An Evening with the Doge at Palazzo Contarini della Porta di Ferro

Duration: approx. 6 hours  Location: Venice
This tour was already booked by 8 people


Why choose this experience?

1 An evening to enjoy the refined atmosphere of the 18th century wearing a mask
2 To taste a refined menu purposely created to fit the occasion whilst musicians, actors of the Commedia dell’arte and dance instructors entertain you with fun performances
3 To take part in one of the most exclusive parties of Carnival 2017, with music and a DJ set until nightfall

An intimate and exclusive evening to celebrate the Carnival of Venice as the aristocrats of the 15th century!

Housed in a location of high effect, Palazzo Contarini della Porta di Ferro, this fascinating evening, scheduled for Saturday 18 February 2017, will allow you to get into the shoes of the great Venetian inhabitant of the past to experience a night in their sparkling golden world where lavish parties and wild pastimes were the order of the day...

On arriving at the Palazzo Contarini della Porta di Ferro, you will be greeted by a rich welcoming cocktail in the elegant entrance hall facing the palace inside courtyard and a picturesque canal. 

You will then be lead to the majestic indoor lounge for the gala dinner: this particular room has a terrace overlooking the garden of Palazzo Contarini, a feature that makes this elegant residence a rarity in Venice!

Musicians in period costumes will create a soft music background to the dinner while walkons and dance instructors engage you in dances entertaining you with fun performances…

After dinner, the evening will continue with a DJ in the lobby of the ground floor until late at night!

Places for Dinner with Casanova are limited so booking is recommended soon! It is important to note that access to the event is only allowed to guests with a historical costume and mask. If you wish to rent online masks and Venice Carnival costumes we recommend the Atelier Tiepolo, one of the best tailors in Venice with over 300 vintage clothing choices and accessories.

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Important info


Saturday 18 February 2017.

Departure point:

Palazzo Contarini della Porta di Ferro, Castello 2926, Venice.

Departure time

8.30 pm

Languages available

No explanations.


€320.00 per person

approx. 6 hours
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Dinner
  • Musical entertainment
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW (if you don't show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher).

If you want to attend the event please show a copy of the voucher (electronic and paper copies of the voucher are both accepted).

The numbers available for this event is limited to 100 people. Reservations will be accepted up to the available places and no later than 15 February 2017.

Dress Code: historic costume and mask.

CANCELLATION POLICY: there are no refunds once booking has been confirmed.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures, serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute), the tour might be cancelled.The customer will be notified of this as soon as possible and will be asked to choose between postponing the tour on the first date available or get a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour.

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