On April 25th Venice celebrate the city patron, Saint Mark the evangelist. During the Serenissima Republic period they use to organize a procession with the participation of the authority either civil and religious, that started form Saint mark’s square.
High tide in Venice is an expression quite in use even on tv news, this is how we called the phenomenon of flooding that periodically happen on high Adriatic sea and has its most visible effects on the Venetian Lagoon.
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Carnival is and will always be one of the best feast of Venice. This tradition has a long story that begins way back in the past. The word “Carnival” was used for the first time on a document by doge Vitale Falier about public amusements.
During Carnival eveything is a feast, even the sweets!!! During this period bakeries serve “Frittelle” and all its variations, and “Galani” or “Crostoli” traditionally typical venitian products.