Our Venice guided visits from Rome will let you discover the main town of the Veneto region. Venice is spread over more than 100 little islands in the lagoon of the Adriatic Sea. Venice’s “main street” is the Grand Canal, a broad waterway lined by Renaissance and Gothic palaces. The city’s glorious history began as the capital of the Maritime Republic and lasted from 696 – when the first Doge was elected – to 1796 when Napoleon conquered the city. You can choose from among 2-day trips from Rome to Venice: you can either explore the city centre of Venice and Piazza San Marco, the most enchanting square in Italy with invaluable masterpieces as the byzantine Basilica, the Belltower, and the Doge Palace; or cast off directly to the islands of Venice: Murano, world-renowned for its glass workshops, Burano, famous for handmade lace, and the medieval Torcello, the peaceful island Hemingway elected as his favourite.