Cannaregio: art and history (free tour to Murano included) – PRIVATE
Cannaregio is a lovely quiet residential area of Venice, less crowded than the main tourist sights but full of interesting art and history. A pleasant stroll here will reveal that Venice has much more to offer than St Mark’s Square.
You will start the tour with your guide in Campo Santi Apostoli, you will walk to reach Campo dei Gesuiti to see a wonderful church, before starting a new walk to a surprising place…
Back to your way, your walk will proceed to the small beautiful churches of Sant’Alvise and Madonna Dell’Orto, Campo dei Mori and the house of the Arab merchants, whose stories will suprise you.
You will end your tour in the jewish Ghetto, created by the Serenissima in 1516: the first Jewish ghetto in Europe.
And in the middle of all this history and art and food for the mind, you cannot miss some food for the body! A significant role in Venetians’ life is played by “Bacari, “cicheti” and “ombre”. Want to know what does this mean? Come on in and discover it yourself!