Carnevale di Venezia - It always takes place during the ten days leading up to Shrove Tuesday. Carnival, being a pre-Lent festival, means 'farewell to meat' and is celebrated throughout Italy. It is a great excuse to don a mask and costume.
The tradition of Venice Carnival began in the beginning of the Century. Venice Carnival is one of the most internationally known and visited carnival in Italy. The carnival is held every year in Venice and starts 40 days before Easter. The masks were