Venice and the Venice Carnival

27 Jan

The Venice Carnival is internationally known, and it is one of the oldest Italian ones. The Venetian congregation of masked people is called Venice Carnival,  and it began in the 15th century, despite the tradition can be traced back to the beginning of the 14th Century.

During those years, The Serenissima made a Law saying that masks cannot be used around the city at night.

The Venice Carnival started attracting foreigners, from all over Europe, enjoying the festivities and spending fortunes.

The streets of Venice, during the Carnival were full of masked people, and it was not possible to make any differences between the nobility and the common people. Generally, the costume worn was a cloak with a long-nosed mask.

In the squares and in the streets, artists and singers entertain with songs and music the guests of the Venice Carnival.

Since then, the Venice Carnival became one of the most important occasion to visit the unique city of Venice. Many tourists comes to Venice from all over the world in this period of the year, when the streets, the Campi and Campielli are still full of people, shows and concerts. Now as in the past, the Nobilty Palaces hosts Regal parties that are often hidden for the large public.

To live Venice in this special period of the year, you can rent a charming venetian apartments. Vacavilla offers a wide selection of apartments all over Venice, in Cannaregio, as well as in Rialto, San Marco, Dorsoduro, etc. etc..

It is possible to rent for a weekly period of for a short breaks, if you do not have enough time to spend there. Of course the Vacavilla apartments can be rented all over the years.

Vacavilla rental agency offers also villas and apartments in Tuscany, Florence, Umbria, Liguria and Amalfi coast.


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