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Venice Carnival

& The Doge's Ball

A "must" among the world's most exclusive social events

Friday 25th February 2022

  • Arrival at Venice’s Marco Polo airport welcome and transfer to your hotel 

  • Accommodation in  in one of the best hotel in central Venice.

  • Make-up and costume fitting at the time  either at your hotel or at the costume-maker’s atelier

  • Stroll through the lanes to explore some of the city’s lesser-known and most fascinating places

  • Aperitivo in a typical elegant wine bar

  • Through calli e campielli you will then reach a  glamorous restaurant  for dinner, based on traditional regional and Venetian dishes creatively reinterpreted by the Chef and matched with quality wines. You will enjoy your dessert while listening to a recital of poems by Giorgio Baffo, a leading Venetian language writer and a prolific author of licentious sonnets!

  • Back to the hotel

Saturday 26th February 2022

Venice and the magic of Carnival, in your hands …

  • A day spent visiting the city’s most intriguing and exclusive places, most of which inaccessible to traditional tourism: the workshops of celebrated artisan textile and fashionable glass makers, encounters with Venetian art and its best-known exponents in magnificent patrician palaces

  • Lunch in the company of a famous artist, among the most significant players in the Venice Carnival, in one of the traditional “bacari” wine bars, trying bite-size local fare with excellent “Ombre” (the Venetians’ favourite glass of wine)

  • Return to your hotel 

  • Preparing for the party: meeting with costume maker and make-up artists

  • In the evening, private motor launch transfer to the Doge’s Ball with dinner

  • Transfer to the hotel

Sunday 27 February 2022

  • “Private motor launch to the lagoon islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello, on your way to the airport”. The programme will be arranged according to the flight departure time

  • Lunch in an excellent island trattoria 

  • After lunch the motor launch will take you to the airport