The Festa della Sensa is one of the oldest celebrations Venetian: takes place every year in May, the day of the feast of the Ascension, when we celebrate the symbolic Marriage to the Sea in memory of two important victories of the Venetian fleet, doing so relive the history of the Serenissima, its privileged relationship with the sea and with the practice of the Venetian rowing.
Venice generally stands for art tourism, given that its extensive historical and cultural heritage is among the world’s most coveted and admired.
Still, Venice Lido , whose Granviale Santa Maria Elisabetta avenue features Hotel Cristallo situated just 200 metres away from the beach, caters for a wealth of stay options.
It will take you just a few minutes to reach celebrated St. Mark's Square and all the Venetian wonders from our hotel in Venice Lido. What we recommend is to buy ACTV really reasonably priced travelcards which entitle you to unlimited public transport rides. For futher information please clickhere.
Sail all the way through town on board water boat no. 1 and enjoy roughly and hour admiring the stunning buildings lining the Grand Canal.
Buying a multi-day travelcard and paying a little supplement will entitle you to board the vaporetto dell’arte art water bus (www.vaporettoarte.it), a convenient solution for sailing the Grand Canal featuring monitors and audio guides describing its magnificent architecture.