The real prosciutto you can try only in Italy, eating it with melon, asparagus or white bread.
Parma ham, or prosciutto is jerked ham, which is made of only three species of pigs, and they should be grown only in the regions of Central and Northern Italy, which includes Venice.
Venice ham saltier and is considered one of the most delicious. The original brand of Parma ham is marked with the image of a five-pointed crown of the Duchy of Parma.
Parma ham is eaten as an appetizer with white bread, melon or asparagus. It is important that the ham has been sliced properly.
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Watch the Historical Regatta
Visit the historical Regatta in Venice — look at a parade of gondolas and the competition of Venetian boats and get a ringside seat.FREE9
Attend Festa del Redentore
Attend the brightest festival, when all of Venice at night will be illuminated by hundreds of lights from the fireworks.FREE17
Ride the vaporetto
Ride on an unusual transport - the vaporetto, and enjoy the beauty of the Venetian Lagoon! 727
In Venice you should definitely try the Venetian cake, which is considered the forerunner of the pizza. 218
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