HIDDEN TREASURES

Anecdotes and Curiosities about Venice and other cities in Veneto: history, secrets and legends

Discover a different side of this wonderful Italian region

Hidden Treasures is a weekly column on venetoinside.com dedicated to those who wish to learn about legends, secrets and mysteries of the lesser-known sights of Venice as well as off-the-beaten track locations, amusing anecdotes related to the other main cities - Verona, Vicenza, Padova, Treviso and Belluno – and the picturesque towns of our region.

Our stories aim to accompany you in the discovery of the most interesting aspects of Venice and Veneto related to history and folklore, mysterious places and famous works of art, monuments and ancient traditions! We will reveal the hidden treasures of Venice that make up the most mysterious and fascinating character of the city as well as the mysteries of the lagoon and original tales, all based on a foundation of historical fact, without forgetting the intriguing anecdotes on the other pearls of Veneto, such as Treviso, Verona, Vicenza, Padua and Belluno, picturesque villages, the awe-inspiring Dolomites, Lake Garda... Week after week we will disclose the most captivating secrets of our land combining art, culture, tradition, mystery and legend!

Hidden Treasures is a true tourist guide to the secrets and mysteries of Venice and Veneto ... Make yourself comfortable! Exciting reading awaits you with stories and legends never told before which will excite your curiosity and encourage you to visit the places you will learn about...

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Venice: What happened on April 10 in Venice

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Almanac of Venice

According to the Venetian Liturgical Calendar, today is St. Saturninus’ Day   - April 10, 1508: angry at the defeat in the battl...

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Venice: What happened on April 9 in Venice

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Almanac of Venice

According to the Venetian Liturgical Calendar, today is Sta. Mary of Clopas’ Day   - April 9, 1618: an anonymous letter informs ...

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Venice: What happened on April 8 in Venice

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Almanac of Venice

According to the Venetian Liturgical Calendar, today is St. Dionisio Bishop’s Day.   - April 8, 1797: the Community of Tarzo exp...

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Venice: What happened on April 7 in Venice

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Almanac of Venice

According to the Venetian Liturgical Calendar, today is St. Epiphanius Bishop and Martyr’s Day.   - April 7, 1679: Bernardino Ze...

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Venice: 10 songs that will make you think of Venice

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Sometimes we hear the first few lines of a song and our minds are suddenly transported back to a place, a memory or a dream. We put tog...

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Padua: Vò Euganeo: a place to be discovered

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In the last few months there has been much talking around the small town of Vò, in the province of Padua. It was at the center of ever...

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Venice: 10 must-see movies filmed in Venice

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Chioggia: The Valley of the Seven Dead Men

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