Itinerary

Thu 18 Oct

Late afternoon arrival at Venice airport and transfer to the 4-star Duodo Palace Hotel, a short walk from St Mark's Square and the Teatro La Fenice. Welcome dinner in a local restaurant.

Fri 19 Oct

This morning meet your guide for a walking introduction of the centre of Venice, around St Mark’s Square. Visit the Doge’s Palace, the symbol of Venetian power, and discover the formal rooms decorated by Tintoretto and Veronese behind the pink and white marble façade. We continue to the Basilica San Marco, decorated in awe-inspiring mosaics depicting the old and new testaments. Afternoon at leisure and evening performance.

Sat 20 Oct

Today is free for independent shopping and sightseeing. Walk to the Teatro La Fenice for the matinee performance, followed by a farewell dinner in a local restaurant.

Sun 21 Oct

Transfer to the airport for the homeward journey.

Programme

Programme at Teatro La Fenice

19 Oct 19.30

SEMIRAMIDE RossiniInc

D: Cecilia Ligorio

C: Riccardo Frizza

Cast: Jessica Pratt, Teresa Iervolino, Alex Esposito, Edgardo Rocha, Simon Lim, Silvia Frigato

New production

20 Oct 15.30

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA RossiniInc

D: Bepi Morassi

C: Gregory Kunde

Cast: Chiara Amarù, Francisco Brito, Julian Kim, Omar Montanari, William Corrò

Flights

British Airways

18 Oct London Gatwick – Venice dep: 13.05 arr: 16.15

21 Oct Venice – London Gatwick dep: 15.15 arr: 16.30

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £2095
Single room supplement £240
Club Europe flight upgrade from £300
Land-only tour price £1930
Deposit required £400
Tour code VCE1

Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers to and from airport and for included performances where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, two dinners, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, first category ticket to each included performance, restaurant guide and city notes, the services of our local representative or tour manager.

*Please note that single rooms at the hotel are single only, not double for single occupancy.

“The performances at La Fenice lived up to all expectations.”

Mr N, London