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The Weekend Festivities

Gretta and I are delighted you can attend our wedding weekend , we are sure you will enjoy the festivities we have arranged . Below is the agenda for the event


Friday May 2nd


We have no formal events planned for today as guest’s arrive in the city of Venice throughout the day. We enclose several restaurant suggestions for a little light fare in the evening. Gretta and I will be at Café Quadri in St Marks between 10pm and 11pm to say hello to anyone who feels like a nightcap.


Saturday May 3rd

Dress code for the day :- smart casual

3.00 pm

the wedding ceremony will be held at the Palazzo Cavalli at 3 pm. We would ask all guests to arrive at 2.45pm. The Palazzo overlooks the Rialto Bridge and can be accessed either by walking to the Rialto bridge (10 mins from St Marks at a slow pace) or via water taxi from the grand canal (please see attached directions). Luisella or Michela who are helping us co ordinate the event will be on hand for direction advice at 2.30 pm at Palazzo Cavalli
Following the ceremony we will have a short photo opportunity.

5.00 pm
We invite guests to join us for a celebratory glass of champagne and some canapés in a private room at Café Quadri on St Marks Square.

7.30 pm
A celebration dinner and entertainment in the exquisite surrounding of the Monaco and Grand Canal restaurant.

12.00 am Carriages

Sunday May 4th

11.00 am

Dress code for the day :- casual and comfortable
We meet at 10.30 am at Piazza San Marco For a tour of the islands of Torcello and Burano for a traditional Italian pasta lunch at Al rono di Attilia. We expect to be back in Venice around 5pm

Monday May 5th

For those guests who have survived the festivities we have arrange a 3 hr walking tour

11:00 am

Meet your guide in St. Mark’s Square (exact point TBC) for an introductory tour of Venice, its history and art, starting from the most important area in the city, St Mark’s Square. You will visit the main cathedral, St Mark’s church and view its wonderful domes and vaults covered with gold mosaics. The tour also explores the most important monuments in the square, including the Doge’s palace, the ancient Prisons and the Bridge of Sighs. You can choose to go and visit the museum of the Doge’s palace and its outstanding rooms decorated with paintings by Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto among the others. You can also choose to leave the square to see the beautiful and charming districts that surround it: in particular the lovely small square called Campiello Querini Stampalia, close to the renaissance Querini palace and the lively Campo Santa Maria Formosa. Here you may like visiting the museum of the Querini palace and its important art and furniture collection as well as its hidden garden. We can end the tour back in St Mark’s square with a drink in one of its 18th-century-founded cafes. Tour duration: 3 hours.

16.15 pm

Depart by water taxi ’s for the airport (20 mins)

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