Recommended routes Venice
A day in Venice
- Direction piazza San Marco to visit the basilica di San Marco and the Ducal Palace.
- Then take calle larga XXII Marzo as far as Campo Santa Maria Zobenigo, from where you take the traghetto at the Giglio stop to go to the other side (count € 2 per trip).
- Those in a hurry will push up to Ponte dell'Accademia, which arrives at the eponymous museum.
- After a short tramezzini break (delicious little Venetian sandwiches), you have the choice:
- visit the Galleria dell'Accademia with many paintings by Veronese, Bellini, Tiepolo, Tintoretto, etc. (minimum 2 hours of visit)
- or heading to the district of Dorsoduro, admiring the interior of the scuola Grande di San Rocco, vaporetto n ° 1 (San Tomà stop) or on foot via Campo Santa Margherita,
- without forgetting the superb chiesa Santa Maria dei Frari, nearby. Then cross the campo San Polo to join the essential ponte di Rialto.
- This is the opportunity to drink a spritz, in one of the bacari which have made the reputation of the district,
- before going to dinner in one of these typical addresses.
3 days in Venice
- Start the morning with a visit to the Basilica of San Marco, an essential symbol of the city.
- Climb to the top of the bell tower to discover the roofs and domes of the Serenissima.
- Then hang out in the San Marco district with the possibility to take a look at the teatro La Fenice
- before reaching the other side (by the Accademia bridge) to visit the famous Galleria dell'Accademia.
- L & rsquomidi, discover the charms of Dorsoduro.
- Ice cream along the Zattere,
- a visit to Guggenheim,
- and it's already happy hour on the very lively campo Santa Margherita.
- For dinner, opt for a table in the San Polo district.
- visit the museo Correr and Ducal Palace.
- Then walk in the Castello district on the riva degli Schiavoni
- going up to the porta dell'Arsenale (go say hello to the lions for us!)
- and visit of the little one scuola San Giorgio degli Schiavoni to contemplate the paintings of Carpaccio.
- If you are late in the afternoon at the Punta della Dogana in the Dorsoduro
- and palazzo Grassi
- unless you prefer to take the vaporetto to the XNUMXth century universe of Ca 'Rezzonico
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- First, to take a boat up Murano.
- If the c & oeligreturn to Burano to see its colorful houses.
- Back in Venice itself, leave from the station area and take a tour of the Cannaregio.
- Then push to the Ca 'd'Oro.
- After lunch, take the traghetto in front of Ca 'd'Oro to reach the San Polo district,
- visit the chiesa Santa Maria dei Frari and the scuola Grande di San Rocco.
- In the evening, nothing better than to treat yourself to a dinner in the Rialto district, which is full of good little places.
A week in Venice
It is the ideal time to discover the city without hurrying too much, by betting on off-peak hours to visit.
The first two days
- Explore the San Marco district.
Start with the symbolic square of Venice by visiting the museums that line it:
- le Palazzo Ducale,
- le museo Correr
- and of course the Basilica of San Marco.
- You have plenty of time to stroll through the neighborhood, pushing open the doors of the teatro La Fenice or those of the churches, numerous in the district.
- For contemporary art lovers, the palazzo Grassi opens your arms wide
- as well as her little sister, the Punta della Dogana, both properties from the François Pinault collection.
The 3rd and 4th days
- Stroll through the San Polo district while salivating in front of the colorful stalls of the rialto market.
- Visit the private collection of one of the most beautiful palaces in the city, Ca 'Pesaro,
- or push to the chiesa Santa Maria dei Frari and the scuola Grande di San Rocco passing through Campo San Polo.
- The district of Dorsoduro is also very rich.
It's a lively neighborhood where you can drink a spritz on the campo Barnaba.
- In addition to Ca 'Rezzonico that you absolutely have to visit,
- you will need to find a few hours in your schedule for visits to the Galleria dell'Accademia and Peggy Guggenheim collection.
The 5rd and 6th days
- We recommend a little walk on the Giudecca to enjoy its tranquility and authenticity (not much to do)
- before taking the vaporetto to the tiny island of San Giorgio Maggiore where you will not fail to climb to the top of the campanile of San Giorgio to have a good overview of Venice.
- You can then take a vaporetto back to the little-visited Castello district, where Venice still exudes a scent of yesteryear.
- Le giardini Publici and especially theArsenal, the old Venice shipyard are worth a detour.
- The entrance is admirable with its porta dell'Arsenale framed by two magnificent lions.
- Before reaching the Cannaregio, enter the very imposing chiesa Santi Giovanni e Paolo which is the largest church in the city with in particular some paintings by Véronèse.
- Le Cannaregio is an authentic neighborhood with a real soul. It is also a highly symbolic place since the Ghetto , dating from the XNUMXth century, one of the oldest in Europe, still exists.
The 7rd and 8th days
- We can push up to Lido, for lovers of Liberty style and the beach,
- or venture into the northern islands towards Murano, famous for its glassmaking activity,
- et Burano with its colorful little houses and its specialty: lace.