Venice is located on the marshy Venetian Lagoon and is made up of 118 small islands separated by a maze of canals and linked by more than 400 bridges. You probably know about some of Venice’s most historic sites like the dazzling Italo-Byzantine style Basilica de San Marco and the nearby Doges Palace.However, there’s so much more to this unique locale than those two landmarks. Here’s a quick guide on visiting Venice in style and it’s easier than you can ever imagine! You’ll surely have a grand time exploring the City of Canals. Favorite Churches Located right on the Grand Canal in the Dosoduro section of town, the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute rises up as a testament to the end of a terrible plague in the early 1600s.Known by the Venetians as simply Salute, this baroque-style church holds works by Titian and Tintoretto. In contrast to the extravagant styles […]
What a wonderful trip we all had
I've been meaning to let you know what a wonderful trip we all had! That tour, while non-stop, enabled us to see so much of Italy. The guides we had were incredible! Pompeii was great and we had the best guide who was also an archeologist - so interesting. Venice was magical, loved Florence,...
Karin & Ed Nadriczny (Monroe, CT)
Discover Italy Tour, October 2015