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Venice Carnival, Historical Parade

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The parade of historical costumes usually takes place on the first weekend of Carnival, after the opening ‘Flight of the Angel’ ceremony in the Piazzale San Marco. Groups from all over Italy … … Read more >

Regatta della Befana, Venice

Regatta della Befana, VeniceOn Venice’s Grand Canal, men dressed as witches – ‘befane’ in Italian – race towards the Rialto Bridge, standing up as they row Venetian style. This event takes place every year in January in celebration of Epiphany. (2 photos) … Read more >