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20.jul.2019 | 20.jul.2019

Festa del Redentore – 20 July


The festivities start on Saturday 20 July, with a myriad of boats of all shapes and sizes flooding in to the lagoon to making merry, and a banquet of local foods is set up along the frontage of Giudecca. In an engineering feat which can only be seen to be believed, a votive pontoon bridge set up in the preceding days on barges floating in the open water between Zattere and Il Redentore, to be inaugurated by the Mayor (standing in for the historic Doge) and church heads including the red-robed Patriarch. Next, the notables of Venice follow the example of Jesus (the Redeemer himself) and literally walk-on-water over the lagoon to celebrate Mass inside his Church. Its a very moving ceremony, and you too are also able to join the procession if you would like to.

 

 

Enjoy our Redentore Menu

The evening boasts a splendid fireworks display, starting at 11.30 until after midnight – scintillating bursts of fire and colour filling the sky, reflected magnificently on the waters of the Bacino di San Marco and Grand Canal below. And the best thing is that BAUER Hotels guests already have the inside track to view this stunning scene- our ideal location gives those who stay with us a direct vista, to be beheld in all its splendor from either the BAUER Palazzo or from the Palladio, situated on Giudecca itself.

This great weekend closes with the exciting Regatta of the Redeemer along the Giudecca Canal. As the ultimate locals for centuries, we at BAUER Hotels have all the tips and information you need to have a spectacular Redentore  – so come, stay with us, and be a part of our very Venetian legends…

BOOKNOW REDENTORE ACCOMMODATION AND DINNER

 

Only dinner?

De Pisis
Glass of champagne as welcome
5-course menu
€ 350.00 pp bev. Included

Settimo Cielo (rooftop terrace)
Glass of Champagne as welcome Buffet gala € 450.00 pp bev. Included

L’Ulivo
Glass of Prosecco as welcome
5-course menu
€ 260.00 pp drinks and armchair included

 

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