International Art Exhibition

The 59th Biennial Art Exhibition, entitled "Il latte dei sogni/The Milk of Dreams" will take place from 23 April to 27 November at the Giardini site, the Arsenale venue and various other locations around Venice. The exhibition will focus in particular on three thematic areas: the representation of bodies and their metamorphoses; the relationship between individuals and technologies; the links that intertwine between bodies and the Earth.

Giro d 'Italia

Three stages of the Giro d 'Italia cycle race in Veneto. On Thursday, May 26, departure from Borgo Valsugana, travelling through the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene UNESCO Heritage and arrival in Treviso. On May 28, the Pink Race starts from Belluno and, after crossing two alpine passes, arrives at Passo Fedaia Marmolada. The Grand Final takes place in Verona on Sunday 29 May with the Time Trial event in the Veronese Hills.

Festival of Opera at the Arena of Verona

George Bizet's Carmen will inaugurate the 99th edition of the 2022 Arenian Festival. From 17 June to 4 September, 46 evening initiatives and 3 special events will take place on the Arena stage. In addition to Carmen, there will be performances of Aida, Nabucco, Turandot and La Traviata as well as shows featuring Roberto Bolle, Placido Domingo and Carmina Burana.

The Cinema ‘Biennale’

The International Film Festival is scheduled from 31 August to 10 September at Lido di Venezia. The 79th edition of the oldest film festival in the world (founded in 1932) will feature, as always, masterpieces by pioneers of cinema.

Historical Regatta

Spectacular and picturesque, the Venice Historical Regatta will be held on Sunday, September 4. This event that consists of two distinct moments: the historic sumptuous procession along the Grand Canal, followed by races battled out by the great rowing champions.

Marostica Chess Game

From 9 to 11 September, Marostica hosts the famous Chess Game with living characters, an exciting historical re-enactment and ultimate display of the traditions of the town of Vicenza.


This unmissable international event offers the chance to admire beautiful horses, attend competitions and shows, and talk about equestrian tourism, training, art and wellness. Fieracavalli 2022 will take place from 3 to 6 November at Veronafiere.