The marbles, pillars, the famous 4 bronze horse statues are all some of the valuables that were looted from Constantinople in the 13th century in the Fourth Crusade and are now found in the renowned main square of Venice, San Marco Piazza.
If you attend the famous Carnival of Venice while on vacation in Italy, be sure to try their delectable sweet treats served at the festival, such as the fritola (fritters) or a slice of fried Galan cake.
There are many laws that need to be followed by people who are wearing Venetian masks during the carnivals and festivals in Venice. You should not gamble, wear vulgar costumes, wear wigs or beards, and you certainly cannot visit convents!
In the old days, everyone was able to participate in the rowing boat races held at the Historical Reggata in September on Venice’ Canal Grande, however now the races are only open to Venetian rowers. It would be a fun thing to do to watch this historical traditional event while on tour in Venice.
If you are looking for an event to go to in Venice while you are on vacation in the month of September, then be sure to go to the Lido di Venezia, an 11km sandbar in Venice, where the annual Venice Film Festival is held.