First Day: PADUA
Meeting with the guide for a walk through the streets of the center between walled enclosures and towers, churches and private and public buildings, such as Palazzo della Ragione for centuries court seat and still today covered market, squares of the Herbs and Fruits, testimony of Patavini’s (inhabitants of Padua) commercial vocation, Piazza dei Signori, with the ancient remains of the palace of the da Carrara family, also known as Carraresi, who ruled over the city with eight principles. In the afternoon guided tour of the Scrovegni Chapel.
Second Day: VENICE
Visit to the Monastery on the Island of St Lazarus Armenian, mother house of the Mekhitarist order
and one of the first centers of the world of Armenian culture. Transfer to Piazza San Marco. Meeting with the guide for the visit to the Basilica of St Mark with the Pala d’Oro. In the early afternoon guided tour of the islands of the lagoon by private boat. We will visit the islands of Burano and Murano: the first is famous for the homes of the fishermen in the bright colors; Murano, on the other hand, is known for both blown and molded glass processing.
Third Day: VENICE
Meeting with the guide to discover “the Serenissima”. Piazza San Marco was the political and religious center of the Republic of Venice. From ancient times it is a place full of historical and artistic testimonies. Surrounded by the palaces of the Procuratie, the Napoleonic wing and the Clock Tower, the square, with its bell tower and the National Marciana Library, presents two monuments among the most important treasures in the world: the Basilica of Saint Mark and the Doge’s Palace ( external).