The 85th annual Opera Festival begins at Verona’s Arena on June 22. The Arena was built in 30 AD and held up the 30,000 spectators, who came to view the ludii (shows and games) which were performed there. The Arena…Read more
Useful information about Venice from the staff of Context Travel.
In February I was lucky enough to be introduced to a wonderful bed and breakfast located in the San Polo district by Context docent Carla Cassano. As we wove through the streets of Venice and past the famed Frari church,…Read more
Getting around Venice can be a problem for visitors, and locating addresses even more so, with the maze of calle, strade, and fondamenti that criss-cross the islands. Shops, restaurants, and hotels often list their addresses simply as the name of…Read more