Experience your most memorable vacation in Greece on the magnificent island of Crete while playing Bridge with world champion Fulvio Fantoni. Enjoy your stay at one of our luxurious 5 star hotels by the sea: the Aldemar Knossos Royal Village or the Aldemar Royal Mare Village. In addition to the Bridge Vacation Events, participants will also be eligible to play in the 2006 CRETE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE FESTIVAL. There will be an Open Pairs, Mixed Pairs and Team Event with prize pools of € 30,000. It is possible to participate in the International Festival without participating in the Bridge Vacation; however, there will be an entry fee of € 90 per person for the Open Pairs; € 50 per person for the Mixed Pairs and € 60 per person for the Team Event or you may pay € 160 per person for all 3 Events and the Bridge Vacation’s lessons. Separate Events will be held for the Bridge Vacation participants only. The schedule for these Events may be found in the Bridge Vacation Brochure. There will be a € 400 prize pool for each of these Events. In addition to the prize pools, winners will be awarded Italian and Greek Federation Masterpoints. As a bonus for enrolling in the Bridge Vacation package, you will be eligible for a daily drawing to play with Fulvio Fantoni in the Bridge Vacation Open Pairs held in the evenings. International Tournament Directors Ruggero Venier and Dimitris Ballas will be organizing the Events. All Festival tournaments will be broadcasted on Bridge Base Online Vugraph by BBO ITALIA staff
Participation fee per person
Participation fee for each person is € 680,00 and includes: Double occupancy with breakfast and dinner (drinks not included); Private beach with umbrellas and lounge chairs; Welcome Cocktail and Gala Dinner on friday evening; Bridge Lessons and handouts in English, Italian and Greek; Entry fee for ALL TOURNAMENTS (entry fee value is 200 Euro); Spa discounts (top ten in the world).
Further: All vacation participants will be automatically registered for the BBO private bridge club "Bridge Vacation with Fantoni" so they can continue to play bridge online with Fulvio Fantoni during the year.
Participation fee will not include: Flight Participation to alternative tours
Supplements and reductions Supplement for single room € 230,00 (limited rooms) 3° adult in double room 30% discount 3° person (kids under 12 years) Free 4° person (kids under 12 years) 30% discount
Flights Heraklion TRAVEL CENTER AGENCY (Mr. Kostas Karantinos - email firstname.lastname@example.org - tel. 0030 2810 283680) is available to organize flights from every location.
Reservations For information and reservations call: 0039 06-5691605 / 0039 333-2374540, or send an email to: email@example.com. A deposit of € 200 is required at the time of booking, the remaining must be payed prior to August 10th.
In our holidays
✓ Daily Bridge lesson with Fulvio Fantoni ✓ Afternoon and evening tournaments ✓ For each tournament we randomly draw Fulvio’s partner ✓ Bridgemates are in use and the results are shown in live-time on a megascreen ✓ If you don’t have a partner, you will always find somebody to play with ✓ Vincenzo is available to share information about BBO and Bridge softwares ✓ Overall ranking of all the tournaments, considering the best 6 results of each player.
Plan of the week
Sunday August 27th 19.00 Welcome Cocktail, staff and schedule introduction 21.15 CRETE FESTIVAL OPEN PAIRS TOURNAMENT (1° SESSION)
Monday August 28th 11.30 - 12.00 Bridge quiz 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 17.00 CRETE FESTIVAL OPEN PAIRS TOURNAMENT (2° SESSION) 21.30 Pairs tournament
Tuesday August 29th 11.30 - 12.00 Bridge quiz 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 17.00 CRETE FESTIVAL OPEN PAIRS TOURNAMENT (3° SESSION) 21.30 Pairs tournament
Wednesday August 30th 11.30 - 12.00 Bridge quiz 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 17.00 CRETE FESTIVAL OPEN MIXED PAIRS TOURNAMENT (1° SESSION) 21.30 CRETE FESTIVAL OPEN MIXED PAIRS TOURNAMENT (2° SESSION)
Thursday August 31st 11.30 - 12.00 Bridge quiz 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 16.30 CRETE FESTIVAL TEAM TOURNAMENT (1° SESSION) 21.30 Pairs tournament
Friday September 1st 11.30 - 12.00 Bridge quiz 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 16.30 CRETE FESTIVAL TEAM TOURNAMENT (2° SESSION) 21.30 Tornament Awards Ceremony. Dinner party with traditional greek music