15 April 2020 (5 days). Fly Heathrow to Venice Marco Polo. Water taxi to private palazzo where we stay 4 nights. Day 1 – SM della Salute; St. Mark’s Square; S. Zaccaria; Scuola di San Giorgio. Day 2 – Academy; Frari; Scuola di San Rocco, Santa Maria dei Miracoli; Santi Giovanni e Paulo; Gesuiti; Ca d’Oro. Day 3 – To the colourful island of Burano. Then boat to the island of Torcello, the site of the first settlement in the Lagoon, and the cathedral S.M. dell’Assunta. Return via Murano and visit S. Pietro Martire. Day 4 – To the Zattere and the Gesuati; then the Palladian churches of the Redentore and S. Georgio Magiore. Go up tower of the latter. Ca Rezzonico; Doge’s Palace; Bridge of Sighs and St. Mark’s Cathedral; San Francesco della Vigna. Tour includes lunch and dinner at traditional family restaurants and a concert.

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