The Fascinating History and Culture of Vogalonga Regatta in Venice
Introduction and the history of Vogalonga Regatta
Rowing in the lagoon, riding the wave of love and respect for Venice.
On 28th May 2023 the traditional race in the Venetian-style rowing takes place in the 47th edition.
Vogalonga is an unmissable appointment that aims to rise awareness about the fragility of the lagoon ecosystem.
A victory of the oar on the billowy motion caused by motorboats.
This non-competitive sporting event that has been part of the tradition and culture since the 70s, gathers amateur, professional rowers and champions of the Venetian style rowing. Traditional boats and crews of all kinds meet up in the basin in front of San Marco square creating a mosaic of joyful colors.
Vogalonga Regatta 2023: the route map
The 30 km long path of the race proceeds along the Grand Canal, reaches the islands of Murano and Burano and comes back through the Canal of Cannaregio to finish in front of the Punta della Dogana.
Vogalonga It’s an opportunity to discover Venice from a different point of view: the floating one!
Rhythm is dictated by the propulsive force of the oars that ply the water.
Nature and human beings play on equal terms.
A part of the sum obtained from the registrations will be allocated to university research for the reduction of the damages caused by the action of the wave motion.