Historical Regatta 2016

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Historical Regatta
Historical Regatta
Regatta Storica in Venice, Italy
Regatta Storica in Venice, Italy
Regatta Storica
Regatta Storica
couple in Venice, gondola ride
couple in Venice, gondola ride

What To Expect

Take part in this year's celebration of the most traditional Venetian event!


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Meeting Point:
Gondoliers Private landing stage
2 hours
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On Sunday, September 4, 2016, you will experience a colorful, picturesque and stunning sailors' show which will enliven Venice's waters; the most amazing fact is that you will observe it from your gondola! The origin of the Regata storica goes back to 1489 when Caterina Cornaro, queen of Cyprus, abdicated and came back to her native land. For this historical reason the competition is preceded by a unique procession, the Corteo Storico, remembering the entrance of the Queen in the city. In this parade gondoliers in costumes sail in characteristic 16th century boats, following the Bucintoro which was the Doge's state galley.

Your tour will start from the Gondolier private landing stage. Sitting in the gondola you will follow the historical evocation all the way through Rialto. Some stops in the Grand Canal and during the trip are planned to offer you the special opportunity to admire the exclusive boats from a close distance.


  • Assistance for embarkation

  • Leaflet with the history of the Historical Regatta

  • Program of the day and the itinerary

  • Gondola at your disposal for 2 hrs approx


  • Meals and drinks not included in the description

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note:

  • The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party.

  • We recommend you wear comfortable shoes.

  • The gondola ride does not include commentary.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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