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DEFIEZ LA FORTUNE AU CASINO DE VENISE

DEFIEZ LA FORTUNE AU CASINO DE VENISE
Passez 1 nuit au coeur de la Riviera del Brenta, lieu des vacances des nobles vénitiens, et défiez la Déesse bandée!

Entrez dans le premier Casino de l’histoire, dans la ville magique sur l’eau: un lieu unique dans un cadre fabuleux pour tenter sa chance avec les jeux classiques du Casino de Venise.
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Ou bien dans le tout moderne et autant charmant siège de Ca’ Noghera à Tessera.

Sur demande, il est possible de réserver un service de transfert avec Villa Gasparini Shuttle Service

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PADOUE : PROMENADE ENTRE LE SACRÉ ET LE PROFANE

PADOUE : PROMENADE ENTRE LE SACRÉ ET LE PROFANE
Logez dans une villa vénitienne aux portes de Venise!

Ne ratez pas la promenade à Padoue, la ville des savants, siège de l’Université la plus ancienne d’Europe, fondée en 1222, et abri des dépouilles de St.Antoine.

Le nez en l’air entre la Cappella degli Scrovegni, chef d’œuvre de Giotto, et les anciens palais, la place Prato della Valle et la Basilique de St. Antoine.

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INCONTOURNABLE VENISE

INCONTOURNABLE VENISE

2 jours au cœur de la Riviera del Brenta, l’arrière-pays de Venise aux nobles origines.

Incontournable, le tour de Venise avec guide, pour se repérer dans l’envoûtant labyrinthe de campielli et calli.

La promenade se terminera avec un cicchetto et une ombra de vin dans un typique bistrot vénitien.

Si vous décidez de passer votre séjour parmi les villas vénitiennes aux portes de Venise, ne vous privez pas d’ une visite de Venise en y arrivant en bateau !

De Fusina à l’embouchure du fleuve Brenta en 20 minutes on arrive aux Zattere, près de San Marco.

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Visite tous les jours sur demande

Sur demande, transport jusqu’à Fusina avec le service navette de Villa Gasparini.

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SHOPPING TOUR

SHOPPING TOUR
Commencez du bon pied votre jour de shopping: une demi-journée dédiée à l’achat de chaussures dans la Riviera del Brenta!

De petits bijoux italiens à mettre aux pieds, ou aux mains dans le cas de sacs, directement du producteur au consommateur.
Préparez-vous pour une visite aux grands noms internationaux comme Ballin shoes et Renato Angi Venezia, dans leurs outlets où la très haute qualité et le luxe signifient aussi économiser.

scarpe1Des ateliers artisanaux de créativité et art manuel qui ont fait la renommée du Made in Italy dans le monde entier.
Une courte visite à une troisième boutique de la chaussure dédiée au style italien, ou l’on peut trouver les grands noms à un prix vraiment réduit.
Le reste du jour sera dédié aux achats de vêtements et accessoires pour homme et pour femme à l’Outlet de Noventa di Piave!
Tous les plus grands noms italiens comme Armani, Bottega Veneta, Sergio Rossi et Braccialini, et internationaux comme Blumarine, Clavin Klein et beaucoup d’autres encore à des prix réduits!

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VOUS POUVEZ NOUS INDIQUER SI VOUS SOUHAITEZ QUE LES OPTIONS QUE VOUS AVEZ BESOIN D’AJOUTER
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TOUR DU VIN : AMARONE ET VALPOLICELLA

TOUR DU VIN : AMARONE ET VALPOLICELLA

Tout près de la magnifique ville de Vérone, serpente la route du vin de la Valpolicella, d’où l’on peut admirer les merveilleux paysages qui s’étendent entre les rangées de vignes et les villages du territoire

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HISTORY OF MASKS IN VENICE

Venice Mask against the sight of bridge

Venice Mask against the sight of bridge

Venice is famous for what? For the gondolas, San Marco, Carnival and its masks
But where are the Venetian masks so famous?

We know that they were used to maintain the anonymity of pranks and intrigues. But Venetian masks have never been something anonymous, indeed!
There are various types of mask, each with its own function.
Let’s see some.

A Golden Bauta in Venice

A Golden Bauta in Venice

Bauta.

The Bauta is one of the most authentic Venetian masks, and it is accompanied by a certain type of clothing: the white mask, called « larva », should be worn in combination with a black veil, a cloak of the same color, said Tabarro, and to a dark color tricorn. It was the best mask used to keep the identity hidden.
A little curiosity: the married women who went to the theater were obliged to wear it, while for the girls looking for a husband was forbidden.

Bernadone

Mask worn by playful women, it represent a poor and sick man. The women were accustomed to wear wandering the streets supported by hangers, as if they were not able to walk, and dressed like indigent.

Gnaga

It has a very particular appearance: in some cases it is a mask with feminine features, in some other looks even feline. For the most part it was worn by men, along with clothing and typically inhabit female and a big pair of wooden clogs. In ancient times, the man who wore it carried on his shoulders, in a wicker basket, a young man, smiling and oblivious to the fatigue of the poor « woman »! If the mask was featured cats, inside the basket there was … a kitten!

The beautiful venetian clown

The beautiful venetian clown

Mattaccino

It’s a clown in white and short dress, always cheerful and prankster. His favorite joke was pulling eggs filled with perfumes to friends, acquaintances and girls who committed the imprudence to appear on the balconies to its passage.

Moretta

The Moretta is a mask of French origin. Initially covered in black velvet, was used by the French ladies to visit the nuns. Caught on very quickly in the Serenissima, as they made more beautiful and mysterious the female faces.
It should be worn with wide-brimmed hats decorated with veils.

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VALENTINE’S DAY 2014 BETWEEN VENICE AND RIVIERA DEL BRENTA

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Spending the most romantic weekend of the year, Valentine’s Day 2014, between Venice and the Riviera del Brenta is like living a dream!
It will bring luck to the just born love and it will frame the new or renewed promises of love.

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Unforgettable Venice.

Gondola by the book of love for the traditionalists.
Walking through the maze of streets and squares for young romantics:
Lost among the districts known as Cannaregio and Castello, tasting some dishes done the old fashioned way, as did my grandmother Josephine, said Pina, an Osteria found by accident, if you do not like clichés, like us.

Our theme proposals:
-two nights in a deluxe double room with jacuzzi
-candlelight jacuzzi
-romantic breakfast served in the room
-aphrodisiac drink “bubbles and strawberries”
-boat tickets from Fusina to Venice and back
-Gondola ride in Venice (gondola max 6 people)

€ 179,00 per person

Burano Island

Burano Island

Burano, the island of colors and the legend of lace

Legend tells that the lace of Burano is born by the promise of eternal love.
It is said that a fisherman has given in to the temptation of the sirens because of the love he felt for his future bride. The mermaids, to reward him, gave him a lace made ​​with the foam of the sea. The wife of the fisherman was able to reproduce it, and that was how the lace spread until today.

Our theme proposals :
-two nights in a deluxe double room with jacuzzi
-candlelight jacuzzi
-romantic breakfast served in the room
-aphrodisiac drink “bubbles and strawberries”
-boat tickets from Fusina to Venice and back
-Tickets for the guided tour by boat to the islands of Venice : Murano, Burano and Torcello.
-Departure from Piazza San Marco

€ 169,00 per person

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Riviera del Brenta : Villa Pisani and the maze of love

In the heart of the Riviera del Brenta stands Villa Pisani, a sort of a small palace of Versailles.
It was the Doge Alvise Pisani who had it built on the model of the French palace.
You can visit both the interior and the park with its maze of love, well described in the Fire of D’Annunzio, and the scene of lovemaking for the Venetian nobles: a masked damsel was standing in the turret waiting for her suitor to join her.
It could be a perfect backdrop for a promise of marriage, as long as you reach your lady in the tower. A proof of love .

Our theme proposals :
-two nights in a deluxe double room with jacuzzi
-candlelight jacuzzi
-romantic breakfast served in the room
-aphrodisiac drink bubbles and strawberries
-entrance tickets to Villa Pisani

€ 149,00 per person

Love stories to tell your children and grandchildren, one day…

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CARNIVAL OF VENICE 2014 PACKAGES

Venetian mask

Venetian mask

The Carnival of Venice 2014 will be an amazing time and, therefore, very intense and out of ordinary!

The program is full of shows at the Grand Theatre of Piazza San Marco, with distinction between the lodges and the parterre.
From there, you will be able to attend the election of the most beautiful handmade mask, the Flight of the Angel, the performances of acrobats, musicians, dancers, singers and actors.
The experience of the Grand Theatre becomes very special booking the heated lodges, where you will enjoy an excellent view, and where you will also be given the opportunity, if you’d like, to taste the cuisine of the Veneto through the specially designed menus for the Carnival.
If you love walking and feeling the misterious atmosphere of the ancient cities, there is also the opportunity to listen to the stories told by the codega, which were the servants who accompanied their masters around the city, entertaining them with curious stories.
This will be the traveling show that will lead you in the labyrinth of streets and canals all around Venice, you can speak directly with various famous personalities coming from the past and know the venetian deep mysteries and legends, collected over the years from a famous author: Alberto Toso Fei.

Venetian flowered masks

Venetian flowered masks

Here’s to you what our hotel, Villa Gasparini, provides for the carnival period:

PACKAGE PULCINELLA
Its name derives precisely from Pulcinella, a Neapolitan mask widely used in commedia dell’arte. It was a very silly and chatty servant.

The package includes:
two nights accommodation in a classic double room
buffet breakfast
and two entrances to the parterre of the Grand Theatre
Chiacchiere tasting (the translation of chit – chats in italian is chiacchiere the name of this Carnival sweet)

€ 149,00 per person

PACKAGE PANTALONE
Pantalone represents a Venetian merchant, and also a bit stingy and lustful, always accompanied by a servant, which often arise from comical contrasts.
For trying your personal codega and the comical contrasts!

The package includes:
two nights accommodation in a superior double room
buffet breakfast
two tickets for the traveling show with the codega

€ 159.00 per person

PACKAGE COLOMBINA&ARLECCHINO
Colombina is a beautiful servant of Pantalone, often threatened by him.
Arlecchino was a very clever charlatan, in love with Colombina.
Live a romantic stay during the Carnival of Venice just as Colombina& Arlecchino!

The package includes:
Two nights in a deluxe double room with jacuzzi
candlelight jacuzzi with rose petals
romantic breakfast served in the room
an entrance for two to the Grand Theatre side lodge (heated, for 6 people),
a lunch or dinner at the Grand Theatre in lodge, and access to the evening shows

€ 359.00 per person

Venetian mask

Venetian mask

HOW TO GO TO VENICE
By frequent bus or by cheap train from Villa Gasparini to Venice, at the front desk you’ll be given timetables and maps.
For those who want to get to Venice without going to the crowded terminals of « Venezia -S. Lucia » and Piazzale Roma, there is a great opportunity: you can directly reach St. Mark’s Square by boat in 20 minutes, which will start from the port of Fusina, 8 kms far from Villa Gasparini.
The cost of the boat is € 13 return per couple.
We can provide also, upon reservation, the Villa Gasparini private shuttle service: a driver will take you to the Terminal Fusina, and back. All at € 100 per couple, including tickets for the boat.

For information and reservations, please contact the hotel Villa Gasparini.

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THE CARNIVAL OF VENICE 2014

WONDER AND FANTASY NATURE
15th February – 04th March 4, 2014

Venice Carnival - mask against the bridge of sight

Venice Carnival – mask against the bridge of sight

The Carnival of Venice is the most famous Carnival in the world, with the typical elegant Venetian masks , which give people a mysterious look .
This festival is something magical in the collective imagination .
And this year, just as in the past, we can say that the magic will be one of its most essential component.
With the upcoming Carnival, in fact, the the theme is fairy tales, especially those who speak of nature.
A magical theme, old, but at the same time, very current.

You will see, then, masks of all kinds, about the legends of the forests, the rivers, the valleys, the animals, legends from all over the world: from the East to the West
The spirit of an ancient Venice, opened to world wide cultural influences, that have contributed to the greatness of this city!

All with the addition of a great new feature: the first parade of handcrafted masks!
Anyone with an original idea for a mask can participate with their hand-made masks!

The heart of this party will be in the shows at the Gran Teatro of Venice, where all the performances that make the Carnival of Venice so famous will take place: it will be in this theater, built for this occasion, in Piazza San Marco.
Here you can enjoy all the shows and representations from the Parade of Handmade Masks, the Angel’s Flight , the Parade of Marie…
But where does the idea of ​​the Grand Theatre in Venice start?
Since 1500 until the end of the Republic of Venice (1797), Carnival and Theatre season coincided.
So it was decided to combine the two, offering performances of all kinds.
Anyone who wants can feel the joyful atmosphere that reigned at the time, admiring traditional and contemporary performances of acrobats, actors and musicians.
A show not to be missed!

Mask in Venice

Mask in Venice

Carnival is a time of year out of the ordinary, then you will be given the opportunity to see the extraordinary side of Venice, thanks to a traveling show held by the Theatre Company Pantakin.
You can also see the curious and mysterious side of Venice, thanks to the stories of the mystery written by Alberto Toso Fei. This kind of traveling show has its roots in the fifteenth century, when the noble Venetians were accompanied by a servant fitted with lantern, called  » Codega », who entertained them by telling stories of all kinds over the city, from the devil that came out from a palace. to the specter of the Levantine.
During this walk, you will meet people of all kinds… even Giacomo Casanova!

You can also try the Venetian cuisine typical of the carnival period. You will understand why the actual Carnival week is called  » fat week ».
As you know, the Carnival fell, and falls, in the period preceding Lent. As a result, during the week prior to Ash Wednesday, people would literally gorging on fatty food in preparation for the long Lenten fast. In some cases they fried food in lard. Venice will give you the chance to eat typical Carnival food like: pork, mostly meats, wine and « fritoe and galani » ( typical cakes).
Just simply walk into an osteria and ask for a tasting or cichetto.

Are you ready to live your personally Carnival of Venice 2014 fairytale?

Carnival of Venice 2014 Programme

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TYPICAL VENETIAN SWEET FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS 2014

Torrone Scaldaferro

Close to Villa Gasparini, Riviera del Brenta , Venice, just a few hundred meters far, it is located the
Torrone Factory.

The most famous and well-known in Italy and also abroad : The Torrone Factory Scaldaferro .

It has a long family tradition: in 1919 the first production with its founder Marco Scaldaferro.

The torrone t is a typical venetian Christmas sweet , it consists of slightly roasted almonds with a mixture of honey, sugar and whitesbeaten stiff to create a white creamy and soft dough to cook on a slow heat.
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Hotel Villa Gasparini suggests you a Christmas package valid during December until Epiphany :

1 night with breakfast ,

Scaldaferro Torrone bag with a Torrone limited edition, made with venetian lagoon wild honey (salted) a and a Torrone a Gondoeta ( small Gondola )

appointment to 5.00 pm for a green tea and biscuits Scaldaferro

Tour at the Torronificio Scaldaferro

Prices starting from Euro 129,00 per couple

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