HIDDEN TREASURES

Anecdotes and Curiosities about Venice and the Veneto region: secrets revealed by a tour guide

Discover, through the legends and mysteries told by our tour guide Francesca, a different side of this wonderful region.

Hidden Treasures is a weekly column on venetoinside dedicated to those who wish to learn about legends, secrets and mysteries of the hidden Venice and the Veneto region... Curated by Francesca – an expert tour guide from Venice Hidden Treasures wants to share the hidden treasures of Venice and Veneto through anecdotes, secrets, legends, mysteries and curiosities, a different and rarely discussed side of Venice, the Venetian lagoon and the Veneto region.

History and folklore, mysterious places and famous works of art, monuments and ancient traditions: our guide will open for you the doors to discover all the hidden secrets of Venice and Veneto! With an original series of stories, anecdotes and curiosities of Venice and its region, all based on a foundation of historical fact, week after week Francesca will reveal fascinating aspects of history, art, culture and the traditions of some incredible places.

Hidden Treasures is a real guide to the lesser-known Venice and Veneto to uncover the mysteries still hidden. Make yourself comfortable! Expect an exciting reading based on anecdotes, legends and hidden Venice secrets that will tantalize your curiosity even more about the city, the lagoon and its wonderful region.

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Belluno: Villa Rudio in Sala Di Cusighe

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Padua: The funerary monument to Benavides in the Eremitani church

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The Eremitani church is certainly one of the most beautiful churches in Padua ... It is an extraordinary example of the 'classical' sty...

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Treviso: The museum of the Battle of Vittorio Veneto

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To remember the Great War, one hundred years after its end, you can visit the museum of the Battle of Vittorio Veneto. The museum is de...

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Venice: Titian's paintings in the Sacristy of the Basilica della Salute

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The Basilica della Salute is one of the most important religious places in Venice ... it was constructed to commemorate the end of the ...

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Vicenza: The legend of the Dwarves of Villa Valmarana ai Nani

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Padua: The royal autographs of Catajo, a castle of wonders on the Euganean Hills

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Treviso: The Temple of Canova in Possagno

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Possagno is a small town in the province of Treviso famous throughout the world for being the birthplace of one of the greatest all-tim...

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Venice: The Crypt of St. Mark's Basilica

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St. Mark's Basilica in Venice is probably one of the most famous and visited churches in the Western world. Every day, thousands of tou...

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