ornaments of silver and gold which has become a real mark of the Liguria Republic fascinating. There are many amazing art galleries that have kept several masterpieces from the ancient centuries. One such gallery is the Museo dell’Accademia Linguistica di Belle Arti that has a collection of impressive works dating back to the 14th century. The many ancient castles, churches, palaces and monasteries conserve several amazing treasures of art left several years ago. A trip to this region will definitely prove fulfilling in terms of art and culture.

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2 Ceriale

4 Portofino

1 Sanremo

5 Laigueglia

6 Riomaggiore

3 Varazze

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Liguria

Camping Ali Babà

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Via Nostra Signora delle Grazie, 80 – 17023 Ceriale (SV) – Italy Phone: +39 0182990182 – Fax: +39 0182990182 – www.campingalibaba.it – info@campingalibaba.it Camping Ali Babà in Ceriale, on the Palm Riviera of Liguria region is situated on a hill with a beautiful view of the sea, surrounded by olive trees, in a quiet and peaceful place where you can spend a relaxing holiday. The bungalows are mini-air conditioned villas and have been recently renovated. Nearby there are many possibilities to visit the cities of art and culture venues.

Hotel Mediterraneo

HHH

Via Andrea Doria 18 – 17053 Laigueglia (SV) – Italy Phone +39 0182690240 – Fax +39 0182499739 – www.hotelmedit.it – mediterraneo@hotelmedit.it Since 1961, when the Hotel Mediterraneo was built and opened, we welcomed those who chose the old fishers’ village of Laigueglia and the Ligurian Riviera for their holidays. Today, fifty years later and with new generations, we are still ready to give you a warm welcome with a clear aim: offer you a suitable hotel to make sure your holiday is a pleasant one, making you feel at home.

Residence dei Due Porti Corso Trento e Trieste, 21/23 – 18038 Sanremo (IM) – Italy Phone: +39 0184506506 – Fax: +39 0184530700 www.dueporti.it – info@dueporti.it

art liguria

Single room apartments, two room apartments and three room apartments sea view in the centre of Sanremo with reception 24H/24H. Daily cleaning, internet WIFI, equipped solarium terrace, bed linen and kitchen linen included, parking. Agreement with sandy beach 10 meters far.

SANREMO – Chiesa Russa Ortodossa, the best known and most original church of Sanremo erected in 1910 on behalf of the Russian community. Consecrated in 1913 and dedicated to St. Catherine the Martyr and St. Seraphim of Sarov, was erected in the style of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow.

GENOA – Palazzo Rosso is located in Via Garibaldi in Genoa, a picturesque gallery in the city. Great decorations and architectural designs are present here. Works of Guido Reni, Van Dyck and Mattia Pretti are found in this museum.

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Piedmont is well known as the land of mountains as the Alps covers around 41% of the Piedmont region. Apart from all other entertaining features and scenery that Piedmont has to offer, nothing stands out as its richness in art and culture. The region is set in a culture of art and music and its intense culture cannot be separated from what it is famed for. The several opera theaters, high quality concerts, live music and auditoriums that offer a world class entertainment to both local and visitors are proof of the lively art in the region. Piedmont is also known for its famous long-aging and intense wines such as Barbaresco and Barolo. Tourists to this area will have the opportunity to visit the many local wineries as well as taste several types of local wines such as Dolcetto, Arneis, Grignolino and Brachetto. During the periods of April to November there are the local food and wine fairs. These fairs offer tourists a chance to interact, eat and drink with the locals as well as experience the Piedmont’s lifestyle.

VERBANIA

BIELLA NOVARA VERCELLI

TORINO ASTI ALESSANDRIA

CUNEO

1 AgliĂŠ

2 Casale Monferrato

4 Pollenzo

6 Alba

3 Lu

5 Saluzzo

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Piedmont / Saluzzo

Hotel Griselda

HHH

Hotel GRISELDA, the symbol of hospitality in Saluzzo: the location close to the center of

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the city and the pedestrian area, just 200 meters from the start of historic center, makes

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the hotel ideal for a pleasant stay. The big outside parking and the one private underground

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increase the comfort of our clients. 34 rooms (3 are suites), spacious and bright, with all the comforts (a.c., Wi-Fi, TV with satellite channels, courtesy line), TV room, bar, 2 meeting rooms for 20 and 70 people, dehors surrounded by green: Hotel GRISELDA is

Air Conditioning Internet WiFi

ready to satisfy every kind of request and necessity.

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The continental buffet, with hot and cold drinks, ham and cheese, eggs, yoghurt, cakes

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and fruit, awaits you in the breakfast room to start in the best way the new day.

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SALUZZO, a city with over 1000 years history, maintains the unchanged medieval origins, with its historical center full of monuments, buildings of great beauty, museums, so it is

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usually called “SIENA OF THE PIEDMONT”.

Outdoor Swimming Pool Fitness Centre

Corso XXVII Aprile, 13 – 12037 Saluzzo (CN) – Italy

Sauna and Massage Room

Phone: +39 017547484 – Fax: +39 017547489

Panoramic View

www.hotelgriselda.it – info@hotelgriselda.it

Family Friendly

Open all year round

Pets Allowed

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Sicily has always been the place where people of different race, religion and language met leaving an important cultural and artistic heritage. Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Normans and Spanish have enriched Sicily leaving their own legacy of monuments, traditions and treasures that only wait to be discovered. In Sicily 7 areas have bben declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Urban settlements, monuments and the background of the past make the island a unique point of view in which history melts in present. In Sicily art and culture inherited from history can be found everywhere: the Greek temples, monuments left by Byzantines, Normans and Romans, the cities of Palermo, Taormina, Catania, Siracusa, Agrigento are places that will embrace the tourists making them feel at home.

ISOLE EOLIE MESSINA PALERMO TRAPANI

ENNA CALTANISSETTA

CATANIA

AGRIGENTO

RAGUSA

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6 Feudo Spinagallo

5 Naro

3 Sciacca

1 Monreale

4 Piazza Armerina

2 Taormina

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Sicily / Agrigento

B&B Atenea 191

Services

The B&B Atenea 191 is situated in the heart of Agrigento city, right in the main commercial

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street. Placed in a XVIII century building, the B&B has 6 rooms, 5 of which have sea view.

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All the rooms are painted by hand and have different styles and decorations. Each room

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is equipped with television, heating plant, ceiling fans and private bathroom. Breakfast is mediterranean and is served in an elegant room during winter and in a wonderful terrace over the sea and the countryside during summer.

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The B&B is really closed to both the bus and the train stations (around 6 minutes

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walking), it is few meters far from Pirandello Theater and the historical center, famous for

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its stunning churches and buildings. You can easily reach the Valley of the Temples and

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Scala dei Turchi both with private and public transports (10 minutes).

Meeting Rooms Indoor Swimming Pool Outdoor Swimming Pool Fitness Centre

Via Atenea, 191 – 92100 Agrigento (AG) – Italy

Sauna and Massage Room

Phone: +39 0922595594 – Fax: +39 0922660122

Panoramic View

www.atenea191.com – info@atenea191.com

Family Friendly

Open all year

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Sicily

Iblaresort – Charme & Design Rooms

HHH

Via del Mercato, 105 – 97100 Ragusa – Italy Phone: +39 3345671165 – Fax: +39 09321700036 www.iblaresort.com – info@iblaresort.com

sicily and culture

In the heart of the historic neighborhood of Ragusa Ibla. It offers a terrace overlooking the historical centre, and rooms with Wi-Fi. With modern décor and tiled floors, stylish rooms at the Iblaresort feature a flat-screen TV, minibar and private bathroom. Guests can choose among a continental or Sicilian breakfast, made of local organic products.

Sicily Island is the heart of Italian culture since

Arabs. Though small, the chapel stands out as

the Greek colonization to the present days. The

exceedingly beautiful. The royal apartments per-

island endowed with diverse cultural, artistic and

mit visitors to be guided in groups. The Torre

monumental features attracts millions and mil-

Gioaria (one of the two towers of the palace) is

lions of people across the globe to come and wit-

said to be the most exciting portion of the build-

ness this amazing varied nature, which has been

ing. Dating back to 8th century, the Punic Foun-

there for centuries. Sicily has been Island rocked

dations is recognized for being one of the ancient

by political upheavals, struggle for power, and

part of the structure. The feeling and experience

exulted in great splendidness and liberties. Its

of touring the Palace of the Normans is unimagi-

inhabitants, landscape, culture and art represent

nable and unexplainable and therefore one can-

the impalpable spirit of Sicily Island.

not accurately describe it accurately due to the gorgeous and memorable sites in this area.

Palace of the Normans Palace of the Normans is heart and pinnacle of

Taormina Amphitheatre

the Palermo city. The palace is a gigantic build-

The Ancient Greeks built the Taormina Amphi-

ing built in the 11th century. Palantine Chapel

theatre. The atmosphere in Taormina gives one

makes the Palace of Normans famous. The

a memorable,dramatic and breathtaking experi-

chapel was built by Roger II and represents the

ence. The breeze alone is enough to make one

architectural skills of Normans, Byzantine, and

think of not leaving the place.

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There are plenty of destinations and tourist attractions of Tuscany extremely popular among tourists from all around the world. Real cradle of Western civilization, Tuscany boasts a rich artistic, historical and cultural heritage with no competitors in Italy: in addition to this, many destinations of the region (from Florence to Arezzo and the beautiful Elba Isand) are perfectly equipped wih all the facilities needed to organize successful conferences or business trips. Spending some time in Tuscany can also be a good reason to visit this wonderful region: cities like Florence, with the romantic Ponte Vecchio and the majestic Piazza della Signoria, or Siena, with its Palio and the beautiful Piazza del Campo, are obliged stops during a period in Tuscany. Pisa with its leaning tower, Arezzo and Lucca, two wonderful Medieval towns nestled in the surrounding countryside: Tuscany offers so many cultural attractions to almost overshadow its natural beauty, especially on the coast and beautiful countryside.

CARRARA PISTOIA LUCCA

PRATO FIRENZE

PISA AREZZO LIVORNO

SIENA

ISOLA D’ELBA GROSSETO

3 Bagno a Ripoli 1 Castagneto Carducci 2 Monticiano

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Tuscany / Bagno a Ripoli

Antico Spedale del Bigallo

Services

The Bigallo Hostel offers its guests the opportunity to stay among the hills of southern Florence,

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immersed in a one of a kind natural context closely connected to the territory and its traditions

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and uniqueness. The medieval building dates back to the 13th century, when it was created

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as a hospital and reception center for pilgrims. Guests can relish in the peace and quiet of the surrounding hills and the green of the olive trees while taking in a picturesque view of nearby Florence, easy to reach by bus or by

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car in only a few minutes.

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It is ideal for large organized groups as it has two dormitories with bathrooms and six

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private double and triple rooms each with private bathroom for a total of 52 beds. It has a

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beautiful garden and a panoramic terrace along with various common areas for meetings, workshops and other activities.

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Via Bigallo e Apparita, 14 – 50100 Bagno a Ripoli (FI) – Italy

Spa

Phone: +39 055630907

Panoramic View

www.anticospedalebigallo.it – ostello@anticospedalebigallo.it

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As a homeland of various talented artists such as musicians, painters, sculptors, travellers and writers, the arts and culture of Veneto is naturally rich. Today, a lot of tours are offered for the modern holiday makers as well as various activities that will let them experience first-hand the culture of the Veneto natives. Below are several recommended landmarks and attractions to visit that will definitely add spice to the tourist’s vacation get away. † The countryside, war paths, the Villas, the city of Palladio and Gold - all located in Vicenza. † The discoveries of Galileo, the home of Petrarca, the frescoes of Giotto - all of which the genius of Padova can be witnessed. † The medieval shores of Catullo, the talent of Shakespeare to Cangrande della Scala – all in Verona and the Garda Lake. † The open sky museum, the islands of Burano and Murano, the Biennale of art – all can be experienced through Bizantine Venice. † The Palladian Villas and the Little Venice both in Treviso and La Marca. † The tradition of ceramics, the sculptures of Canova and the Great War sites all of which can be seen through Bassano del Grappa, Asolo and Possagno.

BELLUNO

TREVISO VICENZA

VENEZIA VERONA

PADOVA

ROVIGO

1 Asolo

5 Caorle

6 Malcesine

2 Bassano del Grappa

4 Colà di Lazise

3 Murano

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Hotel Venezia Park

HHH

From March to November, Hotel Venezia Park offers air conditionated rooms with TV LCD,

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Free Wi-Fi in the public area , Free internet point in the lobby room, great lift for the access

Airport Shuttle (on reservation)

to the upper floors.

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Hotel Venezia Park offers little swimming pool (open June - September), big garden with hammocks, swing for kids, boys and girls. Located 4 km far from the Highway A4 – exit to Peschiera del Garda and 25 minute drive

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away from Verona, the Hotel is also ideal for visit Gardaland Park – Movieland & Caneva

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– Zoo Safari – Park thermal spa of Colà.

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You come to visit the natural beauty of Lake Garda!!

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Via Derna, 3 – 37017 Colà di Lazise (VR) – Italy

Spa

Phone: +39 0456450838 – Fax: +39 0456461378

Panoramic View

www.hotelveneziapark.com – info@hotelveneziapark.com

Family Friendly

Open from March 1st to November 9th, 2014

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Residence Galleria Gran Madò Corso Chiggiato – 30021 Caorle (VE) – Italy Phone +39 0421211923 – Fax +39 0421218378 www.agenzialunarossa.com – info@agenzialunarossa.com

the rialto bridge

New holiday complex near the beach with swimming pool, for adults and children, for a relaxed holiday. The apartments have all well furnished, big balconies, and garage. Modern complex of shops on the ground floor equipped with any comfort. The apartments are equipped with kitchen/tableware, one pillow and one blanket for each bed.

The very first step on the Grand Canal was a

when the Venetian authorities made a contract

boat bridge built in the twelfth century by the

for the renovation of the Rialto Bridge. Famous

same architect of the columns on the Piazzetta

architects such as Jacopo Sansovino, Andrea Pal-

San Marco, Nicolò Barattieri. The name of this

ladio and Vignola, presented draft pf classical ap-

bridge, called Ponte della Moneta, was due to the

proach, with several arches, which were judged

presence of the Mint, which stood at east, toward

not suitable.

San Marco. The economic and commercial life of

The race was won by Antonio da Ponte, and the

the city in this era was focused here, in the area

bridge, very similar to the previous wooden one,

known at the time Rio Alto.

was completed in 1591. The two banks of the

At around 1250, it was replaced by a wooden

Canal were reinforced in order to provide due sup-

bridge structure that opened at the top to allow

port to the arches. 6000 oak poles were placed in

the passage of ships in the Canal Grande. This

the ground on each side to support the heads. The

was rebuilt several times after the various fires

arch of the Rialto bridge has an height of 7.50 me-

that devastated the city. During this time the

ters with a span of 28 meters, divided into three

bridge was named the Rialto Bridge, an integral

tiers with walkways, with two rows of shops.

part of the market life.

It still is one of the commercial and financial cent-

In the first half of the fifteenth century along the

ers of the city; today the tourists spend fortunes

sides of the bridge, there were built two rows of

in the “souvenir shops” of the bridge - symbol of

shops. The first stone bridge in Istria rose in ‘500,

the Serenissima.

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