Venice - La Serenissima

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Run by: Ramblers Walking Holidays

Reference number: 18180

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As the sun sets, the light dims as you return replete from dinner. Travelling slowly down the Grande Canal you are afforded a magical peak into rooms with their ceiling murals and chandeliers that typify canal side grandeur, another unique view of this serene city.Experience this journey with Ramblers Walking Holidays. During our week we take in the Doges Palace, Saint Marks Basilica, and other treasures of the Venetian Republic. The great double bend of the Grand Canal cuts Venice majestically in half, and lesser canals and quiet walkways allow us to explore here as well the nooks and crannies which often evade the day-tripper. The outer islands provide a fascinating contrast, the glass blowing on Murano, the coloured houses of Burano , the cathedral on Torcello and even the grave yard on San Michelle. Everything moves by boat or on foot, as will we too. Great art abounds this is the city of Titian and Tintoretto, whose works can be found not only in the art galleries and palaces, but in the churches for which they were painted. We also take time to explore the everyday treasures the fish market tucked away behind the Rialto Bridge, a coffee in an out-of-the-way square, a gondola boatyard and more. For a change of scenery we will take the train inland for a day. Our hotel is a short stroll from the train station. The train crosses the flat plains of the Veneto and takes us to the Euganean Hills, ideal for a morning stroll. We have time in the afternoon to visit Padua, another great art city. At Christmas when the days are shorter well spend our time in Padua only, exploring the old town and the notable artworks.


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