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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Piazza San Marco
Opening Times
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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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+39 041 2424
Grand Canal Venice
Opening Times
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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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+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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Bacino di San Marco Sant'Elena to Punta della Dogana
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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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+39 041 5218 71
Venice Lido
Palazzo del Cinema
Casino
Sala Dersana
PalaBiennale
Opening Times
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August 31 – September 10


Grand Canal Cruise Tour Venice

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Duration: 1 hour

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Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade

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Duration: 30 minutes

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Teatro La Fenice Opera House Venice Skip-the-line Tickets

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Duration: 1 hour

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Venice Sunset Boat Tour

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Duration: 2 hours

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Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride Combo

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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

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Dolomite Mountains, Cortina Day Trip from Venice

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Duration: 9 hours

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St. Mark's Basilica Skip the Line Tour

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Duration: 1 hour

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Venice Marco Polo Airport Transfer With Shared water Taxi

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Duration: 1 hour

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Venice Public Transportation Ticket

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Murano glass experience plus Visit to a Burano Lace Laboratory

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Duration: 5 hours

GetYourGuide: €35.00 Viator: €35.00

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Day Boat Trip to Glimpse of Murano, Torcello and Burano Islands

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Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes

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Venice Cicchetti Food and Wine Tour

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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

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Venice Hop-On-Hop-Off Boat

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Duration: 24 hours or 48 hours ticket validity

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Venice Hop On Hop Off Cruise

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Duration: 24 Hours

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Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica Skip the line Tour

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Duration: 2 hours

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Venice Gondola Ride and Serenade with Dinner

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Duration: 2 hours

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Day Trip Lake Garda to Venice by Coach

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Duration: 11 to 13 hours

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Skip the Line Doge's Palace Tour

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Duration: 1 hour

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Best Walking Tour of Hidden Venice and Gondola Ride

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Duration: 2 hours

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Best Walking Tour of Hidden Venice and Gondola Ride