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25 February 2014
We’ve asked art historian Susan Steer to share the 5 Venetian painters you should know before your next visit to the lagoon.
17 November 2013
Want to win a free family walk in Italy? Learn how to enter our contest and win!
8 July 2013
Need help deciding what to see at Venice’s Biennale? We tell you what’s not to miss.
26 March 2013
Learn the story behind one of Venice’s most popular dishes and then try our recipe.
13 March 2013
Our guide to tipping across our European and Asian cities is full of surprises.
23 November 2012
Art Historian and Venice docent Susan Steer shares with us her favorite buildings in the Serenissima
14 May 2012
Last week I went to Venice and I saw a lot of things. Here are my favorites: 1. In…
18 April 2012
Join us as we discover Venice’s Rialto Market. Here we’ll find delicious food and lots of traditions!
3 March 2012
In keeping with the spirit of our mobility program services, we have put together resource lists for wheelchair rental in our various cities. The Italian cities in which we operate face their own unique challenges, from the bridges in Venice to the cobbled streets to Rome. While some museums do provide foldable wheelchairs, their quality and availability can be variable and limited to that particular site. The following is a list of pharmacies and medical supply stores that provide wheel chair rentals.
26 February 2012
Some thoughts from our culinary docents throughout Italy about the best of what their local markets have to offer.
14 February 2012
Learn about our new Summer Camp program. How it works and how you could take advantage of it!
31 January 2012
At Context, our philosophy has always been about promoting and protecting the cultural heritage in each of the cities in…
29 December 2011
We have selected some of our favorite walking tours of 2011. You can read about them here, and let us know what you’d like to see in our cities in 2012.
12 December 2011
One of the best things about being in Italy for the holidays, is soaking up all of the sights and…
26 October 2011
Docent Francesca Frulla here gives us the arguments for Venice as Context City of Literature 2011…
26 September 2011
What to do in Venice when the acqua alta arrives? Venetian Art Historian Susan Steer gives us some tips on how to prepare in this event.