Vogalonga Regatta: Non-competitive Racing in Venice The City of Bridges is known for the many waterways and canals that run through its urban landscape. It’s no wonder that Venice makes for the perfect venue to hold the annual rowing regatta, the Vogalonga Regatta. This non-competitive event brings together both professional and amateur rowers every year to enjoy the spirit of historical boat racing. The regatta attracts a number of participants who are all rowing enthusiasts at heart. It isn’t uncommon to see the canals flooded in a sea of boats, turning Venice into a place where everyone involved can share their love of this unique sporting event. Thousands of participants and spectators, consisting of locals and people around the world, take part in this friendly race. History Vogalonga takes its origins from a group of friends back in 1974 who organized a friendly race in the island of Burano. They […]
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We all had a fantastic time.
Our trip to Italy was an amazing experience we all had a fantastic time. The tour was very well organized. The airport/hotel pick up was excellent and so were the hotels and all tour guides.
Overall we all had an immensely enjoyable and very memorable experience.
Manuela Merelles-Pulcini (Maple, Ontario)
Discover Italy Tour, August 2014