History and traditons of Venice Carnival from its origins and spread during the Serenissima Republic to the present times...

It seems that Carnival was already celebrated in the tenth century in Venice, when the Duke Vitale Faliero mentioned it for the first time in some official documents.

Saint Mark’s square, riva degli Schiavoni and the other squares in Venice became immense stages in which different types of entertainments where organized. Everywhere in the city during Carnival there were parties and shows attended both by Venetians and tourists.

Carnival is one of the oldest Venetian traditional celebrations, rooted in the history and the culture of the most unique city in the world.

As per every respectful party during Venice Carnival there have to be typical sweets and delicacy of Venice tradition such as frittelle and galani