Lido, VeniceLido, Venice

1970-01-011970-01-01Late August to early September

By Editorial Team

Originally founded in 1932, the Venice Film Festival is the world's oldest event of its kind, and draws superstars and superyachts alike to the unique Italian city.

Usually running for 10 days from late August to early September, the festival aims to raise awareness and promote the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms: as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue.

Much anticipation surrounds which films and industry professionals will bag the top prizes. The principal award, the Leone d'Oro (Golden Lion), is awarded to the best film screened at the festival. The Leone d'Argento (Silver Lion) is awarded to the best director, and the Coppa Volpi (Volpi Cup) is awarded to the best actor and actress.

The hottest film stars and directors flock to Venice for the festival and can be spotted on the red carpet and enjoying the wonderful sights of the city, as well as at the festival's array of glittering parties.

Just as impressive, however, are the superyachts lined up in the marina opposite St Marks Square. Charterers after a star-spotting experience are able to rent a superyacht for the duration of the event and, as tickets for film screenings are open to the general public, rub shoulders with A-listers in the Palazzo del Cinema.

The setting is also perfect for impressing clients, potential business partners and employees as part of a corporate charter. For more details, talk to your charter broker.  

Alternatively, compare all luxury yachts available for charter in Italy.

The principal award, the Leone d'Oro (Golden Lion), is awarded to the best film screened at the festival.

Forthcoming Events

Past Events


LOCAL DESTINATION INFORMATION

  • Italy photo 1

    About Italy

    One of those rare but must-do experiences in life is to discover Italy. There are few places on earth that succeed in intermingling la dolce vita so effortlessly with a heady mix of art, history, architecture, opera, fashion and food, not to mention the stunning coastlines to visit. Italy is a destination for the bucket list.

    Italy Yacht Charter Guide

  • Venice & East Italy photo 1

    About Venice & East Italy

    Steeped in opulence and sleek sophistication, the east coast of Italy is laced with jewel-like cities, towns and secluded bays strewn along the Adriatic Sea. Teeming with history, culture and a wealth of captivating sights, this stunning region is as elegant as it is extravagant.

    Venice & East Italy Yacht Charter Guide

Top10
THE FINESTYACHTS, PLACES & EXPERIENCES
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOWMclaren Automotive
Compare
X

0 Yachts to compare

    Compare
    Shortlist

    Yachts in your shortlist