Choir Tours to Venice
Venice is undoubtedly one of the world’s most stunning cities, offering wonderful concert and sightseeing opportunities for you and your choir. Take a private boat to the three islands of the Venetian lagoon, discover the history and true culture of the city through a guided tour or visit famous buildings such as the Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica. If you wish to go further afield, make your journey to the summer Opera Festival of Verona, set in the 2000 year old Roman amphitheatre in the heart of the city.
Where to Sing
Our favourite venue:
Santa Maria dei Miracoli.
This intimate venue located not far from the main square is well known for publicising its great quality concert series and often attracts an audience which fills the building. The church has a tiered stage and an excellent organ readily available for your use.
St Mark’s Basilica
The highlight for any choir with a sacred repertoire has to be the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sing mass at St. Mark’s Basilica. Performances are a cappella and always a memorable experience.
Basilica of SS Giovanni and Paolo
A favourite performance venue for our choir groups, this is one of Venice’s most famous churches. Concerts are always successful here thanks to the warm, friendly welcome and fantastic audiences.
Choirs can also perform in some of Venice’s other resplendent churches, including the Church of the Redentore and the Church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli.
Located outside Venice, the town of Marostica hosts an annual music festival throughout the summer months and welcomes visiting choirs for concerts in its churches, or on the more informal church steps.
What to Do
St. Mark's Basilica
Architecturally splendid, it contains a magnificent gold and jewel-studded altar and impressive treasury.
The former ducal residence contains spectacular art work including the world’s largest oil painting by Tintoretto.
Climb to the top of this 325ft bell tower for superb views over the whole city and lagoon.
The Rialto Bridge
The oldest bridge in Venice, it gives a splendid view up and down the Grand Canal.
"Three Island" private motor boat trip
Visit Murano, famous for its glass blowing, Burano for its traditional embroidery and lace-making and the stunning cathedral on Torcello.
A beautiful walled town with a lively commercial centre.
This beautiful city is most famous for its magnificent arena and Juliet’s balcony, immortalised by Shakespeare.
Where to Stay
Hotel Belle Epoque
The Hotel Belle Epoque is a 3-star property located in central Venice offering good access to the main sights and attractions. Rooms are traditionally decorated and feature private facilities, satellite TV, telephone and air conditioning.
Base your group in
Lido di Jesolo
Operated by the same family since the 1950’s, this charming hotel is located just off the pedestrian boulevard near the resort of Lido di Jesolo. The hotel has a private section of beach solely for the use of hotel guests and is situated only 15km from Jesolo Punta Sabbioni - the gateway to Venice. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, air-conditioning, direct dial telephone and T.V., and your choir can be confidant that they will enjoy a happy and comfortable stay.
Prices from £559*
Price based on...
- 4 days, 3 nights
- Bed and Breakfast
- Two Concerts
- Concert Promotion
- Air Travel
- Airport Transfers
- Coach travel in resort
- Tour Courier
- Fun Files – a free evening entertainment pack.
*Priced at January 2013 and dependant on exchange rates at time of booking.