Venice Carnival 2014 starts on Saturday February the 15th and ends on Tuesday March the 4th. This year the great event is entitled "Wonder and Fantay Nature", to stress the attention on the relationship between man and nature, environment, wood, forests and fairy tales.
On the first day, Saturday 15 February, the main events will take place on the Grand Canal, the "Festa Veneziana sull'Acqua" will start in the Sestiere Cannaregio, with a big night show on the water and a mask parade that will announce to the city the arrival of the Carnival.
On the last day, Tuesday 4 March, "La Vogata del Silenzio" (The silent water parade), the most spectacular way to say goodbye to the Carnival 2103: a water parade of traditional boats and gondolas floats along the Grand Canal, enlightened only with candels.
In the middle, for the entire Carnival period, a huge list of events.
Have fun with Hotel Mercurio!