The Grand Tour – with Grand Tourist from Venice to the Alps, trains, cars, carriages and cable cars. History, Geography, Food & Wine
Maps are a rich source of information including history, geography and landscape. To study a map carefully is to learn about a region or an area before setting foot in it. Grand Tourist
Venice was a port city – visiting ships arrived from the east every day. Sometimes the ships were carrying not just cargoes but also the plague. Venetians created quarantine islands in the 15th century. Then in 1631 they began to build the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute – in gratitude for surviving the plague of 1630.
The Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute, Venice was built by the Venetian people – in gratitude for surviving the plague of 1630.
Join me from 01-08 April, 2023 for a small group tour starting in Trieste and finishing in Venice. Discovering art, history, food and wine
Italy has a long history of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Vesuvius erupted in AD 79 and engulfed the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum