We had been to Venice before and to visit more of Venice than St Marc's square, I had previously ordered a 2-day ticket for the vaporetto on the Internet. So we visted The Fortuny tissue museum and the famous Ca' Rezzonico palazzo and museum with the Tiepolo ceilings at the Canal Grande. To celebrate the evening in Venice I had booked tickets for an opera in Palazzo Barbarigo Minotti on the Grand Canal (www.musicapalazzo.com). What an experience, with about 50 spectators the four singers and musicians performed the three acts of The Barber of Seville each in a different, beautiful room of the palace.
Near the dropping point there are lots of narrow streets with endless souvenir-shops. We passed them to go to the Esplanade and visited the residence of the former British Gouverner of the isle with lots of historic information, a nice exposition of the painter Heath