This two hour private tour is the perfect way to discover the art and architecture of Venice, away from the buzzing crowds, experience the hidden masterpieces in this city. If you have little formal knowledge of art or architecture but are keen to become fully immersed in the aesthetic beauty of Venice, then this is the tour for you! Your expert guide will take you through the labyrinth of narrow alleys, numerous bridges, winding canals and across wide picturesque “campi” or squares, providing you with examples of the development of typical Venetian architectural genres.
Visit the interior of the magnificent cathedral of Saints Giovanni and Paolo, to admire the gothic architectural structure, with the largest stained window in Venice, and once inside, view the resting place of the Venetian Doges. Your official guide will be pleased to answer any of your questions regarding the history of these fascinating works of art. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Miracoli Church, a hidden jewel in this remarkable city of water. Recently restored, see the renaissance facade and discover the origins of this unexpected miniature church. The former residence of Marco Polo, probably the most famous Venetian merchant, and the surrounding Corte del Milion is also part of the itinerary of this tour and will provide you with further understanding on the evolution of the broad range of artistic and architectural influences you can witness around the city.