Things to see and do - Venice
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Venice : Michelin's recommendations
Venice is a city impossible to describe coldly because beyond some notorious monuments, glamorous landscapes, it is fundamentally a state of mind. It is a city in which one should know how to get lost, from calli to sotoportego, from fondamenta tocampo along endless strolls full of surprises and unexpected experiences. Silence reigns over these passageways which are ignored by the herds of tourists: Venice then starts to disclose its magic and some of its mysteries.
Tourist attractions Venice : Things to see and do
Piazza S. - Marco I - 30124 Venezia
If the facade of Saint Mark's Basilica is superb, the marble interior, mosaics and bronze horses will leave you in awe, as much by the luminosity of the mosaics as by its 12C animal and geometric patterns. The edifice, consecrated in 1094, features a..
Piazza San Marco I - 30124 Venezia
The sestiere of San Marco lies in the last meander of the Grand Canal before it spills into the lagoon. It encompasses the so-called golden triangle, the area of Venice most frequented by tourists, demarcated by the Accademia (to the west), the Rialt..
Piazza S. - Maco I - 30124 Venezia
This extraordinary architectural ensemble is the very embodiment of Venice. Everything here is graceful and beautiful, albeit teeming with pigeons and tourists. This vast trapezoidal space is harmoniously framed by the Procuratie, under the arcades o..
San Marco 1093/A I - 30124 Venice
Enjoying a quiet location in a small square, Hotel San Gallo is set in a historic building just 50 metres from Saint Mark's Square. Rooms feature a typical Venetian décor and come with air conditioning, minibar and satellite TV. Breakfast is a varie..
San Marco 877 (Calle dei Fabbri) I - 30124 Venice
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Just a few steps from Venice's San Marco Square and Doge's Palace, Albergo San Marco offers a restaurant and air-conditioned rooms. Free WiFi is available. Rooms at the San Marco include satellite TV and a minibar. The private bathroom has free toil..
San Marco 987 - Rio Terà De Le Colonne I - 30124 Venice
Just 250 metres from St Mark’s Square and 450 metres from the Rialto Bridge, Ca’ Del Nobile is in Venice’s centre. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. Set in an 18th-century building, accommodation at Nobile includes Baroque-style curta..
Leisure activities Venice
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Venice by night is a place of romance and mystery - and the ghosts of the past! This ghost walking tour takes you on a journey through the hidden Venice, and tells the tale of six intriguing ghost stories that will bring a chill to the night's air! I..
Let the Doges Palace Walking Tour through Venice lead you to the most sumptuous and splendidly decorated rooms of what used to be 'the brain' that governed the Republic of Venice. You'll learn how the Venetians guaranteed loyalty of their bureaucrats..
Share a gondola with other travelers along the canals of Venice and be serenaded as your group of gondolas glide along the Grand Canal. One of the gondoliers will play music and sing songs throughout the 35-minute ride. Great value for money! Only a ..
calle del Scaleter 2202/A, San Polo I - 30125 VENEZIA
An osteria in name only, this restaurant has an elegant ambience, with two romantic tables overlooking the canal. If you enjoy Venetian cuisine you will be in your element here, as Signora Mara skilfully combines traditional local dishes with her own..
piazza San Marco 121 (primo piano) I - 30124 VENEZIA
Run by a renowned family of restaurateurs, the Alajmo from Padua, this restaurant is a kind of "gastronomic monument" in Venice. It is a triumph of stucco, Murano glass and precious fabrics housed in one of the most photographed palazzi in ..
Isola delle Rose I - 30124 VENEZIA
The renowned name of Giancarlo Perbellini is behind this new restaurant housed in a building dating from 1936 on its own private island - the Isola delle Rose, right out in the Venetian lagoon. After a day of business meetings or exploring Venice, en..
riva degli Schiavoni 4149, Castello I - 30122 VENEZIA
Innovative cuisine made from top quality ingredients, served in unusual but never excessive combinations. The carefully prepared dishes are full of flavour, and presented in a bright, colourful way.
isola della Giudecca 10, 5 mn di navetta privata dal pontile San Marco I - 30133 VENEZIA
If gold is considered to be the precious commodity that runs through the DNA of Venice, then this restaurant lives up to the city's reputation with its gold coloured ceiling. The cuisine is just as impressive, thanks to the restaurant's Italian chef...
campo SS. Filippo e Giacomo, Castello 4509 I - 30122 VENEZIA
This gourmet restaurant is housed in a simple, minimalist dining room and is a far cry from the usual tourist clichés. It focuses all its attention on the quality of its cuisine and serves reinterpretations of classic Venetian dishes with an emphasis..