Today we can find the history and art of Venice in its many traditions that will follow in this section: from its traditional and official festivities marking the splendour of the Maritime Republic and living again every year in the magical atmosphere of its most famous festivities, to the culinary traditions, enriched bythe trades with the Orient and by the influences of foreign populations passing thorough Venice along the history. Visit this section to discover Venetian traditions and its tipical and particular habits.


Venezia Suona is a music event that takes place in Venice since 1999. Every year Venice becomes an enormous open air stage to listen to concerts and music between campi and campielli of the city...

Fuochi del Redentore

The Redentore is one of the most important festivities in Venice, and it's a tourist attraction thanks to the spectacular firework show that takes place at late night.
The Redentore traditional feast is
celebrated every year on the third sunday of July...

by Redazione MV
The Venice Film Festival  is the oldest Film Festival in the World, and takes place every year in early September on the Lido island, in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice. The first edition of the Venice Film Festival took place in 1932, together with the 18.Venice Biennale, the major biennial exhibition for contemporary art, after an idea of Conte Giuseppe Volpi. 

Go to the 63° Film Festival

The Historical Regata is one of the most picturesque
and moving tradition festivities of Venice, attracting Venetians and tourists every year. 

A city like Venice, that has
always maintained contacts both with the inland and with diverse and faraway
countries, presents in its culinary tradition a variety of dishes linked
to the different origins of ingredients.

In Venice there is a lot of bar, 'bacari' and 'osterie'. The oldest are at Rialto, all around the fruit and vegetables market. Others are long Garibaldi Street in Castello 'sestiere' and long Strada Nuova