There are several boat races in the Venetian lagoon from May-September, and the last one of the season is the Burano Regatta – the Regata di Burano in Italian. Should you find yourself in Venice at the end of September, make a point to check out this historic race.
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November 15, 2010
Venice’s canals are probably its most famous attribute, but travelers to Venice should take the time to visit the island villages found in its lagoon. Murano, Burano and Torcello are three famous hamlets found in Venice’s main lagoon; the first two are known for their handicrafts, while Torcello is known as the first sign of civilization in Venice. You can find a guided half-day tour online that takes you via motor boat to these three charming towns, described below.