Hundreds enjoy Venice’s Historical Regatta as Gondoliers race up the Grand Canal 

Hundreds enjoy colourful splendour of Venice’s Historical Regatta as costumed Gondoliers race up the Grand Canal

  • Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the colourful Historic Regatta festival in Venice this weekend
  • The festival dates back to the 13th century and sees dozens of boats sail up the Grand Canal  every September
  • Gondoliers in historical costumes create the historical event and races finish in front of the Ca’ Foscari palace