voga longa

The Vogalonga is an event that takes place in early May, was born in the seventies, as a protest by a group of Venetian rowing passionate, to raise
awareness among citizens the problem of wave motion in Venice, on this occasion we are reminded of the traditions rowing of the
During the period of this whole day traveling for only rowboats channels, thus eliminating the water traffic and noise pollution caused by motor boats.
It is a non-competitive race open to everybody with hundreds of boats covering a distance of 32 kilometers. This event is followed very well by foreigners and in recent years has also allowed the revival of local handicrafts of the restoration and construction of boats that was disappearing.