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Once in a lifetime experience!

We got to experience the Regata Storica while visiting Venice and it was just amazing! We had just... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Deborah P
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Unplanned Suprise

On our first day in Venice we were presented with an opportunity to witness the Regatta. A... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Jerry R
Branchburg, New Jersey
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We got to experience the Regata Storica while visiting Venice and it was just amazing! We had just arrived to port when it all started and got to finish it by the Canal.

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 26 September 2017

On our first day in Venice we were presented with an opportunity to witness the Regatta. A colorful and pageantry filled spectacle. Unique boats powered by men and woman with oars. We has a terrific spot perched on the roof of the Ca'Sagredo hotel.

2  Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 7 May 2017

find out the times and then find a cafe with outside seating and watch this spectacle of venetion life--go by. A truly nice event with the costumes and boats making a spectacle to remember

2  Thank simon f
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The historic water parade takes place on the Grand Canal on the first Sunday in September each year. Crowds line every nook and cranny along the Grand Canal to watch the water pageant and races. We were able to find a small place between two...More

1  Thank Commandkat
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This city never fails to amaze and deliver it in spades. Our hotel had reserved two seats that offered unfettered views of canal spectacle while mingling with an exotic pot-pouri of internationals and lovely locals. The enthusiasm is palatable , building in gusto from 2.30...More

1  Thank Eli B
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Yes, it is hard to get a spot to view this fun day, but it is so fun! We knew this was going to be going on when we were in Venice and we knew we were going to try to find a spot to...More

Thank MamaShuk
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This event takes place on the first weekend in September(Sunday) The key to enjoying this event is a canal side seat on the route. Many Hotels will offer a canal side view. Do NOT hope to watch from a bridge the Police will stop you....More

2  Thank motherofthebride35
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My wife and I were in Venice for our wedding anniversary and by chance the Regata Storica was taking place on Sunday. We asked around at the hotel and were advised to view this from the Rialto bridge. Having arrived on the bridge 2 hours...More

1  Thank hatmsmith
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We found a spot along the canal where we sat and had a picnic while waiting for the Regata Storica to start. The pageantry, costumes and historic gondolas were gorgeous.

1  Thank ldstephens33
Reviewed 6 October 2015

the 60Euro tickets are NOT worth it unless you have a condition that prevents you from standing around for about an hour and a half. I bought a seat to guarantee a front row good view, however they had installed these large non-functional tv screens...More

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Cheryl F
20 June 2016|
Response from motherofthebride35 |
Hi Cheryl! I am going back to Venice this weekend in order to see the regatta again. It is WONDERFUL!) But my advise would be NOT to try to do it in a day at such great expense. They close all the bridges so you would need... More