San Zaccaria

Restauraties in Venetië: De Poorters!

Warm aanbevolen De Nederlandse Poorters van Venetië helpen met restauraties van belangrijke kunstwerken en architectuur in Venetië door geld in te zamelen voor het Nederlands Venetië Comité. Venetië kan het niet alleen; het aanhoudende gevecht met het zoute zeewater houdt de stad constant in de greep van herstellen, restaureren, nog Read more…

Santa Maria della Salute en gondeliere

118 churches of Venice

Laatste update op 18 November 2017 Jeff Cotton collected a formidable amount of information about all churches of Venice, which you can find at his website churchesofvenice.co.uk. He did so because, as he says: “This site grew out of my frustration that there wasn’t a site like it, or indeed Read more…

Chiesa Santa Maria Formosa in de achtergrond

Church Santa Maria Formosa

Laatste update op 18 November 2017 This church dates back to the 7th century. According to the myth, Maria appeared to a bishop (bishop Saint Magno), disguised as a voluptueus lady (hence “formosa”>. Maria told that a church had to be built at the spot that a white cloud would Read more…

San Giorgio

San Giorgio Maggiore

Laatste update op 18 November 2017 The tower of San Giorgio Maggiore is usually seen by people from the piazzetta. They miss out on a great opportunity. Instead of waiting for ages in the queue for the campanile, one should better choose for a crossing to the isle with the Read more…

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