Since the beginning of 1300 citizens begin to organize rowing races on gondolas or traditional boats of that epoch, few years later the races took name of Regatta. The races become object of local culture belongs to the Venetian culture to which Venetian are sentimentally tied. Obviously the most famous is the Historical Regatta, but there are many widespread over the lagoon.
The San Marco Basin is colored on the occasion of the most awaited party by the Venetians, the third Saturday of July: the Redeemer, during which the waters, behind the bell towers, spiers and domes, will be reflected all the colorful shades of the fireworks late in the evening.
The Flight of the Angel is an event usually held on Shrove Thursday of Carnival(grasso) this has its roots due to an event that happened in the mid 16th century.
SPRITZ is the classic Venetian aperitif, it’s a mix of white wine, Aperol (sweeter) or Bitter Campari and Select (bitterer) and a squirt of seltz or Sparkling mineral water.
As known Venice lies in the water, and everything that floats and has an engine, mechanic or human, is a boat.
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