The Carnival of Venicecarnevale 01

has always been one of the most popular events in the world.

The date of the start of the official celebrations is established to coincide with the Saturday before Shrove Thursday and the end with Shrove Tuesday, for a total duration of only eleven days. The Carnival of Venice is a great popular festival for a large audience of all ages. Street parties and events of all kinds animate the days of the groups of masks and tourists, who happily scatter around the city.