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Happy Christmas from “Detourism: La newsletter di Venezia”, the official Town of Venice Tourism Office Newsletter! Today let’s go and discover 12 Venetian masterpieces for 12 days of Christmas! Enjoy your reading!


The Twelve days of Christmas, as one of the most popular Christmas carols reminds us, is a time during the winter holiday season, starting from 25 December, Christmas day, until 6 January, Epiphany day. Throughout the festive season (and after!), we suggest you to visit some Venice churches and museums where you will discover twelve art treasures of great Venetian masters such as Tintoretto and Veronese, with a walking tour from Castello to Cannaregio district, travelling over Dorsoduro and San Polo.

12 Venetian masterpieces for 12 days of Christmas

  1. Paolo Veronese, Adorazione dei pastori, Basilica SS. Giovanni e Paolo, Castello.
  2. Antonio Balestra, Adorazione dei pastori, Chiesa di San Zaccaria, Castello.
  3. Paolo Veronese, Adorazione dei pastori, Chiesa di San Giuseppe di Castello, Castello.
  4. Jacopo Tintoretto, Adorazione dei pastori, Scuola Grande di San Rocco, San Polo.
  5. Paolo Veneziano, Natività di Cristo, Chiesa San Pantalon, Dorsoduro.
  6. Bartolomeo Vivarini, Natività, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Dorsoduro.
  7. Domenico Tintoretto, Adorazione dei Magi, Chiesa di San Trovaso, Dorsoduro.
  8. Bassano il Giovane, Nascita di Cristo, Chiesa del SS. Redentore, Dorsoduro.
  9. Cima da Conegliano, Adorazione dei pastori, Chiesa dei Carmini, Dorsoduro.
  10. Paolo Veronese, Natività, Chiesa di San Sebastiano, Dorsoduro.
  11. Alvise Benfatto, Adorazione dei Magi, Chiesa di San Nicolò dei Mendicoli, Dorsoduro.
  12. Girolamo Savoldo, Natività di Cristo, Chiesa di San Giobbe, Cannaregio.

[source: La newsletter di Venezia, N° 26/2021 del 16.12.2021]
[picture: Cima da Conegliano, Adorazione dei pastori, Chiesa dei Carmini, Dorsoduro]

We are proud to publish some selected contents of such newsletter (see previous post: “Detourism for the Up and Down the Bridges“). On our website, in several episodes, we will only present some samples (see all posts in our archive page “Detourism Newsletter“), but the invitation addressed to all the friends of the Up and Down the Bridges is to subscribe to the newsletter directly.
Special thanks to the Councillor for Tourism for having enthusiastically welcomed this new important collaboration between TGS Eurogroup and the Tourism Office of the Town of Venice and for giving us the precious opportunity to publish on the pages of this blog some extracts from this newsletter, both in Italian and in English.

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