Historical Regatta 2017 _ official programme
the main event in the annual "Voga alla Veneta" rowing calendar
The Regata Storica is the main event in the annual "Voga alla Veneta" rowing calendar. This unique sport has been practised in the Venetian lagoon for thousands of years and today it is particularly well-known for the spectacular historical water pageant that precedes the race. Official web site www.regatastoricavenezia.it
FLOATING STALLS "CANAL GRANDE" PURCHASE ONLINE
You can attend the Regata Storica comfortably seated on the uncovered floating stalls set up along the Grand Canal near Campo San Polo. The floating platform is set in one of the most beautiful and spectacular points along the route, and allows to attend the historical water pageant and all the regattas.
SATURDAY AUGUST 26th from 7.00pm to 11.00pm
Disnar per la Storica a public event to discover the Historical Regatta:12 large, self-organized outdoor tables will be prepared in 12 different areas of Venice city centre, the islands and the mainland. Read more...
THURSDAY AGOUST 31st
Campo della Salute
Presentation of the teams and blessing of the gondolini
SATURDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER
Pescheria - Rialto
h. 7.00pm Waiting for the Historical Regatta
SUNDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER
HISTORICAL AND SPORT WATER PAGEANT: parade along the Grand Canal by historical crafts with costumed crews, boats and gondolas of the Venetian rowing associations (Voga alla Veneta).
Course: from St. Mark’s Bay all the way down the Grand Canal until the Railway station (Santa Lucia), back to Ca' Foscari.
Maciarele and Schie regatta: two oared regatta on mascarete dedicated for children.
- Schie (under 10 years). Course: from Rialto to Ca’ Foscari
- Maciarele Junior (under 12 years). Course: from San Stae to Ca’ Foscari
- Maciarele senior (under 14 years). Course: from San Stae to Ca’ Foscari
- YOUNG ROWERS’ TWIN-OARED PUPPARINI REGATTA
- SIX-OARED CAORLINE REGATTA
- WOMEN’S TWIN-OARED MASCARETE REGATTA
- TWIN-OARED GONDOLINI REGATTA
The program could change: follow the updates online
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 4th
- Ca' Foscari University
at 10.00am and 11.30am Ca' Foscari Tour - special edition >>info and reservation