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Things to do in Venice

Below is the list of things to see and do in Venice.

JEWISH GHETTO: The Jewish ghetto of Venice is the first and true ghetto in Europe: in the heart of the Cannaregio district.

ACQUA ALTA BOOKCASE: The Acqua Alta bookshop is one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world and is located in Venice .. a corner of creativity between books and gondolas.

PUNTA DELLA DOGANA: a thin triangular point dividing the Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal. One of the best views of Venice.

GIUDECCA ISLAND: the largest of the islands of Venice and the closest to the historic center. The most important places are: the Church of the Redeemer guardian of the works of Tintoretto and Veronese; the Church and Convent of the Zitelle; the house of the 3 oci; the Fondamenta della Giudecca for a panoramic walk.

ISLAND OF MURANO: known all over the world for the manufacture of blown glass and easily reachable by vaporetto from Venice. You turn it on foot, walking among colorful houses, bridges, canals and shops selling blown glass.

ISLAND OF BURANO: famous for its lace and particular colored houses. A fascinating place for its thousand colors that are reflected in the waters of the canals.

 

 

MUSEUMS OPEN: 

Civic museums Venice: days and opening hours
Palazzo Ducale: every day of the week, from 10.00 to 18.00
Correr Museum: every day of the week, from 11.00 to 17.00

 

FROM 3Oth APRIL: 
Ca 'Rezzonico Museum: from Friday to Sunday from 11.00 to 17.00
Ca 'Pesaro Museum: from Friday to Sunday from 11.00 to 17.00
Palazzo Mocenigo: from Friday to Sunday From 11.00 to 17.00
Natural History Museum: from Friday to Sunday from 11.00 to 17.00
Glass Museum: from Friday to Sunday From 11.00 to 17.00
Lace Museum: from Friday to Sunday from 12.00 to 16.00
Casa di Carlo Goldoni: from Friday to Sunday from 12.00 to 16.00

 

You can also visit the wonderful Venetian churches, real open-air museums, accessible to the public every day!

Here are the names of our favorites:

  • CHURCH OF THE MADONNA DELL'ORTO (Sestiere di Canareggio) known for the works of art kept inside, such as the ten paintings by Jacopo Tintoretto.
  • CHURCH OF SANTA MARIA ASSUNTA OR DEI GESUITI (Sestiere di Canareggio) there are numerous works of art kept inside, such as the eighteenth-century frescoes by Ludovico Dorigny and the martyrdom of San Lorenzo by Titian on the ceilings.
  • CHURCH OF SAN GIORGIO MAGGIORE (Island of San Giorgio) can be recognized by the imposing white facade, entirely in marble, supported on four enormous columns. In the background stand the dome and the elegant bell tower, among the highest in the city, reachable by an elevator to enjoy a breathtaking view over the entire historic center.
  • SANTA MARIA DEI MIRACOLI CHURCH (Sestiere Canareggio) its peculiarity is the external and internal cladding of polychrome marble. In addition to the magnificent painting of the Madonna and Child on the main altar, to which the church is dedicated as it is considered miraculous by the inhabitants of the area.
  • THE BASILICA DEI FRARI (Sestiere di San Polo) the largest church in Venice. It stands out for its imposing architecture and the unmistakable Venetian Gothic style. Worthy of note are the work Assunta by Tiziano, the most important of the basilica, and the wooden statue of Giovanni Battista, a masterpiece by Donatello and dating back to 1438.
  • CHURCH OF SAN NICOLÒ DEI MENDICOLI (Sestiere Dorsoduro) is one of the oldest in the city with a thirteenth-century bell tower. Worth noting is the splendid sixteenth-century organ and the paintings of the Veronese school.