LONDON, August 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Citalia, the leading Italian Specialist, has exciting offers on short breaks to Venice for its customers to experience the world's oldest Film Festival.
This year will see the 70th Anniversary of the world famous Venice Film Festival which is taking place between 28 August and 7 September. Venice is a movie star in its own right, starring as the backdrop to many classic movies. The iconic city has welcomed some of the biggest faces in cinema and TV over the years with over 400 movies filmed there.
Known as the 'floating' city, Venice is a maze of winding canal and over 400 bridges linking 117 small islands. The city is mystical and enchanting and lends itself impeccably to film, making it an easy choice for directors.
Founded in 1932 by Count Giuseppe Volpi, Venice Film Festival is the oldest international film festival in the world. Taking place in late August through to early September every year it is regarded as one of the most prestigious in the industry. Renowned for its three principal awards, the Leone d'Oro (Golden Lion), the Leone d'Argento (Silver Lion) and the Coppa Volpi or Volpi Cup. The Leone d'Oro is awarded to the best film and the Leone d'Argento is for the best director whilst the Coppa Volpi is awarded to the best actor and actress.
The 70th Venice Film Festival is taking place in various locations on Venice Lido including Palazzo del Cinema, Casino, Sala Darsena and Pala Biennale and is sure to be a vibrant and atmospheric event.
Citalia, the leading Italian specialist in holidays to Italy, is offering customers fantastic offers on Venice holidays over the Film Festival period. For those who have dreamed of visiting this magical city on water, there is no better time to go.
Catch the start of the Film Festival with a three night Venice city break with Citalia. Stay three nights at Hotel Ca Fortuny on a bed and breakfast basis from £529 per person. This holiday to Venice, departing 29 August 2013 from London Gatwick, includes an online discount and a saving of up to £35 per couple.
Alternatively travel on 1 September and enjoy a three night Venice getaway from £529 per person with Citalia. This Venice holiday is also on a bed and breakfast basis, includes a three night stay at the Hotel Orion and departs from London Gatwick. Take advantage of this offer and enjoy an online discount and a saving of up to £35 per couple.
For more information on Citalia and great offers on holidays to Venice, visit http://www.citalia.com or call an expert on +44-(0)843-770-4443.