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The World’s Finest Masquerade

Locations: Europe

Take part in one of the most glamorous festivals in the world on this masked tour of Venice’s Carnival, which takes place Febuary 6-16 in 2010.  Guests will be treated to an exquisite Venetian period makeover before traveling by gondola to some of the city’s most fashionable masked balls, which have been enchanting travelers since the 13th century.  Begin with a Welcome celebration to introduce you to the magic of Venetian history and culture.  Cruise on a gondola tour through the islands, enjoy lively concerts, mouth-watering dinners, historical walking tours, a private visit to a distinguished glass studio and participate in an opera!  Masquerade by moonlight at the Hotel Danieli, the most exclusive hotel in Venice, located a few steps from Piazza S. Marco. Dress up again for the timeless ball at Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, a stunning 14th century Palace, before departing this momentous tour of Italy’s city of love. Learn More
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