"The most obvious fact about Venice, bound to strike even the most casual visitor, is the utter improbability of the place." (A Traveller's History of Venice) Weird Venice celebrates that improbability.
Monday, October 03, 2005
Today in History--Venice Goes Italian
On October 3, 1866, Italy and Austria signed a peace treaty. Under the terms of the treaty, Austria surrendered Venice and the surrounding region to Italy. Venice was once again Italian. (Thanks to www.heraldsun.news.com.au for the info.)