December in Venice

After the exceptional high water that hit Venice on November 12th, the city is back to normal: restaurants and cafes have reopened and, thanks to sunny days, it is a real pleasure to sit outside and sip a spritz eating cicchetti. In this period there are many things to do, including exhibitions, concerts, markets and […]

San Martino 2019

Monday 11 November in Venice, San Martino is celebrated, one of the most heartfelt, most typical and fun parties. Already a week before, the pastry shops and bakeries of the city are filled with the pastry of San Martino based on shortcrust pastry and decorated with chocolates, icing and candies. The shape is typical of […]

Venice Fashion week 2019

From October 17th to 26th Venice hosts the Venice Fashion week: 10 days of events and initiatives dedicated to sustainable fashion and to local and international producers. At the center of the program there will be fashion shows but also high quality craftsmanship and emerging designers. Each event will take place in a different setting: […]

The 76th Venice International Film Festival

From August 28th to September 7th the 76th Venice International Film Festival  will be held at the Venice Lido, an international event where films not yet released will be presented for the first time. Every year the event attracts thousands of spectators from all over the world, not only film buffs but also fans of […]

Regata storica 2019

The Regata Storica (Historical Regatta) is the most important event dedicated to Venetian rowing, a traditional practice that has been the pride of Venice for hundreds of years. The Regata storica over the years has assumed an increasingly spectacular appearance thanks to the care for the scenographic details and for the costumes. That’s right: it […]

Redentore 2019

The night of Saturday the july 20th will be there the traditional feast of the Redentore. An appointment to which the Venetians are very attached but which attracts many tourists for the particularity of the celebrations: fireworks over water directly in the Bacino di San Marco . But what are the origins of the celebration? […]

Vogalonga 2019

Sunday, June 9th, the Grand Canal will host one of the most anticipated and most traditional events in Venice: the Vogalonga, which has reached its 45th edition. The start is at 9:00 am from the Bacino San Marco, when, after the traditional getting up, it will be kicked off with a cannon shot. The origins […]

Palio of the Ancient Maritime Republics 2019

This year it’s up to Venice to host the Palio of the Ancient Maritime Republics, a traditional competition on galleons with eight rowers among the crews of the cities of Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice. This event, now in its 64th edition, takes place in rotation in one of the four maritime republics. On Friday […]

Boat show 2019

From 18 to 23 June Venice hosts the Boat Show 2019, an international trade fair that will be held at the Arsenale of Venice, a historic symbol of the Serenissima Republic of Venice. More than 6000 square meters of exhibition space and an immense water basin for an exclusive location.This event is dedicated to the […]

Biennale Arte 2019

From May 11th to November 24th 2019 the 58th International Art Exhibition will be held in Venice, entitled “May You Live in Interesting Times“. The title chosen is taken from a common English expression that evokes periods of uncertainty, crises and disorders, such as those we are experiencing today. The pre-opening will take place on […]