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Venice FESTIVALS - SPECIAL EVENTS

Venice Best Festivals, Special Events, Carnivals

Venice Carnival

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The Venice Carnival is the world most largest masked festival. The history of the carnival can be traced back to the Middle Ages, but the carnival itself had grown into a major event in the 18thcentury when the Venetian Republic suffered a decline and celebrated everything that was prohibited back in time.

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Hotels or B&B near by:
Baglioni Hotel Luna – The Leading Hotels of the World – 5-star
Palace Bonvechhiati – 4-star
Hotel Bel Sito&Berlino – 3-star
Dimora Marciana – B&B

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Piazza San Marco
Opening Times
Opening Timing
February 11-28 9:00 am – 23:00 pm

Regata Storica

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The history of the regatta can be traced back to the 1200's, as a celebration of the Italian trade and commerce, as well in this way the royalties were welcomed to the city. Nowadays the main regatta race is organized in the Grand Canal, but the other small islands held their regattas as well.

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Hotels or B&B near by:
Centurion Palace-Small Luxury Hotels of the World – 5-star
Pesaro Palace – 4- star
Hotel Marconi – 3-star
Palazzo Bembo – B&B

Contact Details
Phone Address
+39 041 2424
Grand Canal Venice
Opening Times
Opening Timing
August 27 – September 4 From 4:00 pm

Feast of Redentore

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Being one of the most important festivities in Venice, the Feast of Redentore is being held to celebrate the end of the plague, which caused huge losses of the population between 1575 and 1577. Usually the festival starts with a religious celebration at the Redentore church, after that huge festivities start which take place on boats, with Italian cuisine. The view is spectacular as the boats are being illuminated with lanterns and balloons. The feast ends with fireworks that start at 11:30 that lasts until around midnight.

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Hotels or B&B near by:
Bauer Palladio Hotel&Spa – 5-star
Hotel Giudecca Venezia – 3-star
Venice Home – B&B

Contact Details
Phone Address
+39 041 522 22
Giudecca Canal Venice
Opening Times
Opening Timing
July 17 All day

Festa di San Marco

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One of the main festivities of Venice, honors Saint Mark, the patron saint of the city with religious commemoration, street parades and feasts. On the day of the Festa di San Marco, many old Italian traditions are being hold, including giving rosebuds to the lovers and wives. The Festa di San Marco also includes the Regata di Traghetti, which is a boat race between gondoliers from the Castello Gardens to the Santa Sofia buoy.

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Hotels or B&B near by:
Centurion Palace-Small Luxury Hotels of the World – 5-star
Starhotels Splendid Venice – 4-star
Hotel Bel Sito &Berlino – 3-star
Dimora Marciana – B&B

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Bacino di San Marco Sant'Elena to Punta della Dogana
Opening Times
Opening Timing
04/25/16

Venice International Film Festival

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The Venice Film Festival is one of the main cultural events in the city, where Italian and international artists meet and enjoy the movies. The Venice Film Festival is being organized within the Biennale, which next to the movies features dance, theater and art festivals as well.

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Hotels or B&B near by:
Hotel Excelsior Venice – 5-star
Hotel Villa Mabapa – 4-star
Hotel Helvetia – 3-star
Villa Gabriella B&B – Apartments

Contact Details
Phone Address
+39 041 5218 71
Venice Lido
Palazzo del Cinema
Casino
Sala Dersana
PalaBiennale
Opening Times
Opening Timing
August 31 – September 10


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