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CARNIVAL (February)



The Carnival of Venice is one of the most famous carnivals in the world. A week before Shrove Tuesday, Venice turns into one large masked ball. Wherever you go, fools and beautifully costumed mask-wearing people roam the lagoon city – a unique experience for everyone coming to the carnival in[…]




The Festa della Sensa was a feast of the Republic of Venice held on the occasion of the feast of the Ascension (in the Venetian language: Sensa) and still celebrated as a recreation today. On the occasion of this festival was held the ceremony of the Marriage of the Sea.[…]

Vogalonga (May)



Participants gather in St Marks Basin in front of the ducal palace. They sing hymns to San Marco (Saint Mark) and begin the “race”. The racecourse is scenic route 30 kilometres long along the various Venetian canals and historical buildings. Each participant receives a commemorative medal and a certificate of[…]

VENICE BIENNALE (June – September)



Ever since its foundation, the Venice Biennale has been at the forefront in the research and promotion of new artistic trends. The Art Biennale, a contemporary visual art exhibition, is so called as it is held biennially, in odd-numbered years; is the original biennale on which others elsewhere in the[…]




The Festa del Redentore is an event held in Venice the third Sunday of July where the fireworks play an important role. The Redentore began as a feast – held on the day of the Feast of the Most Holy Redeemer – to give thanks for the end of the[…]

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL (August – September)



The Venice International Film Festival was founded in 1932, it is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the “Big Three” film festival alongside the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.




The Regata Storica is the main event in the annual “Voga alla Veneta” rowing calendar. This unique sport has been practised in the Venetian lagoon for thousands of years and today it is particularly well-known for the spectacular historical water pageant that precedes the race. Today it is an unforgettable[…]




After the construction of the church, the annual Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin (November 21st) saw a major procession of the city’s officials from San Marco to La Salute for a service of thanksgiving for deliverance from the plague. This involved crossing the Grand Canal on a specially[…]

NEW YEAR EVE (December)



While Venice is breath-taking any day of the year, nothing is as unique as spending New Year’s Eve in one of the most romantic cities on Earth. The temperatures might be in the forties, but there will be sizzling parties and exciting things to do in order to bring in[…]