Venice Carnival 2020: Minuetto dance with gala dinner at the Ridotto
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Venice Carnival 2020: Minuetto dance with gala dinner at the Ridotto

Availability: 8 - 22 February 2020
Printed ticket only
Duration: up to 4 hours
Do this because
  • Live a unique experience of an authentic masked ball
  • Enjoy the dinner and music by a baroque ensemble
  • Discover the old noble palace where gambling was played
What to expect

The Gala dinner is a chance to experience an authentic carnival masked ball with the presence of a dance master. During and after dinner you can learn the basic steps of the dances from the 1700s and the 1800s such as minuets, counterdances, waltzes, and other period dances.

While seated for dinner, a baroque ensemble will play live throughout the evening. The dinner includes a four-course menu with a welcome cocktail and wine.

The palace of the noble Dandolo was the first place to accommodate 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. Now the hall belongs to the Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal: here you will enjoy this unique Carnival masked ball.

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What's included
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Gala dinner with wine
  • Dance class
  • Cloakroom
What's not included
  • Carnival costume

San Marco 1332, Calle Vallaresso Venice, VE, Italy

Meeting point:

Ridotto hall, inside the Hotel Monaco&Grand Canal in calle Vallaresso. Vaporetto stop: S.Marco Vallaresso.

What to remember
  • It is obligatory to come dressed in period costume
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  • Saturday 8 and 22 February 2020 at 8.00pm
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C.C.I. sas di Fabio Momo & C.
Booking fee
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Cancellation policy
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