Since more than thirty years, thousands of rowing lovers meet in Venice for a non-competitive regatta which, above all, is a great act of love fot the city and its lagoon. The Vogalonga goes through the archipelago, from St.Mark Basin, in the heart of the downtown, to the isles in the Northern lagoon and back, filling the city with a multicoloured rowing people from all over the world, for once not only tourists but players of one of the most ancient tradition of the Serenissima. Official site: