Aerial View of the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore
photo by Alessandra Chemollo
courtesy of Fondazione Giorgio Cini
for LUXOS Magazine
photo by Matteo De Fina
courtesy Fondazione Giorgio Cinifor LUXOS Magazine
San Giorgio Maggiore: A heavenly island in Venice
Where Humanism meets heaven
When Cosimo de’ Medici, often credited for kickstarting the Renaissance, was exiled from Florence in 1433, he stayed in the Benedictine monastery on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, an oasis of knowledge whose origins date back to the ninth century. The powerful banker planned his comeback surrounded by illuminated thinkers, artists and men of God, returning to Florence the next year. Click to continue reading.
|Photo courtesy Ristorante Local for LUXOS Magazine|
The new Venetian cuisine
The Ultimate classic Venetian cuisine revamped
Food in Venice has always had a distinct flavour. These restaurants, however, are revamping even the most classic dishes. Stop by any of these eateries for a new twist on tradition. Click to continue reading.
|Photo courtesy The Merchant of Venice for LUXOS Magazine|
Top 5 traditional Venetian companies
A look into the timeless wisdom of contemporary venetian companies
With each curve of a canal, the Venice mystique is undeniably present. These companies have taken that traditional mystique and transformed it to become a new trendy, contemporary style. Take a look at how they've molded their history into the most special products. Click to continue reading.
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