This month, Venetians and visitors alike are in for a marvelous treat as the Carnival of Venice 2017 opens on the eleventh of February. This year’s theme is “CREATUM Vanity AF-fair” and revelers will be treated to numerous events all over the city, including costume and masquerade parties, parades, and street shows. Opening Shows The festivities typically open with La Festa Veneziana, which features a water parade and show as the main highlight. Just a bit past sunset on the 11th, the Rio di Cannaregio will transform into a water stage where performers dazzle the thousands of denizens that flock to the festival each year. This free show will be performed twice in the evening, with the first show happening at 6:00 PM, and the second at 8:00 PM. Celebrations will continue on to the next day, February 12th, when the Coordinamento Associazioni Remiere di Voga alla Veneta (Venetian Rowing […]
Our trip was fantastic!
Our trip was fantastic. We had such a great time! Tour was great; a lot in short time. Our son Alex had a blast. Everyone on the tour loved him; he was the only kid. We did Pisa and a gondola ride as add-on and couldn’t ask for better. Our guide and driver were super nice. Couldn’t...
Marger Pensenstadler (Philadelphia, PA)
Dolce Vita, April 2016