Canals twinkle with holiday sparkle; churches and museums are all at your disposal.
The enchanting and exalted Venetian light, immortalized by the paintings of Canaletto and Francesco Guardi, will hypnotize you.
Christmas flea markets are scattered around the city.
Local producers offer wide selections of food and wine specialities and top-quality crafts from the region.
Concerts are held in San Mark’s Basilica.
Afternoon tea at THE BAUERs, allows you to enjoy Christmas decorations and carols.
Do not miss the opportunity to enter one of Venice’s 150 churches, all lit up for this festive occasion and the chance to view historical collections of amazing paintings.
Enjoy free admission to many of the 30 museums in town.
Chef Giovanni Ciresa at DE PISIS Restaurant revisits holiday menus.
Enjoy Christmas lunch or dinner in the magical atmosphere of the De Pisis Restaurant
Since generations, our gourmet restaurant has opened its doors to families, couples and friends on this special day.
December 24th & 25th
Salt cod cream puff, celeriac and black olives
Pink grapefruit and Amberjack carpaccio with first red chicory on a sweet and sour sauce
Lobster cappucino, Lentils, curry and coffee Bigoli with anchovies, black truffle, artichockes and burrata
Slice of selvage wild salmon, caramelised endive, cocco, lime and lemongrass Persimon salad, vanilla,
dried capers and beer ice- cream Dried fruit zuccotto, dates, rhum and tangerine
Choose between the vivacious, cosmopolitan allure of the BAUER HOTEL, or retreat to the quiet elegance of our boutique property BAUER IL PALAZZO, living THE BAUERs style and flair…
Saturday December 31st
An evening of exceptional custom crafted dining and live musical entertainments by flute and harp to welcome the New Year.
The Gala begins at 8:30 pm with a welcome cocktail in the hotel’s ballroom, followed by an exquisite seven course dinner designed by Chef Giovanni Ciresa. At midnight step outside on the Grand Canal terrace for the spectacular display of fireworks, toasting to the new year with Champagne, Eggnog and Vin Brulé.
The celebration continues at the B-BAR Lounge with live music and DJ Set.
Spices Bread Duck Liver With Crouton Caramelized Apple
Royal Marinated Mediterranean Scampi With Seaweed Blinis, Orange And Saffron
Smoked Chestnut Cream, Sweet Pumpkin Tagliatelle With Seafood Sauce
Creamed Venetian Risotto With Alba White Truffles And Buratta Cheese
Sea Bass Baked In A Salt Crust, Tender Creamy Potatoes And Speck Sauce
Ovomaltine Flan, Tangerine And Coffee Sorbet
2011/2012 Exotic Fruit Millefeuille With White Chocolate And Tea
Sunday January 1st
Traditional concert at12 Noon at La Fenice Opera House, just a few steps away from THE BAUERs.
Following the performance, starting at 1:00 pm delight yourself with a venetian Champagne Brunch at the De Pisis Restaurant.
HERBS MARINATED SALMON
SMOKED SWORD AND TUNA FISH
CAESAR SALAD WITH PRAWNS, AVOCADO AND PINK GRAPEFRUIT
HONEY CARAMELIZED HAM
ASIAGO CHEESE AND VEGETABLE QUICHE
SELECTION OF COLD CUTS
FRESH AND SEASONED CHEESE
SPICY CHICKEN GALANTINE
CHEESE FONDUE AND TRUFFLE RAVIOLI
BRANDIED CHESTNUT CREAM
PIG TROTTER WITH LENTILS
RED WINE SIRLOIN BEEF
BAKED FISH IN A SALT CRUST
OVEN BAKED POTATOES
PUMPKIN AND GINGER FLAN
CARAMELIZED ORANGE ENDIVE
FIGS AND BLACK PEPPER STRUDEL
AMARETTO MUFFINS AND PERSIMMONS SAUCE
MIX FRUITS SORBET
CHOCOLATE AND RASPBERRIES TART
SAFFRON CREAM BIGNE
BARLEY, CITRUS FRUITS AND STAR ANIS COLD SOUP
Your choice of luxurious accommodation
Bottle of Italian Prosecco, homemade sweets & chocolates in room on arrival
Buffet Breakfast at our restaurants facing the Grand Canal
4-course lunch or dinner at Restaurant De Pisis once during stay
(not valid for dinner on December 31,2011)
adding a supplement of Euro 430, 00 per person, reserve the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner
Late checkout (3:00pm) upon availability, if a suite is reserved
Executive Chef Giovanni Ciresa shares with us his secret recipes
for traditional Venetian desserts