The tour consists in a Scavenger Hunt inside the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the New Prisons.
Venice is a fantastic place! A place where houses float, lions fly, dragons have no wings, horses are made of gold and everything is surrounded by a magical light... That's how Venice is, a maze in which it’s fun to get lost, a maze in which around each corner a new story can be told!
This is a walk through the centre that presents the most important features of Venice highlighting the main monuments
The Doge's Palace and the Basilica of St. Mark are the monuments that best represent the values, the history, the institutions of the past Venetian State.
This tour starts with an introductory walk through the city centre and continues in a water-taxi to give a more complete vision and understanding of the identity of Venice.
If you are the kind of traveller that aims at becoming quickly acquainted with a new place, then this is your tour.
How expensive can an apartment in Venice be? What about garbage collection? Is it possible to ride a bicycle? This tour is dedicated to the curious ones, from 3 to 99 years old!
No visit to Venice is complete without a trip to Murano, Burano and Torcello. The three islands animate the northern part of the lagoon, an almost inaltered portion of landscape spotted with sand banks and motionless surface of water.
The Doge's Palace hides a secret area, once used by the Venetian magistrates, where no visitor was admitted until recently. A shadow of mistery hid this section of the Palace where power and justice were administered.
If the shape of Venice is that of a fish, the district of Castello is the tail. This was the maritime heart of the Republic of Venice and the entire area reflects this function.
The district of Cannaregio which neighbours San Marco, reaches the most west-northernly area of Venice. This is today one of the most populated and liveliest districts of Venice.
There are quiet and silent corners in Venice where you forget the vivid and monumental atmosphere of the city centre. This itinerary crosses the district of Dorsoduro starting from the Accademia bridge
This tour focuses on the history of the Jewish community in parallel with the destiny of many other foreign communities that have lived and evolved in Venice.
There are two islands facing the Basin of St. Mark that are worth visiting, San Giorgio Maggiore and the Giudecca. They have only one thing in common: the churches of Andrea Palladio.
There is a place in Venice where a person passionate of art can enjoy some of the greatest masterpieces of Venetian painting, the Accademia Galleries.
This itinerary focuses on two important monuments: the 'Frari' church and the 'Scuola' of San Rocco (a lay brotherhood that operated with devotional purposes). They are one next to the other but their history differs dramatically.
The Correr Museum unveils several aspects of the past Venetian culture and history. The Museum can be accessed from the Ala Napoleonica, a wing of the Royal Palace in St. Mark's Square.
In Venice the 'Ospedali' (hospitals) were also centres of production for music of high reputation. Two of these institutions are still well-preserved.
The 18th century identifies Venice at its best. This is the century of political and economic decline, of feasts and of carnival, of gambling, of Casanova's adventures.
Peggy Guggenheim was a unique character. Inside her house-museum we can admire masterpieces of her favourite artists, Picasso, Max Ernst, Pollock, Calder among others. They have all left a considerable mark in the art history of the 20th century.