Venice offers wonderful concert and sightseeing opportunities for your choir. Our favourite performance venues include Santa Maria dei Miracoli, a lovely church with tiered stage and an organ, which attracts appreciating audiences for its concerts, and St Mark’s Basilica which offers the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sing mass here.
There is plenty to do here beyond performing: you can take a private boat to the three islands of the Venetian lagoon, discover this magnificent city's treasures through a guided tour, visit famous landmarks such as the Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica.
Our Suggested Itinerary
5 days 4 nights, from £495 per person
Morning flight to Venice.
Guided tour of Venice's key sights: the spectacular Piazza San Marco, Basilica di San Marco and the narrow streets near the Rialto bridge.
Rehearsals ahead of tomorrow's performance.
Visit the Galleria Dell'Accademia, one of the most significant collections of paintings by the Venetian school.
Mask-making workshop - a fantastic opportunity to make an authentic Venetian mask, with the help of a local English-speaking artisan.
Rehearsal at the Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.
Choir performance at the Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, known as the Venetian Pantheon.
Three island boat tour: boat tour around the islands of Murano, Torcello and Burano.
Visit Torre dell'Oroglio, a spectacular clock tower with breathtaking views.
Visit the Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace), a major landmark with wonderful art from the likes of Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese.
Choir performance at the Basilica di San Marco, a once in a life time opportunity.
Rehearsal at the Frari Basilica.
Choir performance at the Frari Basilica, a popular concert venue with local music groups.
Visit Peggy Guggenheim Collection, one of Italy's most important collections of twentieth century art.
Morning at leisure. Hunt for last-minute souvenirs in Venice's main shopping street, Old Merceria.
Return flight home.
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