In this parade gondoliers in costumes sail in characteristic 16th century boats, following the Bucintoro which was the Doge’s state galley.
Starting from 4.00 pm, parade along the Grand Canal by historical crafts with costumed crews, boats and gondolas of the Venetian rowing associations (Voga alla Veneta).
Course: St. Mark’s Bay, Grand Canal, Rialto and return along the Grand Canal until Ca’ Foscari
What a great experience on board of a Gondola be part of this unique event. Sitting in the gondola you can follow the historical evocation all the way through the Grand Canal. Some stops in the Grand Canal offer the special opportunity to admire the exclusive boats from a close distance.