The Vogalonga Venice Regatta has become one of the most important Venetian events, dedicated to tradition and above all respect for the environment. The event will take place on Sunday 4th June with the presence of numerous rowers from Italy and abroad. The regatta began in the 70’s with a boat race between friends on board typical mascarete. From this, the idea emerged to restore the ancient Venetian traditions.
Over the years, the success of the Vogalonga of Venice, Italy has significantly grown until its record in 2012 when well over 1,802 boats were counted with 7,000 participants from around the world. The start of the Vogalonga 2017 route will be in St. Mark's Basin and will continue through the most fascinating places of Venice and its lagoon. The total itinerary length of the Vogalonga route is about 30 km. Vogalonga in Venice is not just a regatta, but a real event that for more than forty years continues to fascinate young and old, providing an important starting point on a current topic and the future of Venice.