Crews will have the possibility of visiting Venice by dragon boat. The OC will make a calendar available, with dates and times in which your team, guided by one of our helmsmen, can book a dragon boat and travel through the Grand Canal and smaller canals of our city, We suggest that you book well in advance as places will be limited.
VISIT VENETO BY DRAGON BOAT
With the aim of making the Veneto region more familiar to the participants of the World Dragon Boat Championships, the Organising Committee has launched a promotion called VISIT VENETO BY DRAGON BOAT, with guided tours of the region, and turning a trip into a holiday. The offer is open to both Italian clubs and foreign clubs.
A programme has been put together for the groups to visit Venice and the Veneto in the days following the Dragon Boat Club Crew World Championships Venice 2017.
PARADE OF BOATS IN THE HISTORICAL REGATA – GRAND CANAL (Initiative 3)
The Championships will be anticipated with an extraordinary parade in the Grand Canal on Sunday 3rd September 2017, as part of the Regata Storica Parade (a traditional venetian rowing event that is over 500 years old). Info on the Regata Storica can be found at the Venice City Council website or the company Vela spa. Numbers will be limited and crews should book well in advance.
FINAL PARTY (initiative 4)
The Final Party will follow the closing ceremony and will be indicitavely held at the Arsenale