Marvel at the atmosphere at the Venice Carnival and discover its secrets
3 days in Venice
OhhItaly! offers you a tour that will give you the opportunity to feel the atmosphere of the Venice Carnival.
Doge’s Palace Museum
On DAY1, after the welcome and the check in at the hotel, our expert guide will accompany you for a private walkaround tour in Venice. You will start from Correr Museum that will capture your attention from the very beginning with the incredible collections housed within the Correr Museum: a history that spans centuries, ready to amaze visitors with magical and amazing stories about the city. After you will move to the Doge’s Palace Museum, the ancient Doge’s Palace is a true masterpiece of Venetian Gothic architecture. Probably built in the IX century, and transformed over the centuries to achieve the elegant look it has today, the Doge’s Palace was the power and grandeur of the Venetian Republic up to its downfall. This fascinating tour will conclude between the ancient walls of St Mark’s Basilica, with a tour of its golden interior. Originally built to house the precious relics of St. Mark, which had been stolen by two merchants of Venice in Alexandria, Egypt, St Mark’s Basilica assumed the role of a cathedral only in 1807, after keeping for centuries the role of Palatine Museum of the Doge’s Palace.
Burano and Murano Islands
in the morning time, you will have some freetime for shopping. After a light lunch, you will enjoy a private boat excursion\n to the Venice Lagoon islands; this fascinating tour offers you a visit to the timeless islands of Murano and Burano. Murano is the first stop, and is known for its unmatched glassblowing. This is where Europe’s first mirrors were crafted. So valued, the original artists were threatened with execution if they were to leave the city of Venice, on the chance they might share their secrets with the rest of the world. Today these artisans can come and go as they please but they still work with the skill of their ancestors. You will have the chance to see a glassmaking demonstration at one of the most famous factory in the island, in addition to having time on your own to browse their beautiful wares. After that you will head to Burano, the second and final destination. See the area’s famous multicolored houses huddled tightly together along the canals. You’ll see women feverishly stitching lace like their mothers and grandmothers before them. Watch as they painstakingly work every design detail, in this dying art in the age of sewing machines and mass production.
On DAY4 our private luxury Mercedes minivan will be available for transfer you to the airport. Lunch and Dinner are included if purchased.