Today, on 29 December 2020, the oldest cafe in the world celebrates a very special birthday! It opened on 29 December 1720 as CAFFÉ ALLA VENEZIA TRIONFANTE, located in Piazza San Marco under the arcades of the Procuratie Nuove. There’s a reason why this first “official” cafe in our city was called “triumphing Venice”: It…Read…Special winter birthday: Caffé Florian turns 300 on 29 December 2020 — La Venessiana
This article is by Iris Loredana. She writes a wonderful blog about Venice called ‘La Venessiana’ – I’d strongly recommend a look. Her knowledge of the Venetian Lagoon and the City of Venice is imprinted in her DNA and enriched by her nonagenarian grandmother who has lived in Venice all her life.
Grazie Mille Iris e Lina…..