If you attend the famous Carnival of Venice while on vacation in Italy, be sure to try their delectable sweet treats served at the festival, such as the fritola (fritters) or a slice of fried Galan cake.
If you want to plan a fun vacation with your kids, you should definitely take them to Venice during the time of the fun traditional carnival and dress them up in authentic leather Venetian masks in San Marco Square.
You can enjoy an iconic Italian pizza in any Venetian restaurant or eatery, however if you are touring Venice you must try the traditional Venetian cuisine! You can order the Sarde in Saor, which is composed of fried sardines with onions and pine nuts in a white wine vinegar marinade.
The Medico della peste long beak design was actually developed by a doctor physician named Charles de Lorme in the 17th century in order to prevent the spread of the plague disease.
Now, during the Carnival of Venice, you will see many of the people on the streets wearing this particular bizarre mask with many designs and decorations added.