This tour starts in Saint Mark’s Square where your private tourist guide will tell you about the famous Doge’s Palace and then take you to visit the Saint Mark’s Basilica.
Let us take you to the heart of Venetian institutions. Saint Mark’s Square operated as the backdrop to the State’s main activities for Centuries. A tour of the rooms once occupied by magistrates of the Doge’s Palace, previous site of the Serenissima government, provides a better understanding of this efficient and intriguing political machine. Admire the paintings praising the legends of Venice, her conquests and diplomatic successes. Recall the majesty, pomp and circumstance of one of Europe’s most prestigious capitals.
Now the city’s cathedral, St Mark’s Basilica once was the Ducal Chapel as well as a reflection of State magnificence. Golden mosaics, precious marble, the Pala d’Oro, famous horses, and works of art have all aided in turning the church into one of the most beautiful monuments the world over.