The ultimate Carnival Experience
Day 1 February 7th – Venice
Arrival at Venice airport. Meet & Greet, porterage and private transfer to the hotel in Venice. Check-in at 5* Danieli Hotel (or similar) in Premium Deluxe DBL room in B&B, local tax included. Time at leisure to relax and enjoy the city. Meals at leisure.
Day 2 February 8th – Venice
This morning you will discover an amazing and unique atelier (fixed time appointment that will be communicated in advance) to fit your period costume for the Doge’s Ball. This special atelier is the heart of the Doge’s Ball with more than 1.200 period costumes, something exceptional! You will start to live and smell the atmosphere of this exclusive event. Once the costume is defined, it will be delivered directly to your hotel before the event and it will be picked up at guest’s hotel the day after the event (pick up to be done within 12pm).
In the afternoon, meet your assistant at the hotel. Private transfer to an amazing local Mask Atelier. You will enjoy an exciting private mask workshop (approx. 2 hours). You will learn the tradition, culture and you will discover also the real meaning and origin of the Carnival masks. At the end you will take with you your mask prepared during the workshop. Meals at leisure.
Day 3 February 9th – Venice
In the morning meet your private guide at the hotel. Private transfer to a local small factory to discover another Venetian excellence that is part of the Carnival world: the Gondola. You will enjoy a visit of a local factory where the gondola is made, built and repaired. You will then continue with a short walking tour of the city. Lunch and afternoon at leisure.
In the late afternoon, be ready to experience the Bacari tour with your personal guide or sommelier. Enjoy a relaxing walking tour through the old Venetian taverns, listening to the storytelling of the expert related to the history of the city and to the local food& wine. During the experience you will visit three different Bacari with wines and “cicchetti” (local fingers food) tasting included. Dinner at leisure.
Day 4 February 10th – Venice
Day & lunch at leisure. Tonight is the night! Be ready for the amazing Doge’s Ball, the ultimate and most exclusive Carnival experience. You can chose between two different options: VIP entry (Gala dinner included) or After dinner entry.
Day 5 February 11th – Venice
Day at leisure to recover yourself after the Doge’s Ball. Your private guide will also give you some options if you require. Meals at leisure.
Day 6 February 12th – Venice
After breakfast, private transfer from the hotel to Venice airport with Meet & Greet. End of our services.