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Veneto Italy

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Veneto is a region full of fascination and charm, with countless natural and artistic attractions, as well as a wide range of not-to-be-missed sights and localities. The first stop on your journey of discovery, naturally, should be Venice, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that also comprises its lagoon, islands and the Grand Canal, flanked by ancient, embellished buildings that recall the splendor of the ancient Maritime Republic. Venice, famous for its historic Carnival, Murano glass, and Burano lace, can be visited on foot, via small lanes (called calli) (and over numerous bridges) - or by boat - from steamboats to gondolas, carrying passengers along the canals to admire some of the most singularly special panoramas in the world. Piazza San Marco, with its Basilica flaunting Byzantine mosaics and domes; the Doge’s Palace, the labyrinth of lanes dotted by shops and workshops; churches decorated with paintings, sculptures and frescoes; museums and even the most hidden piazzas, are all unf…

Murano, Burano And Torcello. Venetian lagoon

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Murano, Burano And Torcello, Venetian lagoon, Venice, Italy.  Experience the unique magic of the Venetian lagoon and some of its most famous islands by boat - Murano (glass making), Burano (lace and vividly colored houses), and bucolic Torcello, powerful political and economic epicenter of the Venetian lagoon during the 10th century. 
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The islands of Venice's lagoon, where nature predominates, but where traces of history tell of the origins of the city itself and its distant past. We sail past the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the S. Elena Gardens and the Lido famous for its beaches, making our first stop at Murano, renowned the world over for its glassware and factories. Departure: Yellow Desk located on the Riv…