Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure
We will then proceed to Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the "Pantheon" of Venice, the Great School of Charity, and other places of interest such as Marco Polo’s House. We will finally return to San Marco through the Mercerie, the vital connection between Rialto and San Marco and the main street for the city shopping.
The visit continues inside the PALAZZO DUCALE, which represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of paintings, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic.
You willl live it together with our local guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous BRIDGE OF SIGHS, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous or hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed!
2 hours 45 minutes