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If you're looking to take a trip to Venice for the world famous Carnevale this year then bad news - you've missed it! One of the biggest events in the Venetian calendar, Carnevale was, as always, a great success enjoyed by all here in the floating city. Carnevale takes place every year on Shrove Tuesday (also known as Fat Tuesday) - you know, the start of Lent, Mardi Gras, one last day of debauchery before you abstain from your chosen vice till Easter. Well anyway, if you want to come next year, book early. Fear not however, there still remains the feast of the Immaculate Conception on 8th December and of course the revelries of New Years Eve. Of course, New Years Eve is also a time for fireworks and masquerade balls in this fantastic city, so use it as a warm up for Carnevale...!

Mick Hucknall and Anastacia are among the international musical acts visiting Venice between now and the springtime, while the Venice Society of Concerts 2013-2014 Season ensures a veritable gorging of classical music and opera in almost every theatre across the main island. Check out our what's on page for a more comprehensive breakdown.

In the news this month, Venice is banning the larger cruise ships from its waters to help protect the island from floods.

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Tips of the week

Follow the tips we gathered for this week and at the end of it you will beg for some more...
Vittoriano - finally re-opened... read more...
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Itenerary of the month

If you wish to stand on Venice's largest terrace and see the whole city at your feet and play, and recognize places and monuments... read more...

Recipies of the week

A couple of dishes a week and you will be an expert on Roman cuisine by the end of the year...
Rigatoni with Artichoke Souce >>      Tortellini Salad >>

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