The Jewish community and traditions have had an effect on the world over, from Israel to the United States; however, the community in Venice set a standard both for how they lived and by what the community experienced, and these stories are yours to unfold. Venice is a city of romance and mystery set in the distinct heart of a famous lagoon. Your flight will land at Marco Polo International Airport where your private transfer will await your arrival. At the shore of the illustrious Grand Canal, you will meet a private boat ready to take you to the dock of your lavish hotel located on the island of Venice.
The city of Venice is, in fact, more than 100 islands connected by a series of arching bridges, beneath with boats travel daily. The Grand Canal stretches two miles long and offers views to elaborate churches and decadent palaces as wooden plinths rise out of the water to support walkways and antique homes. Before traveling to your hotel, your boat takes you on an introductory tour of the canal.
Travel past the captivating dome of Santa Maria della Salute and alongside the palace of Ca’ Grande. The structure was erected in the mid 16th century with a High Renaissance design and Ionic columns wrap around the ground floor with Corinthian columns that decorate the façade of the second floor, combining for an impressive image of the Cornaro family’s former wealth and power. Venice presents its history with pride and elegance, embodying a community proud of its past and eager to share stories of its former wealth, prestige, and regulations.