Saturday, December 11, 2010
30 December, Thursday
Upon arrival in Venice, you will be welcome by our assistant and seen to your hotel by private taxi-boat.
Our assistant will help you check in and will introduce your programme for the first evening in Venice.
Before dinner, you will enjoy a nice Venetian aperitif in the exclusive Lounge Bar of Palazzo Giustinian Lolin, Biennale head quarter, situated along the Grand Canal and later you will have dinner in a typical restaurant of the historical Venice.
Overnight at your hotel.
31 December, Friday NEW YEAR’S EVE
After your buffet breakfast at the hotel, you will meet your Venetian escort named “el Còdega”. This peculiar character will lead you through the visit of Atelier Pietro Longhi, a small stronghold of culture and Venetian costume tradition located in the heart of oldest Venice. Here, assisted by connoisseurs, You will be able to choose and rent your 1900 style party dress together with the mask that will be kept as a memento of this unforgettable soirée. Lunch at a local “bacaro”. In the afternoon, your personal escort will still accompany you to Rialto and its swarming neighbourhood, preferred destination of true Venetian people. At the end you will be accompanied back to your hotel to have a rest and get prepared for the longest night of the year.In the evening, welcome the new year at Palazzo Flangini on the Grand Canal!
The fabulous FLAMES OF VENICE will entertain you with an exclusive gala dinner, especially conceived by a 1 star Michelin Chef whose identity will be revealed during the party, accompanied by unique shows to end with the glamorous dance party that will last till dawn. Overnight at your hotel.
01 January, Saturday NEW YEAR’S DAY
After your buffet breakfast at the hotel, full day at disposal for personal visits and leisure.
OPTIONAL SERVICE: in the afternoon, upon your request, you will be met at your hotel by your personal escort “el Còdega” who will take you through the inedited city, strolling about alleys and squares to spot the sites where his stories and anecdotes took place.
In the evening, you will experience the Venetian aperitif time and taste Venetian traditional flavours in the picturesque atmosphere of Campo Santa Margherita.
Overnight at your hotel
02 January, Sunday
After your buffet breakfast at the hotel, our assistant will help you check out and then take you to your departure place by private taxi-boat.
OPTIONAL SERVICE : if you have planned a late departure, upon your request, your personal escort will meet you at your hotel and take you to the precious St. Mark’s Basilica for a short visit that will be followed by an exquisite refreshment at the glorious Caffè Florian, the oldest and most famous cafeteria in Venice.