Tag Archives: Venise

Venice Vaporetto Map

The 2020 vaporetto network map for Venice shows all the city’s public water-bus routes and stops, including the Alilaguna lines from Marco Polo Airport and lines to the Lido and other islands. You can print or download the pdf map to your phone. The map is updated twice a year, so beware of older versions! … Read more >

Venice Carnival Opening – Coolio

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The Venice Carnival begins with the descent of an ‘angel’ from the top of the Campanile into the Piazetta San Marco. This tradition received a shot in the arm in 2008 when ‘gangsta’ rapper, Coolio, … … Read more >

Venice Carnival Party

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Carnevale di Venezia is a 10-day city-wide party, from street-level upwards. At the more sophisticated end of the scale, these photos show a group of costumed revellers at the exclusive (and ludicrously expensive) Florian’s Cafe in Piazza San Marco. … 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 >