One unique way of eating the basic traditional
Venetian polenta is adding shrimps to it! There is a famous dish known as “polenta e schie” (polenta and shrimps), where the shrimps are fried and placed on the soft polenta.
Because Venice is such a popular tourist destination, the restaurants are completely filled with tourists trying the delectable traditional Venetian cuisine the city has to offer. If you spot a local, ask him or her which is the best restaurant to eat at with the most reasonable prices if you are on a budget!
The Bridge of Sighs connected to the Ducale Palace on St Mark’s Square in the city of Venice overlooks the lagoon and the picturesque San Giorgio Maggiore and caused prisoners to sigh when they catch their last glimpse of freedom as they pass into their cells in the prison from the courtroom of the palace.
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.
Antonio Vivaldi was born in 1678 in Venice and started teaching the violin at the Ospedale della Pieta in 1703. His Baroque works allowed him to gain recognition and respect in the city and around the world.
The church of Ospedale della Pieta holds frequent mass services and even some music programs of Baroque style to this day, so it would be interesting to attend some of their events while on your trip in Venice.
Ever since it was first made, the Frittelle alla Veneziana dessert started being sold in the small wooden huts in the narrow streets of Venice. Plan a trip to Venice and enjoy the many events and tastes it has to offer.