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Venice & Lido di Jesolo Music School Trips & Tours
Venice, combined with the holiday resort of Lido di Jesolo, offers culture, superb concert venues and some free time on the beach, audiences are warm and enthusiastic and the variety of sightseeing opportunities means days are filled with both educational and fun activities.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Daytime flight from Ireland & transfer to accommodation. Met by your Courier & Concert Assistant to talk through all arrangements||Local orientation/rehearsal time|
|2||Rehearsal. Venice - sightseeing||Visit to St Mark's Square & Basilica||Concert at Santa Maria dei Miracoli church|
|3||Day at leisure in Lido di Jesolo including beach time||Concert at Chiesa del Redentore|
|4||Visit the medieval city of Padova||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
|Morning||Daytime flight from Ireland & transfer to accommodation. Met by your Courier & Concert Assistant to talk through all arrangements|
|Afternoon||Local orientation/rehearsal time|
|Morning||Rehearsal. Venice - sightseeing|
|Afternoon||Visit to St Mark's Square & Basilica|
|Evening||Concert at Santa Maria dei Miracoli church|
|Morning||Day at leisure in Lido di Jesolo including beach time|
|Afternoon||Concert at Chiesa del Redentore|
|Morning||Visit the medieval city of Padova|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
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Top performance venues
St Mark’s Basilica, Venice
Sacred choirs may sing at mass in this world-famous Byzantine basilica.
Almost every church in Venice is a potential venue for a choir with a sacred programme. Choirs may perform a full concert or participate in a church service
A beautiful indoor hall in the Lido di Jesolo cultural centre. Concerts are held every Thursday.
This international holiday village, the largest in Europe, has great facilities and is suitable for all quality groups with a popular repertoire.
Bandstands & Open-Air Stages
Quality performance opportunities available during the evenings at 9pm.
For visiting bands and mixed groups these villages offer excellent performance facilities and attract great audiences.
Part of the Italian culture, outdoor concerts attract large audiences throughout the summer months in many towns and villages.
St Mark’s Basilica
Described as the most exotic of Europe’s cathedrals this monument is made unique by both its wealth of history and the magnificence of its façade and interior. In essence, it is a splendid workshop, where, through the centuries, worked great Italian and European artists.
St Mark's Campanile is the bell tower of St Mark’s Basilica. It is one of the most recognisable symbols of the city. From the top of this 99 metre-high bell tower is a fine panorama of Venice.
Aqualandia Water Park
Aqualandia is much more than a traditional water park. It’s a true themed fun island, with 26 attractions including 7 shows and 4 animation activities.
We can arrange a pass for you to gain entry into the following 8 galleries and museums, to make your tour plans run smoothly.
The Museums of St Mark's Square:
Doge's Palace - An exceptional building at the centre of Venetian life for centuries.
Museo Correr - A fascinating insight into the art and history of Venice.
Museo Archeologico Nazionale -Collection of Greek-Roman Antiquityalongside Egyptian and Assyrian - Babylonian sections.
Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana -Ornaments and other works by notable artists.
Ca’ Rezzonico, Museum of 18th Century Venice - Works of art, furniture and interior furnishings. Masterpieces by Guardi, Canaletto, Tiepolo, Longhi and others.
Carlo Goldoni's House - The birthplace of the famous playwright is in Palazzo Centani, at San Polo. It contains a small Goldoni museum with Venetian theatrical memorabilia.
Museum di Palazzo Mocenigo - Research centre for the history of textiles and costume.
Glass Museum in Murano - Many stunning works of art from glass. Roman works dating from the 1st - 3rd centuries AD progress through to the largest historical collection of Murano glass in the world, with many world-famous pieces dating from the 15th - 20th centuries.
Lace Museum in Burano - Admire beautiful lace produced on this island over centuries.
Ca’ Pesaro: International Gallery of Modern Art & Oriental Art Museum - The most important baroque palace in the city contains the civic collections of 19th and 20th century paintings and sculptures, including masterpieces by Klimt, Chagall and major works from Kandinsky to Klee, from Matisse to Moore, together with a rich selection of works by Italian artists and an important graphic collection.
Natural History Museum - The collections, covering a 700 million year time-span, feature zoological, insect, botanical, fossil and anatomical preparations collections.
Verona, in the Veneto, is one of Italy’s loveliest towns. It is rich in archaeological sites and has a beautiful medieval centre.
We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.
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