Venice La Fenice Opera Experience

5 days priced from € 699
  • Small group suggested tour starting from 8 guests
  • Featuring: Doge's Palace, The Palladian Villas, Bassano and the Wine Road
  • 7 meals and English speaking guide for excursions
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Day 1

Arrival transfer form airport to hotel in Venice. Welcome drink. Welcome dinner in a local restaurant and overnight.
Meals: D

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of Venice to discover lesser-known Venice the so called ‘Minor Venice’ with a fascinating guided walk between St Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge that will allow you to admire the outside of majestic architectural masterpieces generally not included in the main tourist itineraries and some unique structures that contribute to making Venice a unique city. View the Golden Basilica of San Marco and admire the exterior of the La Fenice Theatre in Venice - the most important opera house in Venice, destroyed and rebuilt several times, which hosted the premieres of the great Italian composers of the 19th century. Then continue to Doge’s Palace, official residence of the Venetian ruler to discover the environments that have shaped the history of the Republic of Venice. Lunch on your own. Free afternoon for own discovery. Tonight get ready and dressed up for your performance.
Meals: B

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure to discover the beautiful Villas of Palladio located along the River Brenta. First we will visit Villa Widman. Following the visit, we will continue by coach driving along the Brenta River. During the panoramic drive we will admire the beautiful Venetian Villas of Palladio built as summer residence for rich patricians and see quaint villages along the river. You can see wonderful examples of architecture that demonstrates the opulence and splendor of a forgotten past. We stop in Oriago for typical lunch and continue with our next visit, Villa Pisani (inside visit). Drive to Oriago area where you will check in an authentic Venetian Villa. Dinner and overnight.
Meals: B - L - D

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure for a full day excursion discovering Bassano del Grappa tour and the Prosecco area of Italy and visit some of the most famous areas of the Venetian wine tradition. First we will start by visiting a wine cellar in the Valdobbiadene area with wine tasting. We will have lunch in a local Agriturismo and taste the local dishes like risotto, sliced meat. Then we will continue to Bassano del grappa, an enchanting medieval town on the River Brenta, that takes its name from the nearby Monte Grappa. A short tour in Bassano del Grappa will lead you through the old characteristic streets of the centre, where you can appreciate the craft traditions of Bassano, like ceramics and jewelry masterpieces, the Alpini Bridge and the Grappa Museum. A tour in Bassano del Grappa must include a grappa distillery tour as grappas one of the most famous products of Veneto. At the end of the tour, return to your hotel.
Meals: B - L - D

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure
Meals: B

Included Features

  • Private motor launch transfer from Venice airport to hotel
  • Private motor launch transfer from Venice hotel to Tronchetto
  • Deluxe A/C motor coach for excursions as per itinerary
  • English speaking assistant for transfers
  • English speaking guide for full day excursions
  • English speaking guide for guided tour of Venice
  • Entrance fees at Doge’s Palace and Villa Widman and Pisani
  • Performance ticket
  • Wine tasting in Valdobbiadene
  • 1 3-course Lunch at a Agriturismo with drinks
  • 2 nights at historical Villa Margherita or similar
  • 2 nights at Hotel Bonvecchiati
  • 2 3-course dinner with drinks included at the hotel
  • 1 3-course dinner in Venice
     

Not Included

  • Tips, City Taxes and everything not listed under “Included features”

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Prices

* Price per person sharing a double/twin room:

Dates 8 guests 15 guests 25 guests
01/07/17 - 03/31/17 € 1009 € 869 € 699
04/01/17 - 10/20/17 € 1099 € 999 € 799
10/20/17 - 12/21/17 € 1009 € 869 € 699
Single supplement: € 119
 

Opera Calendar 2017

La Bohème  
March 2017: : 1/2

La Traviata
May 2017: 19/24/26/28
June 2017: 1/3
July 2017: 12/13/14/15
August 2017: 26
September 2017: 2/6/12/14/15/21/22/24

The Barber of Seville   
May 2017: 23/25/27
June 2017: 4/6

Madame Butterfly
August 2017: 25/27/29
September 2017: 5/13/17/19/23

Don Giovanni
October 2017: 13/14/15/17/18/19/20/21/22/24/25/26

Carmen
March 2017: 24/25/26/28/29/30/31
April 2017: 1/2/4

Sleeping Beauty
May 2017: 10/11/12/13/14

*The itinerary is on request and rates are subject to the availability of the hotels at the time of booking. Prices are subject to change if travel occur during trade shows, bank holidays or special events and supplements may be applied.