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Carnival 2020, Cotillon at Palazzo



  • Carnival Ball in the heart of Venice
  • Spectacular Location
  • Professional Cotillon Dance Masters
  • Delicious Hot Chocolate

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An afternoon with friends having fun learning the basic steps of 18th-century group dances, such as minuets and cotillon, taught by our dance professional Masters accompanied by music of a trio of classical musiciansHot chocolate and Venetian pastries will be served in the historic Palazzo Dandolo, located near the Harry’s Bar and St. Mark’s Square.

Short historical excursus on the location you will spend a magical evening

The hall of the Ridotto has an extraordinary rich history. It was the first place in Venice and in the world to accomodate  gambling rooms openly. The young Casanova danced here and used this breath-taking place as a set for his conquests. After the second world war this space becomes the first dancing hall in Venice and after that an important theatre.  Nowadays, the Ridotto Hall where the Carnival Ball will take place belongs to the Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal Hotel and gives you a stunning view on the Grand Canal.

What do you have to expect from the soiree

The magical Carnival Afternoon located in the heart of  Venice will  involve you in the pleasure of XVIII century Cotillon. You will have a leading role in the dance- game, with the  faculty to attract the attantion of the desired  gorgeous Noble dancer just in front of you.  Suddenly, you are dancing together.. A delicious hot chocolate is already waiting for you and your dancing partner !

Carnival Period Costume

The Carnival Period Costume is Compulsory to attend the ball. Have a look on the professional Venetian Atelier proposals. Respect the Dress Code and find your perfect outfit for the special Carnival occasion!


  • Date: February 16th – 18th 2020
  • Time: from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Price: € 130


Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal, Piazza San Marco, 1332, 30124 Venezia VE

Additional information

Meeting Point

Palazzo Dandolo – Hotel Monaco&Grand Canal – San Marco 1332 – Calle Vallaresso

Dress Code

Period Costume compulsory

Cancellation Policy

– Cancellation from January 3rd 2020 on : full penalty (€ 130,00)

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