On our way to Venice we will make a stop in Verona…where Juliet calls out to Romeo from her balcony in Shakespeare’s play…if you’re into that lovey dovey stuff.
After we make our way to the Venice region, we will stay the night in the beach town of Lido di Jesolo which is right outside Venice. Apparently this is where the local Venetians go to relax on the beach, eat great meals and enjoy the nightlife…um yes please. The next morning, we will venture into Venice to see the one-of-a-kind canals, gondolas, shops, eateries and gelato stops which are going to be heavily photographed by muahhh.
A local guide will start us off on foot through the narrow streets and open piazzas including the Grand Canal, the 324-foot Campanile bell tower and the St. Mark’s Square and Basilica. The Basilica was built in 832 AD and allegedly houses the saint’s remains. It is one of the most breathtaking examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture in Italy.
And finally…Free time! What do you think?