In the heart of VENETO, at the foot of the hills of PROSECCO, the FARM “AI CASONI” with its 8 ROOMS your host for a RELAX in the country for the whole family, various routes and places to visit, you can cycle through the vineyards enjoying the beautiful sunny days, or from STATION CONEGLIANO, just 15 minutes from our hotel and 5 minutes from the nearby HIGHWAY, you can take the train and in just 45 minutes to reach Venice Santa Lucia station.
The beautiful city of VENICE, known around the world for being one of the most beautiful cities of Italy, is well worth a visit, overlooking the Venice Lagoon, crossed by canals and streets (called callI), boasts many monuments and works of ‘art dating back centuries.
VISIT VENICE IN A DAY
Venice can be explored on foot, using the boat departures to admire the buildings, or sitting in the “gondola” dreaming between channels.
Arrived in San Marco Square, in the center is the Basilica of San Marco, certainly the most famous monument of Venice, covered with mosaics representing the history of the city, is worth a climb to the bell tower, and the wait for the scan of the hours of the two Mori that the Clock Tower, beat the chimes on the biggest bell in the city. Another monument to visit is the Ducal Palace , built with Istrian marble, whose peculiarities are the columns of different colors, it is said that from here it overlooked the Doge to make public the death sentences, the first seat of government of the Serenissima, now a museum, where we can admire many works of art of the best Venetian artists. Beautiful are all noble buildings that form the backdrop to this beautiful city. Even the Cafe Paintings and Cafe Florian, worth a visit, for being part of the history of Venice hosting celebrities such as Silvio Pellico, Ugo Foscolo, Goethe and Stendhal.
Another monument to visit is the ‘old Rialto Bridge, dates back to the fourteenth century, once the only one allowed to cross the Grand Canal; Another bridge in Venice is the Bridge of Sighs, nickname entrusted in ‘800, because they imagine that the prisoners who passed through here going to the courts to prisons, looking out the wonderful view of the lagoon and the island of S. Giorgio, sigh knowing that most likely would never again see the light of the sun, connects the Doge’s Palace with the New Prisons built in the seventeenth century by the architect Antonio Contin.
On the way back walking to the station in the area of Canareggio, we can see: the New Road (Jewish Ghetto), San Polo, (Frari) The road Nova leads us to the Ghetto of Venice, one of the oldest in Europe, all ‘inside of which we find synagogues and art galleries; San polo instead brings us to the Church of St. Mary of the Friars, Gothic church that houses some of Titian’s work “The Assumption”.
For opera lovers inevitable visit at Teatro la Fenice, reopened in 2003, following the restoration after the fire of 1996, which each year celebrates the New Year’s Concert.
Moving away then with a boat you can visit the island of Murano, famous for the glass craft and the island of Burano, famous for its lace and its pastel-colored houses typical of the fishermen.