Ca’ d’Oro






From the brief presentation on the site of one of most famous palazzi facing Venice’s Canal Grande, we don’t understand why its owner Giorgio Franchetti committed suicide in 1922, exactly the year when the first Mussolini’s Fascist regime was installed. Paolo Monti – Servizio fotografico, Photos courtesy of Wikimedia commons Baron Franchetti, of blessed memory,[…]

St Mark’s Square






Canaletto, The Piazza San Marco in Venice, 1723 It is a most fascinating square. St Mark’s Square is called a piazza and not a campo to distinguish it from the other squares and to emphasis its singular beauty. It was once a remarkable showcase for feasts, ceremonies, tournaments and fairs. Here you will see the St[…]