We cross the wooden Accademia Bridge to reach Campo della Carit, where there is an ancient convent, a church and the old Scuola Santa Maria della Carit now the home of Accademia Museum; our stroll throughout Dorsoduro district will lead us to the magnificent Salute, the huge baroque church erected to celebrate the end of the plague of 1630; after turning towards the basin of St Mark, we enjoy a quick view over the ancient Custom point.
We continue on to the right along the Zattere, the way alongside the Giudecca Canal until we reach Saverio Pastors workshop to admire a variety of oars and forcole, rowlock or oarpost used in traditional Venetian boats.
In San Trovaso, we see a Squero, the picturesque boatyard where gondolas are still built and repaired;
We will have the occasion to see the Stuccoforte Lab, one of the Venetian ancient works .
We reach Campo San Barnaba and we pass the floating fruit and vegetable shop. La Barca is one of venetian methods Waters exploiting.
We cross over the Bridge of Pugni (of fists) where challenges between different sections of citizens took place.
In Campo San Barnaba, we visit an artistic Masks Workshop in order to plunge in the fabulous atmosphere of Carnival.
Our tour ends in the beautiful Campo Santa Margherita, todays meeting point of young people and students, with a short Spritz break at La Bifora.