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Mascheranda Ball at Venice Carnival

Break Available: 21 - 24 February 2020
4 days

Price Per Person: From £1,750

For a truly mesmerising evening, the Mascheranda Ball is second to none for those wanting a party-ball feel and involvement in all things Carnival. Be dressed in authentic period costume for a night like no other.

Taking place at the stunning Palazzo Pisani Moretta, the Mascheranda Ball features a night of fantastic entertainment including singers, dancers, acrobats, magicians, palmists and so much more. The Noble Floor which the ball takes place on, has unmissable frescoes, and with a Baroque Band playing while you enjoy your sumptuous dinner, the hours will fly by all too fast!

Now in it’s 22nd edition, the Mascheranda Ball just gets better and better each year.

Highlights

  • Attend the Quintessential Party Masked ball – The Mascheranda Ball
  • Historical extended costume hire throughout your break, so you have many opportunities to promenade in style
  • 3 nights in a fantastic hotel minutes from St Mark’s Square
  • Transfer to the ball
  • Flights from a wide range of UK regional airports
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Day by Day Itinerary
 
 
 
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Day 1 – 21 Feb 2020
Fly to Venice and Watertaxi Transfer to your hotel

Day 1 – 21 Feb 2020
Fly to Venice and Watertaxi Transfer to your hotel

Fly to Venice where your meet & greet watertaxi transfer will take you to your hotel. This is vital as Venice is very busy at carnival time and having a representative assist you with your luggage to your boat saves time!

Hotel Locanda Vivaldi is ideally located on the Riva degli Schiavoni, and only a 10mins walk from St Mark’s Square. This typically Venetian styled hotel is the perfect base for your Carnival break. However, we do have 2 upgrade hotel options for you. You can either choose to upgrade to Sina Palazzo Sant’Angelo which is located right on the Grand Canal between the Rialto Bridge and the Accademia Bridge, or opt for 5 Star Hotel Metropole located opposite San Giorgio Island. See Optional Extras below for more information.

Rest of day at leisure.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Venice Carnival - Upgrade to Hotel Locanda Vivaldi Double Lagoon View Room
  • Mascheranda Ball - Upgrade to Sina Palazzo Sant'Angelo
  • Venice Carnival - Upgrade to 5 Star Hotel Metropole
  • Venice Carnival - Upgrade Hotel Metropole Deluxe Street View Room (Mascheranda Ball)
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A la Carte Optional Extras

Venice Carnival - Upgrade to Hotel Locanda Vivaldi Double Lagoon View Room

To really make your Venetian Carnival experience extra special, why not upgrade to a Lagoon view room. The view sweeps a 180 degree angle encompassing the Lido coastline, San Giorgio Island, Guidecca, Church of Salute, the coumns of St Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace and the famous bell tower.

The lagoon view rooms come with a jacuzzi bath.

Please note each room is individually designed and so do vary.

Price Per Person: £220

 

 

Loccanda Vivaldi Lagoon view room, Venice
Loccanda Vivaldi Lagoon view room, Venice
Loccanda Vivaldi Lagoon view room, Venice

Mascheranda Ball - Upgrade to Sina Palazzo Sant'Angelo

Sina Palazzo Sant’Angelo is in the perfect location right on the Grand Canal, very close to the Rialto Bridge. It is within walking distance of the Accademia Bridge, St Mark’s Square, La Fenice Opera house. The  palazzo has it’s own landing dock, so you can arrive in style.

This 4 star palazzo is ideal for those wanting to step outside right onto the Grand Canal.

All rooms and suites are decorated in true Venetian style.

Price: £30 per person

Venice Carnival - Upgrade to 5 Star Hotel Metropole

For those wanting to really enjoy Venice and treat a loved one, why not upgrade your hotel to 5 Star Hotel Metropole. Located on the Grand Canal, with only a 5-10 mins walk from St Mark’s Square, you are right in the centre of the main heart of Venice.

Price Per Person: £45 per person per night

Standard double room at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Lounge area at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Outdoor dining at Hotel Metropole, Venice

Venice Carnival - Upgrade Hotel Metropole Deluxe Street View Room (Mascheranda Ball)

Hotel Metropole is ideally located on the grand canal, but only a deluxe lagoon view room will provide you with a fantastic vista of San Giorgio Island and the lagoon. The rooms are larger and feature further intricate Venetian design and detail.

Price Per Person: £60 per person per night

Deluxe Lagoon view room at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Outdoor dining at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Executive room with lagoon view at Hotel Metropole, Venice

Day 2 – 22 Feb 2020
Costume Fitting Appointment

Day 2 – 22 Feb 2020
Costume Fitting Appointment

This morning attend your costume fitting appointment with the Atelier. You will have pre-selected your costume beforehand from the atelier’s catalogue, so this appointment ensures everything fits and is comfortable. These fittings are limited to 4 people at any one time to ensure you have a high level of personal service and feel truly special.

Once dressed like a Venetian noble, do as the locals do and promenade around Venice in your historical costume. This really is a highlight as Venice becomes alive with colour and style as everyone in their masked finery takes to the streets. Enjoy the tourists taking photos of you looking your best. Whilst promenading, why not treat yourself to a glass of Champagne at Westin Europa & Regina or at The Monaco, both overlooking the Grand Canal.

Evening at leisure. Alternatively, why not add in our Optional Extra Gourmet Tasting Dinner. Get to sample Michelin Starred traditional Venetian cuisine at The Met Restaurant, Hotel Metropole. See Optional Extra below for more information.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Venice - Gourmet Tasting Meal at The Met
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A la Carte Optional Extras

Venice - Gourmet Tasting Meal at The Met

Enjoy a sumptuous gourmet tasting dinner  prepared by the Michelin Starred Chef at The Met restaurant in the beautiful Hotel Metropole, using locally sourced ingredients.

Price Per Person: From £165

Restaurant at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Dining at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Hotel Metropole Gourmet tasting meal, Venice

Day 3 – 23 Feb 2020
Morning at Leisure and Attend the 21st Edition Mascheranda Ball

Day 3 – 23 Feb 2020
Morning at Leisure and Attend the 21st Edition Mascheranda Ball

After breakfast, enjoy some more time promenading in your historical costume. Take to St Mark’s Square or why not take yourself to the Rialto Bridge to be admired further!

This evening you will be transferred by watertaxi to the Palazzo Pisani Moretta, which houses the Mascheranda Ball. From all the masked balls on offer, this is the ball most resembling an 18th century Baroque celebration.

A welcome aperitif will meet you as you enter the Main Saloon, before you enter the Noble Floor, where the frescoes are awe inspiring.

Enjoy your Side Room dining in the smaller rooms, before entering the main hall for the entertainment. The entertainment includes live classical music by the Baroque Quartet, palmists, belly dancers, fortune tellers and magicians to entertain you.

Then, you have the option of joining the Master of Dance for a lesson on popular period dances which may include the Cotillon and Minuetto.

Please click on the video link on photo opposite for a flavour of this ball.

After dinner there is a open bar, and you can choose between traditional dancing or the disco and DJ downstairs, with further live performances to entertain you. The ball closes at around 2.30am.

The evening will quickly while away!

Wander back to your hotel after a night living like a Venetian!

Photos 2-6 opposite are copyrighted to the Mascheranda Ball.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Venice - Mascheranda Ball - Upgrade to Main Hall Dining Tickets
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Venice - Mascheranda Ball - Upgrade to Main Hall Dining Tickets

If you want to see the Mascheranda Ball with the top VIP tickets, why not upgrade to the main hall dining. Rather than dining and then enjoying the entertainment, dine in the main saloon where the entertainment takes place around you as you eat.

Price Per Person: £400

Main dining hall, Mascheranda Ball, Venice Carnival
Mascheranda Ball, Venice Carnival

Day 4 – 24 Feb 2020
Return Costume and at Leisure until Airport Watertaxi Transfer for flight home

Day 4 – 24 Feb 2020
Return Costume and at Leisure until Airport Watertaxi Transfer for flight home

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and return your costume to the Atelier.

At leisure until your airport watertaxi transfer for your flight home after your Mascheranda Ball Short Break.

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Accommodation

Where You'll Stay

Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, Venice (4.5 Star)

Loccanda Vivaldi Restaurant View, Venice
Loccanda Vivaldi standard room, Venice
Loccanda Vivaldi Lagoon view room, Venice
Loccanda Vivaldi Lounge, Venice

Hotel Locanda Vivaldi, Venice (4.5 Star)

This stunningly well presented 4.5 star hotel is located overlooking San Giorgio Island and only around a 10mins walk from St Mark's Square. Choose from either a standard room or upgrade to a lagoon view room for the ultimate in views.

The hotel is decorated in true Venetian style with fabrics, curtains, drapes, oriental carpets, Murano glass and chandeliers creating the perfect period costume feel to this metropolis city. With a rooftop restaurant overlooking the basin of St Mark's, the views are far reaching!

 

 

 

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Hotel Metropole - Venice (5 Star)

Standard double room at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Deluxe Lagoon view room at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Executive room with lagoon view at Hotel Metropole, Venice
Restaurant at Hotel Metropole, Venice

Hotel Metropole - Venice (5 Star)

An unforgettable view over the lagoon, only a few steps from Piazza San Marco, within easy reach of the most stylish shops, and close to the Art and Architectural Biennales.

This hotel offers exclusive suites and elegant salons.

It has a web of enchantment, a seductive ambiance and an aura of mystery and exoticism. The hotel has period furniture, soft music and relaxing perfumes, which enhance your feeling of relaxation.

The Michelin Star Chef at The Met restaurant conjures up an experience for even the most discerning of palettes.

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Optional Extras
Venice Carnival - Upgrade to Hotel Locanda Vivaldi Double Lagoon View Room
Loccanda Vivaldi Lagoon view room, Venice

To really make your Venetian Carnival experience extra special, why not upgrade to a Lagoon view room. The view sweeps a 180 degree angle encompassing the Lido coastline, San Giorgio Island, Guidecca, Church of Salute, the coumns of St Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace and the famous bell tower.

The lagoon view rooms come with a jacuzzi bath.

Please note each room is individually designed and so do vary.

Price Per Person: £220

 

 

Mascheranda Ball - Upgrade to Sina Palazzo Sant'Angelo

Sina Palazzo Sant’Angelo is in the perfect location right on the Grand Canal, very close to the Rialto Bridge. It is within walking distance of the Accademia Bridge, St Mark’s Square, La Fenice Opera house. The  palazzo has it’s own landing dock, so you can arrive in style.

This 4 star palazzo is ideal for those wanting to step outside right onto the Grand Canal.

All rooms and suites are decorated in true Venetian style.

Price: £30 per person

Venice Carnival - Upgrade to 5 Star Hotel Metropole
Standard double room at Hotel Metropole, Venice

For those wanting to really enjoy Venice and treat a loved one, why not upgrade your hotel to 5 Star Hotel Metropole. Located on the Grand Canal, with only a 5-10 mins walk from St Mark’s Square, you are right in the centre of the main heart of Venice.

Price Per Person: £45 per person per night

Venice Carnival - Upgrade Hotel Metropole Deluxe Street View Room (Mascheranda Ball)
Deluxe Lagoon view room at Hotel Metropole, Venice

Hotel Metropole is ideally located on the grand canal, but only a deluxe lagoon view room will provide you with a fantastic vista of San Giorgio Island and the lagoon. The rooms are larger and feature further intricate Venetian design and detail.

Price Per Person: £60 per person per night

Venice - Gourmet Tasting Meal at The Met
Restaurant at Hotel Metropole, Venice

Enjoy a sumptuous gourmet tasting dinner  prepared by the Michelin Starred Chef at The Met restaurant in the beautiful Hotel Metropole, using locally sourced ingredients.

Price Per Person: From £165

Venice - Mascheranda Ball - Upgrade to Main Hall Dining Tickets
Main dining hall, Mascheranda Ball, Venice Carnival

If you want to see the Mascheranda Ball with the top VIP tickets, why not upgrade to the main hall dining. Rather than dining and then enjoying the entertainment, dine in the main saloon where the entertainment takes place around you as you eat.

Price Per Person: £400

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Reviews & Feedback

Testimonials

We had a fantastic time. The hotel was superb and the staff could not have been more helpful and friendly. The ball was wonderful, really enjoyable. We got stopped several times by locals complimenting me on the outfit as well as by all the camera happy tourists. Thanks for all your help and you can be sure we would recommend Weekend a la Carte to friends.

Dawn

We had a wonderful weekend and thought the overall organisation was excellent. So much so that we would be interested in returning another year. The various elements of the package came together perfectly and the food and accommodation were excellent. Thank you to everyone involved.

Val

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What's included & departure airports

What's Included?

  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast at Hotel Bonvecchiati
  • Mascheranda Entry Ball Ticket
  • Activities as outlined
  • Flights from the UK (includes 1 hold bag per person)
  • Private Airport transfers and one way ball transfer

Departure airports:
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Heathrow
Belfast International
Birmingham
Bristol
Edinburgh
Luton
Manchester
Stansted

Our international clients are welcome to book their own flights.

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