Carnival in Venice Adventure!

£329.00

Date: 22-24.02.2019

The carnival in Venice has been capturing people’s imagination since the 14th Century. There is something alien and fascinating about the masked city. It is as much scary as liberating, and the Venetians are simply the best at it!

Outlandish costumes, dazzling masks, rainbow of colours, this simply must be on your bucket lists. I know it has been on mine for as long as I can remember. So let’s stop waiting for the life to happen and just do it! Whether you want to party or just wander through the crowds and take photos, we will make sure we have enough time for both.

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Start

2019-02-22

End

2019-02-24

Meeting point

Venice Marco Polo Airport

Description

The carnival in Venice has been capturing people’s imagination since the 14th Century. There is something alien and fascinating about the masked city. It is as much scary as liberating, and the Venetians are simply the best at it!

Outlandish costumes, dazzling masks, rainbow of colours, this simply must be on your bucket lists. I know it has been on mine for as long as I can remember. So let’s stop waiting for the life to happen and just do it! Whether you want to party or just wander through the crowds and take photos, we will make sure we have enough time for both.

What’s included:

2 nights accommodation (hotel)

2 breakfasts

Water taxi airport transfer

Venice Carnival Cruise Mask Party with unlimited food and drinks.

What`s excluded: flights (subject to availability), friday dinner, lunches, optional activities.

Price:

Early Bird: £329 applies if paid in full by end of September*

Sleepy Bird: £359 applies if paid in full by end of December*

Lazy Bird: £399 applies if paid in full in January*

Single room supplement: £150

Once the deposit of £100 + PayPal fees has been paid, you can transfer the remainder at your convenience but no later than till the end of November. If it`s more convenient for you, we also accept bank transfers. Please contact us for bank details.

Recommended flights*:

22th February, Easy Jet, London Gatwick-Venice Marco Polo, 16:35-19:40;

24th February, Easy Jet, Venice Marco Polo-London Gatwick, 18:50-20:00;

*As we have minimum and maximum numbers for each trip and we are taking bookings through various platforms, please email us on admin@curiouskatsadventures.com once you pay your deposit, to find out if your place has been confirmed and whether you can book the flights before purchasing them.

Optional activities:

Free walking tour of Venice, can be booked here: http://freetourvenice.com/or here: http://www.venicefreewalkingtour.com/wordpress_freetour/.

Overview of Venice and Gondola Ride – can be booked here: http://www.localvenicetours.com/venice-gondola-rides

TRIP ITINERARY  (subject to change):

Day one (Friday):

Meeting at the airport.

Airport shuttle + water taxi transport from the airport to the hotel (included).

Day two (Saturday – Day of Carnival Party)

Breakfast at the hotel (included)

Optional activity: walking tour of Venice at 10am. Feel free to join us!

Other optional activities – masks shopping/sightseeing/gondola rides etc

Prepare and dress up for the Carnival Cruise Party.

19:00 – 20:00 walk to the cruise starting point (we don’t want to be late!)

20:00 – Venice Carnival Party Cruise

The big event of the weekend – an exclusive evening on board of the Venetian Galleon

A not-to-be-missed appointment for an exclusive evening on board the Venetian Galleon during Carnival: a unique occasion to live the craziest night of the year in the charming and fascinating atmosphere of a boat of other times.

Please let us know if you are vegetarian.

After a toast with the crew on board, the Galleon will slowly start sailing towards the north part of the lagoon sailing along the islands of Murano, Burano, Torcello and offering a charming panoramic view while on board you can taste the Great Carnival buffet with all the specialties prepared with care by our Chef on board.

We will sail towards Sant’Erasmo and San Francesco del Deserto, two small and enchanting islands where time seems to have stopped, and then we will head towards Venice where, once finished dinner, we will stop for a nice promenade in Saint Mark’s square where you will be captured by the elegant magic of the most ancient Carnival of the world.

Once again on board, we will continue the party with carnival trumpets, frittelle, streamers, confetti, galani and a lot of fun until the moment of disembarkation.

PROGRAM:

20:00 Embarkation of guests in Venice – Welcome aperitif while sailing towards Fusina

21:00 Start buffet dinner (incl. Aperitif, Buffet and Dessert) while sailing to the north part of the lagoon: Murano, Burano, Torcello, Sant’Erasmo, San Francesco del Deserto…

22:45 At the end of the dinner, stop in Venice for a nice evening walk

23:45 Re-embarcation of guests and toast in front of St Mark’s Square

01:00am Disembarkation of guests in Venice return to hostel

Day three (Sunday)

On Sunday, most Venetians are recovering from the evening before – as are we I suspect 😉

Optional Gondola Tour begins at Santa Maria del Giglio Gondola Park, next to the Hotel Gritti Palace.

Free time to wander around the labyrinth-like streets of Venice and discover the city on your own. Promenade in costume and/or masks you have purchased and watch the parade of costumed characters, and the streets are full of entertainment and food stalls free for the public.

Optional late lunch and airport transfer.

Cancellations:

Please note that unless the trip is cancelled the payments are non-refundable as the costs need to be paid in advance. However, you may be able to sell your place to your friends or other group members if you follow this procedure: http://katsadventures.com/#plx_progress_faq_section

DISCLAIMER and T&Cs:

By signing up to this event you confirm that you have read and consented to our terms and conditions (click to download (http://katsadventures.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Kats_Limted_T7Cs.pdf)) and waiver (click to download (http://katsadventures.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/New-One.pdf)). You will also email signed copy of both to Sylwia on admin@curiouskatsadventures.com within 3 days of making the payment for the event and no later than 3 days before the event. You also agree to a ‘no refund’ policy.

INSURANCE: You also confirm that you will be responsible for your own insurance and make sure that it is at an appropriate level for this trip and activities you will be participating in.  In addition to your own Personal Civil liability insurance, you will need an individual insurance for multi-risk and multi-activity holidays (expenses of cancellation, research – help, repatriation, medical expenses, theft of luggage, etc.) appropriate for the activities to be undertaken as part of the holiday. The general travel insurance is often minimal and rarely adapted to the active holidays. Please check the details with your insurance provider.

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