Mascheranda Masked Ball at Venice Carnival
- Attend the fabulous Mascheranda Masquerade Ball at the Venice Carnival 2014
- Tutored Traditional dancing at the Cotillon in the stunning Hotel Danieli
- Historical Costume Hire and fitting
- Water Taxi Airport Transfers
- Water Taxi transfer to arrive at the Balls main entrance on the Grand Canal
A spectacular Venetian Masked Ball full of entertainment and dance hosted in the magnificent Palazzo Pisani Moretta on the Grand Canal. Watch the short video to give you a feel by clicking the arrow on the third photo.
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Masquerade at the Mascheranda Ball
DAY 1: 1st March 2014Fly to Venice. Boat Transfer.
After arrival transfer by boat to your hotel to start your Venetian Carnival romantic weekend break. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the Venetian Carnival atmosphere.
DAY 2: 2nd March 2014Costume Fitting and attend Mascheranda Ball
Morning appointment at the Atelier for your costume fitting.
You will have pre-selected your costume prior to arrival via an online catalogue and this appointment is to ensure it is comfortable and fits well. Only 4 people can be fitted at any one time so this is a very personal and enjoyable moment
Spend the morning promenading around Venice in your costumes soaking up the atmosphere. From personal experience we would recommend you stop for lunch whilst in costume and if the weather is good sit on a terrace overlooking the Grand Canal and savour the atmosphere.
This evening arrive by water taxi at the fabulous Mascheranda Masquerade Ball of Venice Carnival. Of all the Carnival balls this is the ball designed to give you the atmosphere of an 18th Century Baroque Celebration with plenty of involvement and participation by yourselves.
The candle-lit setting of Palazzo Pisani-Moretta, which overlooks the Grand Canal is frescoed by some of the most outstanding Venetian artists and is truly breathtaking.
You will be thrilled by an evening of music, fantasy, entertainments, colour and warmth. Right from your arrival Casanova with his lady, Comic Artists, Belly Dancers, Fortune Tellers, Palmists and Magicians will entertain you.
Our clients are all seated for dinner in the main Noble room with VIP tickets- the top category ticket which means you will be seated overlooking the classical Baroque quartet during the grand traditional Venetian dinner.
After dinner the School of Historical Dances will instruct you on minuetto , passamezzo and other classical historical dances, while downstairs you can dance to a disco with dj and live performers until about 2.30 am.
DAY 3: 3rd March 2014Day at leisure with a choice of events in costume
Today you can choose between:
Cotillon at Danieli
A fun afternoon with cakes and sweets in the magnificent setting of the Hotel Danieli. The master of dance will teach guests the basic steps of the 'Cotillion' involving all in the mysteries of this graceful and ceremonious dance. You will also be able to dance minuets and quadrilles.
Grand Canal Gondola Promenade to dinner in historical costume
An enchanting 30 minute gondola ride in costume prior to dinner in one of the best Venetian restaurants, the AnticoPignolo, hidden in a little alley serving traditional Venetian dishes. There will be 4 people per Gondola and only about 50 people in total so it is a very exclusive event.(Please note: This Gondola Promenade to dinner has an extra cost of £115 per person)
DAY 4: 4th March 2014At leisure until airport boat transfer
Day at leisure to enjoy the atmosphere of the Carnival of Venice, and return your costume. Boat transfer to airport to conclude your luxury weekend break.
Price per person: From £1,685
Includes Flights from the UK, 3 nights Accommodation with breakfast, Cotillon afternoon, Airport Transfers, Mascheranda Ball Tickets and transfer to Ball (Top Category: VIP), Costume fitting and Historical Costume 2 days
Departures from Gatwick, Heathrow,