Venetian Palaces

Grand structures emerge from busy canals - imposing, eccentric, and mysterious- capturing our imagination. The palaces of Venice! The history of great and powerful families and the opulence that characterized their lifestyles remain alive within their walls. Take this opportunity to visit two of the finest palaces in Venice and admire their peculiar architecture and lavish interiors. Traversing the canals by private motor launch, head first to Piazzo Pisani Moretta, one of the finest examples of late Gothic architecture. Venice's major artists, including Piazzetta and Tiepolo, decorated the interior. It was here in the great reception hall celebrated for its Murano mirrors and chandeliers that Paolo Veronese did his "Family of Darius". Palazzo Querini-Stampalia is of Renaissance construction. The residence of the Querini family, it was home to the Patriarch of Venice. Today it houses an outstanding library and museum. More than 400 paintings and works of art attest to the artistic passion of the Venetians. Various rooms still have original 18th century furnishings. At the end of your visit, return to the yacht via small motor launch.

Notes: This adventure includes about 2.5 hours of walking in the palaces! Please wear comfortable walking shoes! Should either of the palaces be closed for another function a palace of equal splendor will be visited. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and this trip is limited to only 40 guests. This program is booked onboard only so please make your reservations as soon as possible after boarding to avoid disappointment. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. The price is subject to increase based on the rapidly rising exchange rate between the Euro to the US Dollar. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.

Port: Venice

Duration: 3.5 hours

Price: 168

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