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Venice Carnival 2019: Cotillon at Palazzo - dance lessons in costume

Availability: 27 February 2019
Duration: 2 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Sweet dance lessons in a Venetian palace
  • An afternoon of dances and hot chocolate at Palazzo Dandolo
What to expect

An afternoon with friends having fun learning the basic steps of group dances from the 1700s, such as minuets and cotillion, taught by a professional teacher on the music of a classical trio. Hot chocolate and Venetian pastry will be served in the historic Palazzo Dandolo, located near the Harry's Bar and St. Mark square.

The palace of the noble Dandolo was the first place to accomodate the "Ridotto", public gaming rooms from 1638 till 1774. It used to be open during Carnival, which lasted several months, and during that time Giacomo Casanova considered the Ridotto as the stage setting and backdrop for his conquests. It is important to point out that after World War II the Palace was home of one of the most important theatres of Venice.

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What's included
  • Cloakroom
  • Dance lesson
What's not included
  • Costume
Where

S. Marco, 1332, 30124 Venezia VE, Італія

Meeting point:

Across the Harry's Bar in Calle Vallaresso and near the vaporetto stop S.Marco-Vallaresso

What to remember
  • Dress code: period costume
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When
  • Wednesday, 27 February 2019 at 3.30pm
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Provider
C.C.I. sas di Fabio Momo & C.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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