|5 days and 4 nights|
Andrea Bocelli in Marostica & Venice 4-nights,
from €1593pps with Silver Cat.7 tickets
from €1665pps with Gold Cat.5 tickets
Departing 12 September 2022
Direct flights from Ireland
BOOKING DEPOSIT ONLY 150 EURO PER PERSON
September 2022, the incomparable, world-renowned Andrea Bocelli in Italy. A once in a lifetime Musical thrill. This tour offers you the chance to see the beautiful city of Venice as well as taking inthe Andrea Bocelli concert in Marostica. Discover the wealth of the medieval city of Marostica on this enthralling Andrea Bocelli Concert Break. Staying in Venice, this tour includes an excursion to Murano and Burano, where you will watch a fascinating glass-blowing demonstration, and then moves on to Burano Island, where you will visit a traditional lace-making factory, an excursion to Vicenza and historic Bassano del Grappa, known for both its World War I history and the famous traditional grappa drink. Here you will enjoy a walking tour in Vicenza and visit a grappa museum in Bassano. End the day with dinner before taking your seat at the Andrea Bocelli Concert in the medieval town of Marostica. We also take an excursion to Treviso and Valdobbiadene, famous as the home of Prosecco.
Fly Dublin-Venice. Flight departs Dublin at and arrives Venice (please note that airport and flight time will be advised once Sept 2022 schedules are announced by the airline. Flight times are subject to airlines discretion at any time).
On arrival at Venice airport, please collect any checked in luggage and meet your local transfer escort in the arrivals hall for transfer to the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal in Venice where you are booked for four-nights on a bed and breakfast basis
Your hotel: Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal in Venice
The Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal in Venice overlooks Venice's Grand Canal. The Hotel has a rooftop cocktail bar with terrace while the Bar Carlton Café provides drinks and snacks throughout the day and the La Cupola restaurant serves both Italian and international dishes. Marco Square is a pleasant 25 minute walk away, and is also accessible by vaporetto the local water taxi bus.
On arrival, check into the hotel.
Remainder of the day is at your leisure to settle in.
Here are some suggestions for things to see and do in your free time in Venice:
• Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana
• Ca’ Rezzonico and Ca’ Mocenigo
• Peggy Guggenheim
• Gallerie dell’Accademia and Salute Church
• Frari Church and Scuola San Rocco
• A walk in the Ghetto district and visit to church Madonna dell’Orto
• St Giovanni and Paolo Church and San Francesco della Vigna Church
• A walk in Dorsoduro district with stop beside San Trovaso church where you can admire one of the oldest “Squero” or Gondola yard’s in Venice still in operation
• For contemporary art lover, check out the Biennale Exhibition in Arsenale and Giardini
This morning, explore the famous islands of the Venice lagoon on a half-day islands excursion. Watch master glass blowers at work at a factory on Murano, shop for lace and admire the wonderfully painted houses on Burano. This tour is a great introduction to the magical islands of the Venetian lagoon.
Please note that the walk from your hotel to the boat departure point is an approximate 20 minute walk.
Tour duration: approximately 6 hours
Evening at lesiure.
Excursion to Vicenza and historic Bassano del Grappa, known for both its World War I history and the famous traditional grappa drink. End the day with dinner before taking your seat at the Andrea Bocelli Concert (outdoor) in the medieval town of Marostica (with TRIBUNA Silver tickets – CAT 7 or Gold Cat 5). Ticket upgrades are available, subject to availability.
The day starts with a visit to Vicenza, one of the most elegant smaller cities in Italy. The city is home to stunning architectural treasures such as the Villa Rotunda and Teatro Olimpico, which you will visit. Learn about the history and culture of this UNESCO-listed gem with your local guide.
The tour then moves on to the historic town of Bassano del Grappa, known for both its World War I history and the famous traditional grappa drink. Here you will visit a grappa museum and taste this famous drink.
End the day with dinner before taking your seat at the Andrea Bocelli Concert in the medieval town.
Return to hotel at the end of the evening.
Excursion to Treviso and Valdobbiadene, famous as the home of Prosecco. Admire the stunning hills as we take a trip out of Venice. Visit a traditional Valdobbiadene winery and vineyards with your guide, and sample locally made Prosecco where its produced.
Remainder of the day is at leisure to explore Venice independently.
Morning at leisure.
Today, meet your local guide for transfer to the airport for return flight.
Flight departs Venice at and arrives Dublin (please note that flight times are subject to airlines discretion).
• Return flight from Dublin, taxes and transfers
• Four-nights in the four-star Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal in Venice with breakfast
• Excursion to Murano and Burano. This half-day tour by private boat stops first at Murano Island, where you will watch a fascinating glass-blowing demonstration, and then moves on to Burano Island, where you will visit a traditional lace-making factory.
• Excursion to Vicenza and historic Bassano del Grappa, known for both its World War I history and the famous traditional grappa drink.Enjoy a walking tour in Vicenza and visit a grappa museum in Bassano. End the day with dinner before taking your seat at the Andrea Bocelli Concert in the medieval town of Marostica (with TRIBUNA Silver tickets – CAT 7)
• Excursion to Treviso and Valdobbiadene, famous as the home of Prosecco. Admire the stunning hills as we take a trip out of Venice. Visit a traditional Valdobbiadene winery and vineyards with your guide, and sample locally made Prosecco where its produced.
• Private transfers and guide assistance as per the programme
Price per person sharing:
€1593pps with Silver Cat.7 tickets
€1665pps with Gold Cat.5 tickets
Single Supplement €399pps (twin for sole use)
Ticket upgrades available
Poltronissima Silver Cat 3° €165, Poltronissima Gold Cat 2 €255, Poltronissima Platinum Cat 1 €365
Price does not include
Low booking deposit of €150 pp to secure your place. Second deposit due by 30 November 2021 of €200 pp. Balance is due 8 weeks prior to departure date.
Please note that concert tickets included are TRIBUNA Silver tickets – CAT 7 or Gold Cat.5. Please see ticket upgrade information.
One piece of 10kg luggage and 1 small carry one bag is included in the tour price. Airlines offer a selection of pre-booked seat and baggage extras with fees attached. We will advise these optional extras at the time of booking.
Passport / Covid Digital Certificate / Entry/Re-entry Requirements
It is your responsibility to ensure your passport will be valid for your holiday and that you are in possession of a valid Covid Digital Certificate / fulfil the legal entry requirements of the country that you are planning to visit. Please contact IFC should you have any queries regarding entry requirements. EU passport holders do not require a visa to travel within the EU. As a rule of thumb for European travel your passport should be valid until your intended date of return to Ireland. For travel outside the EU a validity of a minimum of 6 months beyond your return date is required. A visa may be needed for your holiday and information regarding this will be sent closer to travel.
Please note that there is a fair amount of walking on this tour. Ours are active holidays. Walking, stair-climbing and standing around for periods are unavoidable aspects of this tour. This tour is suitable for those of a normal fitness but may not be suitable for those who need support. Walking and getting on and off a coach several times a day is part of the tour.
Please note that we reserve the right to amend the timings of the tour itinerary in line with supplier requests and included excursions may take place on different days.
COVID-19 Special information
Please note that the visitor attractions state that customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned and that in a attempt to reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited. Masks are required in visitor attractions and indoors and we would ask all travellers to bring their own. Temperature checks are mandatory in certain attractions.
IFC strongly recommends travel insurance and can offer a competitive quotation if not already purchased. The EHIC is a European Healthcard available to all EU citizens and is recommended to carry for travel within Europe. Please check www.ehic.ie for more information. IMPORTANT: If you have purchased travel insurance with IFC. If you or any person travelling has a pre-existing medical condition then you must declare that condition to Health Check