Walk through the most iconic places in Venetian history with a qualified guide to escort you through the millennia of life in the Serenissima Republic. As you wander through Venice, hear about a past full of charm in this unique city. Imagine the audacity of building a city of marble palaces on a lagoon — and that was only the start.
Immerse yourself in the deep history of the Serenissima from its founding to its fall and the present day as you walk through Piazza San Marco, the city’s former political and religious center. Stroll the narrow “calli” of the city to Rialto, the commercial heart, the main marketplace and meeting spot for Venetians even today. Admire the beauty of the city as through the eyes of a local.
The Basilica of Saint Francis is a bi-level 13th-century building which preserves the tomb of Saint…