Girl paddling at the Arsenale

Vogalonga registration is open

The online registration for the 41st Vogalonga, to be held on May 24th, is now open. The registration is for the BOAT so single kayaks register separately, while double kayaks register one boat with two paddlers. Each registration will give you one bib for the boat and one t-shirt and Read more…

Girl paddling at the Arsenale

Experience the Festa della Sensa in kayak

The Festa della Sensa is an ancient celebration of the relationship between Venice and the Sea, in the form of a symbolic marriage ceremony where Venice, represented by the mayor and the patriarch, throws a golden ring into the sea to celebrate the union between the city and the sea. Read more…

Girl paddling at the Arsenale

America’s Cup | The Italian Job

A bit of news on the America’s Cup races in Venice in May, 2012: An earlier version of this story implied racing in Venice would only take place on the ‘inside’ race course area, in the Grand Canal. In fact, race course areas inside AND outside Lido Island are being Read more…

Girl paddling at the Arsenale

The Redentore Feast

Each year on the third Sunday of July, Venice celebrates the Festa del Redentore. The feast originates in the 16th century, and has been celebrated annually ever since. From 1575 to 1577 Venice suffered a plague epidemy, and in 1576 the Senate ordered the Doge to wow the construction of Read more…