The traditional Venetian masks that are worn in the exciting Carnival of Venice are also depicted in other cultures and modern-day movies and games! The masks are worn in the movie “Eyes Wide Shut” are actually from the stores Ca’Macana and Il Canovaccio which are both situated in Venice!
There is an interesting fictional book based on the history of Venice; in Barbara Quick’s book, Antonio Vivaldi, the world-renowned Venetian composer and musician, had a child! Coincidentally, recently, it was brought to surface that Vivaldi in fact had a son who unfortunately died during a shipwreck.
You can order an authentic Venetian dish at the local restaurants in Murano.
Sarde in Saor is an antipasto (appetizer) dish composed of sweet and sour marinated sardines with onions, crunchy pinoli (pine nuts) and succulent raisins.