One of the main events on the calendar is Venice Carnival
. For the 10 day period before Lent, the city becomes a jubilation of colours, parties and masked balls. Book your accommodation in the historic centre of Venice and don’t lose the best times of the Venice Carnival.
In April, during Spring Time, Venetians celebrate San Marco Feast
, Patron Saint of the city. A Gondola race is organised on the San Marco Basin.
From June to October, Venice is host of one of the most important contemporary art exhibitions in the world, the Venice Biennale
, hold in odd years. During even years the Biennale of Architecture replaces the Biennale of Contemporary Art. The best lodging solutions to visit the exhibition are the hotels in Castello Area, a few steps from the Biennale Gardens.
The third Sunday of July the traditional Feast of the Redentore
takes place. This to remember the end of the plague in 1576. Book one of the hotels facing the St. Mark’s Basin from which you will enjoy the great firework display right in front of the homonymous Saint’s Church.
In September the main events are the Venice International Film Festival
which is held in Venice Lido, and the Venice Historical Regatta
, where boaters and gondoliers compete in a race that crosses all the Grand Canal. Choose one of our hotels in Venice Lido or in Venice historic centre so that you will not miss this two big events, suitable for the most worldly visitors.
In October the most important event on the calendar is the Venice Marathon
, that starting from the Brenta Riviera reaches Venice historical centre.