Walking 3 miles along narrow streets with stone pavers. Steps or ramps on bridges; some bridges may have a supporting wall and no handrail.
At the hotel.
In the hotel meeting room, our Study Leader will present a lecture on Murano glassmaking and mosaics. The Murano Islands are famous for their glassmaking technique and design, first appearing on the islands in the 8th century. Despite a turbulent history, the craft has endured here ever since.
On your own to enjoy what you like.
Free time. This period of time has been set aside for your personal independent exploration to see and do what interests you most. Please refer to the list of Free Time Opportunities. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions.
On your own to sample the local fare.
We will meet our Group Leader and walk together to a venue where we will enjoy a performance of Vivaldi’s "Le Quattro Stagioni" by Interpreti Veneziani, a chamber ensemble. Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) composed hundreds of concertos for violin, viola d’amore, cello, mandolin, flute, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, cornet, and string orchestra.