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Regata Storica 2014

Sunday 7th September 2014

The Regata Storica is the main event in the annual "Voga alla Veneta" rowing calendar. This unique sport has been practised in the Venetian lagoon for thousands of years and today it is particularly well-known for the spectacular historical water pageant that precedes the race. Scores of typically 16th century-style boats with gondoliers in period costume carry the Doge, the Doge's wife and all the highest ranking Venetian officials up the Grand Canal in a brightly coloured parade. An unforgettable sight and a true reconstruction of the glorious past of one of most the powerful and influential Maritime Republics in the Mediterranean.

Today there are four races divided in terms of age and type of craft. The best known and most exciting of these is the "Campioni su Gondolini" race, where a series of small, sporting gondolas fly down the Grand Canal to the finishing line at the famous "machina", the spectacular floating stage located in front of the Ca' Foscari palace.

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ATTENDING THE REGATA STORICA FROM THE FLOATING PLATFORM OF SAN VIO

 

You can attend the Regata Storica comfortably seated on the uncovered floating stalls set up along the Grand Canal near Campo San Vio. The floating platform is set in one of the most beautiful and spectacular points along the route, and allows to attend the historical water pageant and all the regattas.

 

Prices:
Non-residents in the Municipality of Venice:
Full: Euro 60.00
Boys 6/18 years: Euro 30.00
Children under 6 free, with no seat assignment and accompanied by an adult.
Residents of the City of Venice:
Full: Euro 30.00
Boys 6/18 years: Euro 15.00
Children under 6 free, with no seat assignment and accompanied by an adult.
The exhibition of an identity card will be required to the residents of the City of Venice.
 

Tickets are purchasable online, or calling Hello Venezia Call Center +39 041 2424 or at the following Venezia Unica ticket points:

VENEZIA: Piazzale Roma, Tronchetto, Info Point Stazione Santa Lucia
MESTRE: via Verdi 14
LIDO: Santa Maria Elisabetta
CHIOGGIA: ACTV piazzetta Vigo
SOTTOMARINA: piazzale Europa
DOLO: viale Mazzini, 108
 

Info for ticket purchasers:
- for online and call center purchasers, tickets can be collected at the desk in Campo San Vio since 2.00pm of Sunday 7th September 2014.
- access to the platform from 3.00pm from Campo San Vio.
- the event begins at 3.45pm.

 

 

 



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