4 Days in Venice: Secrets of La Serenissima Itinerary

Spend an enchanting 4 days in Venice uncovering the mysteries of its past.

Your Venice trip begins with a private transfer from the airport or train station to a chic four-star hotel in the heart of Venice island, that was once home to royalty. You'll feel that you're in your own private, historic palace with luxurious suites, parquet or floors of Venice gondolas at nightVenetian Terrazzo, daily gourmet breakfast, and views of the Grand Canal or the private courtyard.

The first full day of your itinerary, Venetians of the Renaissance tell their once-forgotten stories through your private guide - how they worked, spent their leisure time and struggled to maintain their standing in society and their basic quality of life.

In the evening, see, hear and be a part of the fabric of history at La Fenice opera house, where Verdi presented to the world La Traviata and Rigoletto for the first time.

What follows the next day is an intriguing walk through the labyrinth of Venice. With a guide, you'll explore secret passageways, used by the wealthy to visit mistresses or flee from authorities; deserted alleys and churches; and the oldest houses in Venice long abandoned in history. Hear the stories of Marco Polo where his house once stood and of the Venetian merchants the old financial center of Venice, the Rialto.

You'll end the tour at an elegant Venetian house for drinks where you will get a glimpse of how real Venetians live.

This trip would include private airport and rail transfers to/from your hotel. A stay at a chic, boutique hotel with daily gourmet breakfast and views of the canal or a private courtyard. You would take a private, guided tour focused on the lives of the Venetians, how they lived and worked, and attend an opera at the famed Teatro La Fenice opera house. Also, you would tour the secret passageways, used by wealthy Venetians of the past; the oldest houses in Venice long abandoned in history and other secrets of Venice.

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