Two days in Venice

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The visit of Venice in two days can give great satisfaction if you already have precise itinerary that you can go, without beating around the bush in search or abstruse directions. For those who approach Venice for the first time can be a great start to a knowledge which can be grown and deepened in the second or third visits so that they can lead to love this city, the last one man's size.

The visitor after having also carried out for the first time this magnificent experience, is be able to have some broad indications of the Serenissima city to which, however, can not be ignored.

However, it deserves a moment of attention the chance to see Venice from the water. There are routes that would not be visible in walking routes, but only by boat. Association Venicewiki offers you this unique opportunity to make a turn in a typical Venetian boat, by booking a tour for Hidden Corners in a Tipical Rowing Boat, clicking on this link, or by writing directly to
  • The starting point of each excursion through venetians streets and fields must be St. Mark's Square, the hub of venetian power and its glory, with the St. Mark's Basilica seat of ecclesiastical power, the Palazzo Ducale, in which he met the Great Council emblem of the political and judicial power, the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana founded in 1520, jealous guardian of thousands of ancient books, more from the Aldo Manuzio typography and valuable manuscripts and then the culture in these places is the trustee.
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  • A visit to the St. Mark's Basilica, the Golden Basilica for the mosaics in gold leaf covering the whole of the walls and the five domes, it is essential to understand the strength and l 'opulence of the Republic of Venice, which not coincidentally is unscathed for over a thousand years before the barbarian invasions, the attacks of the Turks then, to surrender to Napoleon, who stripped large quantities of works of art to bring them to Paris, including two pairs of bronze horses on the terrace of the Basilica itself, returned after many years, but without the rubies that were embedded in the eye.
  • The visit to Palazzo Ducale would be a complete knowledge of the strong powers of the Serenissima with a quick pass to the Senate, to the Doge apartament the Sala del Maggior Consiglio the Golden Stairs and the Museum dell'Opera.

All the rooms are beautifully decorated with paintings of the greatest Venetian artists lived in Venice, Tiziano, Tintoretto, Jacopo Palma il Giovane, Giovanni Bellini, Vittore Carpaccio, Paolo Veronese, the stucco of Alessandro Vittoria, the sculptures of Jacopo Sansovino ...

  • The St. Mark's Basin with the gentle lapping of the waves on the shore slippery, it should never tread on the green area of the steps because it highly slippery, becomes focal point for observing the swaying of Gondolas related to Bricole,
  • The first day you can always end in Piazza San Marco with the orchestras in the most prestigious clubs like the Caffè Florian that, since the birth in 1720, it has hosted artists from all eras such as Byron, Verdi, Antonio Canova, Carlo Goldoni, eclectic characters like Giacomo Casanova and many others. Over time become the haunt of writers and musicians, patricians and noble women, it still retains its charm in its beautiful eighteenth-century salt. The Gran Caffè Quadri with the dining rooms on the first floor of the Old Magistrates offers a dip in the center of the opulence of the ducal town, with large chandeliers Murano and sumptuous damask tapestry to walls.
On the second dayyou can choose:
  • whether to visit a museum as important as the Gallerie dell'Accademia or Scuola Grande di San Rocco or wander Calli and alleyways, fields and salizade trying to find the spirit that so impressed Lord Byron, Igor Stravinkji, Ezra Pound, Sergei Diaghilev who have loved this city so much that they wanted to be buried on the island of St Michael city cemetery, or have a 2 hours gondolier experience in Venice, learn how to be a gondolier from a local expert here [1].
  • Go in the island of Murano to see how it worked glass. The ancient art of glass is present in Venice since the dawn of the city and the master glassblowers shape the dough to draw glowing glass or a cup, or a glass, or a magnificent chandelier.

Not one is never indifferent to the skill and dexterity of the masters, who produced, as always, magnificent objects, each one different from having their natural position at The Murano Glass Museum, in which are exposed pieces ranging from the Phoenicians to the Romans, from the Middle Ages to the '700, to the pieces of famous masters such as Venini or Cendese, they have worked with renowned architects such as Carlo Scarpa.
With this site you can Book a visit to a Murano Glass Factory going to the relevant page. click here

  • Murano also offers a dip in Romanesque art with the wonderful Basilica dei Santi Maria e Donato, with the apse crowned by round columns and Romanesque capitals in Istrian stone and red Verona. The floors are a unique mosaic opus sectile, prior to the year one thousand.
  • An experience not to be missed is to try to know the Venice of channels you book a typical Venetian boat that allow you to discover corners that are not covered on foot, even considering the Double viability of Venice, canals and roads that only in places intersect or are parallel, but often have two distinct path circumventing a hand. Adventure appealing to people who like to deepen their knowledge.
  • You can also decide to row like a venetian gondolier along with a venetian rowing expert.

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