Venice Carnival: dance Minuetto with Casanova in St. Mark’s Square Palace

Live the essence of Venice Carnival by dancing Minuetto, a typical ball of this period, with Casanova in fresh and blood! You will live a unique experience in one of the most ancient palaces in the world, the Prisons' Palace of San Marco Square. By Venice Tours

  • Live the essence of Venice Carnival by dancing Minuetto
  • Live a unique experience in one of the most ancient palaces in the world, the Prisons' Palace
  • Taste the Venetian sweets: "frittelle" and "galani" with a glass of wine

Live the essence of Venice Carnival dancing the Minuetto Dance, a typical Carnival dance in the 1700s, with Casanova in fresh and blood! You will be the main character of this daydream. You will live this amazing experience in the historical Prisons' Palace where you will receive a handmade colorful mask to better immerse yourself in the traditions of the event. After the dance, you will have the possibility to taste the Venetian sweets, Galani and Frittelle, accompanied by Italian sparkling white wine Prosecco.

Discover the spectacular Venetian Carnival palace

The location worth your special attention. Casanova was imprisoned in this historic Palace, which is part of the Doge’s Palace. The two buildings are connected through the well known Bridge of Sights.The building which is located in a very central position was planned by the architect Antonio Da Ponte in 1589. Nowadays, the prison’s palace is the seat of the Artistic Circle of Venice which welcomes guests offering different cultural experiences and concerts.

Minuetto: the Venetian Carnival dance

A professional Minuetto Master will teach you the Minuetto Dance following the live sound. In 1700 Minuetto was the most successful dance of the good society, it was danced in courtship during balls and events. For his graceful poses, it was considered as expression of grace and elegance, fundamental qualities for every person who belonged to the aristocracy.

 

Included

  • Entrance Ticket
  • Carnival face mask
  • Minuetto dance with Casanova dance master
  • Carnival sweets tasting: frittelle and galani with a glass of wine

Other Info

  • For Covid-19 precaution the use of the mask is MANDATORY. So, please bring your own.
  • TO ACCESS ANY INTERIOR (MUSEUM, CHURCH, PALACE, RESTAURANT, WORKSHOP ETC.) ALL PARTICIPANTS OVER 12 YEARS OLD MUST PRESENT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: -PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION -PROOF OF FIRST VACCINATION ADMINISTERED AT LEAST 15 DAYS AGO -PROOF OF A COVID-19 INFECTION IN THE PAST 6 MONTHS -NEGATIVE TEST TAKEN NO MORE THAN 48 HOURS BEFORE THE ACTIVITY STARTS
  • Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
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