Tag Archives: Northeastern Italy

Summer Walks: Venice In Northeastern Italy (2022)

Venice, the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. It has no roads, just canals – including the Grand Canal thoroughfare – lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces. The central square, Piazza San Marco, contains St. Mark’s Basilica, which is tiled with Byzantine mosaics, and the Campanile bell tower offering views of the city’s red roofs.

RECORDED On 23/JUNE/2022

Road Tour: Sella Carnizza Pass, Northern Italy (4K)

The Sella Carnizza is a pass in the far east of Italy, close to the Slovenian border. The area gave a deserted feeling, with the road in poor condition and broken trees everywhere from a landslide. However the area is full of great nature, mountains, and roads, so well worth the visit!

Walking Tour: Dorsoduro District In Venice, Italy (4K)

Dorsoduro is Venice’s university district and the streets around the Campo Santa Margherita are filled with unpretentious eateries, indie shops and vintage fashion boutiques. After dark, informal bars draw a young local crowd. Important cultural destinations here include the Gallerie dell’Accademia, for classic Venetian masterpieces, and the waterside Peggy Guggenheim Collection, which houses modern works.

Timeline: 0:00:00​ – Intro 0:01:0​9 – FONDAMENTA ZATTERE AL PONTE LONGO 0:06:58​ – SOTOPORTEGO FIORAVANTE 0:07:47 – PONTE DE LA SCOAZZERA 0:08:33 – CAMPO S. TROVASO 0:09:04 – FONDAMENTA BONLINI 0:09:53 – PONTE S. TROVASO 0:10:27​ – FONDAMENTA NANI 0:13:26​ – FONDAMENTA ZATTERE AI GESUATI 0:18:48​ – FONDAMENTA BRAGADIN 0:20:58 – CAMPO SAN VIO 0:21:50​ – CALLE NUOVO SANT’AGNESE 0:23:33​ – PONTE DELL’ACCADEMIA 0:26:06​ – CAMPIELLO S. VIDAL

Motorcycle Views: Sella Nevea Pass In Italy (4K)

Sella Nevea, at an altitude of 1,195 m, is a high mountain pass in the Julian Alps, in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of northeast Italy. Sella Nevea also lends its name to a frazione of the Chiusaforte municipality and the nearby Kanin-Sella Nevea Ski Resort.

Walking Tour: Trieste In Northeastern Italy (4K)

Trieste is a city and seaport in northeastern Italy. It is located towards the end of a narrow strip of Italian territory lying between the Adriatic Sea and Slovenia. Trieste is the capital of the autonomous region Friuli Venezia Giulia. “Città della Barcolana”, “Città della bora”, “Città del vento”, “Vienna by the sea” and “City of coffee” are also idioms used to describe Trieste.

Video timeline: 00:00 Preview 01:04 Trieste War Memorial, Parco della Rimembranza 03:20 Castello di San Giusto / Antiche colonne di San Giusto – (Castle of San Giusto / Ancient columns of San Giusto) 09:00 Cathedral of San Giusto Martire (visit inside) 18:00 Via della Catedrale 24:35 Arch of Riccardo (one of the Roman gates of Trieste dating back to the 1st century BC) 27:30 Basilica of San Silvestro (visit inside) 36:00 Roman Theatre of Trieste 39:50 Piazza della Borsa 41:40 Via della Cassa di Risparmio 45:00 Canal Grande di Trieste 47:36 Serbian Orthodox Church of Saint Spyridon 48:36 Church of Sant’Antonio Nuovo 49:31 Caffè Stella Polare (visit inside) 55:40 Palazzo Gopcevich 56:38 Riva Tre Novembre 59:00 Caffè Tommaseo(Visit & coffee tasting) 01:04:40 Piazza Unità d’Italia 01:09:00 Caffè degli Specchi

Venice Views: The Palazzo Contarini Del Bovolo (4K)

The Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo (also called the Palazzo Contarini Minelli dal Bovolo) is a small palazzo in VeniceItaly, best known for its external multi-arch spiral staircase known as the Scala Contarini del Bovolo (literally, “of the snail”).

The palazzo is located in a small, less-travelled calle (street) near Campo Manin, about half-way between Campo San Bartolo, at the foot of the Rialto, and Campo Santo Stefano.

The staircase leads to an arcade, providing an impressive view of the city roof-tops.

Walking Tour: Padua In Northeastern Italy (4K)

Padua is a city in Northern Italy’s Veneto region. It’s known for the frescoes by Giotto in its Scrovegni Chapel from 1303–05 and the vast 13th-century Basilica of St. Anthony. The basilica, with its Byzantine-style domes and notable artworks, contains the namesake saint’s tomb. In Padua’s old town are arcaded streets and stylish cafes frequented by students of the University of Padua, established in 1222. 

Autumn Drives: Dolomites In Northeastern Italy (4K)

Autumn in Dolomites II. Scenic drive around Piz Boe / Sella Group / Sellaronda in dolomite Alps in northeastern Italy via 4 high mountain passes – Passo Campolongo, Passo Pordoi, Passo Sella and Passo Gardena.

Video timeline: 00:00 Corvara in Badia, Campolongo Pass 12:00 Arabba, Pordoi Pass 35:30 Sella Pass 50:30 Gardena Pass, Calfosch, Corvara

Walking Tours: Verona – Northeastern Italy (4K)

Verona is a city in northern Italy’s Veneto region, with a medieval old town built between the meandering Adige River. It’s famous for being the setting of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” A 14th-century residence with a tiny balcony overlooking a courtyard is said be “Juliet’s House.” The Verona Arena is a huge 1st-century Roman amphitheater, which currently hosts concerts and large-scale opera performances.

Walking Tour: Riva Del Carbon In Venice, Italy

Venice, the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. It has no roads, just canals – including the Grand Canal thoroughfare – lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces. The central square, Piazza San Marco, contains St. Mark’s Basilica, which is tiled with Byzantine mosaics, and the Campanile bell tower offering views of the city’s red roofs. 

Video timeline: 0:00:00​ – Intro 0:01:27 – Ponte del Carbon 0:10:15​ – Campo S. Bortolomio 0:20:53​ – Riva del Vin 0:27:29​ – Campo S. Aponal 0:30:36​ – Ruga Vecchia S. Giovanni 0:35:53​ – Campo Erberia