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Traditional Regatta of Pellestrina

The Venetians take their sailing seriously, afterall it was a serious navy and strength in the Adriatic and Mediterranean for hundreds of years. But the competition goes far beyond the navy sailors, the locals of Venice also felt that they were the best at the helm and because of this, Venice celebrates many regattas a year.  On Sunday August 2nd, The Traditional Regatta of Pellestrina will be held on the island of Pellestrina. This particular regatta is probably one of the most important of the...
July 30th, 2009 | The Venice Guide | Read More | Comments: 0
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