Discover masterpieces of Venetian art and architecture beyond the crowds of St Mark’s Square. After meeting up with your guide in central Venice, head out into the city’s quieter side streets and narrow passageways.
Visit the glorious San Giovanni and Paolo church, which boasts impressive Gothic architecture and the largest stained-glass window in Venice. Other tour stops include the narrow Miracoli church, with its beautifully restored, early Renaissance façade, and the former home of famed Venetian merchant and explorer Marco Polo.
As you wander along narrow canals and across charming footbridges, your guide will explain the political and cultural forces that helped shape Venice’s unique artistic legacy. Feel free to ask all the questions you want as you enjoy the customized nature of a private tour. After about 2 hours of exploring, you will have a new appreciation for the amazing sights and structures of Venice.