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Up and Down the Bridges

Up and Down the Bridges is an unusual walk up and down the bridges and through the small streets of Venice. It's an old tradition that takes place in April (the exact date varies each year). The walk starts at Piazza San Marco, where the huge group o...

Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica

Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica, Venice's film festival, is the oldest film festival in the world and traditionally takes place on Lido island. This prestigious film festival is notable for its non-Hollywood programming, although many wo...

Regatta Storica

The Historical Regatta takes place along the Grand Canal on the first Sunday in September. The canal is filled with beautiful 13th century craft and its banks are lined with thousands of spectators. The Regatta is headed up by a boat bearing the 'buc...

Festa della Madonna della Salute

This religious festival, which takes place on November 21 each year, is very popular in Venice. This day commemorates the end of the plague, which ravaged the city until 1631. Because the plague was stamped out, the then government decided to build a...

Venice Biennale

The Venice Biennale is a leading contemporary exhibition of art and architecture that's been organized regularly since 1895. The exhibition focuses on art in even years and architecture in odd years. The next art Biennale will take place in 2011, but...

Venice Marathon

Hardcore athletes and fans of the Venice Marathon will certainly qualify the event as a "nice trip". For a city that has more seaways than roads, this is a unique and spectacular event. Runners from all around the world are participating under the...

Venetië is de meest romantische stad van Italie

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