Venice: Highlights

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MUSEO DEL SETTECENTO VENEZIANO

Get an idea as to how the nobility lived in the 18th century in the magnificent Pallazzo Ca’ Rezzonico.

BASILICA DI SAN MARCO

St Mark’s is a treasure trove of gold and silver, precious stones and mosaics.

CAMPANILE DI SAN MARCO

The view of the heart of the city from high up is spectacular and fascinating.

PALAZZO DUCALE

The tour through this erstwhile epicentre of power is a feast for the eyes.

PIAZZA SAN MARCO

Stroll across the most beautiful piazza on earth and marvel at a masterpiece of mosaic art.

FRARI

The Franciscan church is really an art museum: Titian and Donatello, Canova and Bellini – and many more.

PONTE DI RIALTO

The famous bridge over the Canal Grande: one of the many symbols of the city.

GALLERIA DELL’ACCADEMIA

A riot of colour in this treasure house of Venetian painting.

MURANO

A short boat trip to the traditional glassblowers’ island. A visit to one of the many studios and the Museo dell’Arte Vetraria is not to be missed.

DO MORI

A glass of wine – the typical Venetian ombra – a tasty snack and a chat with the locals in Venice’s oldest bar: Do Mori has been a meeting place for 500 years.

INTERPRETI VENEZIANI

‘Violins in Venice’: Baroque music from Bach to Vivaldi in the atmospheric surroundings of the former San Vidal Church.

TEATRO LA FENICE

An opera, ballet or concert in the legendary jewel of a theatre on Campo San Fantin.

VOGALONGA

Marathon alla veneziana: the rowing race through the lagoon has become a popular and lively spectacle.

CARNEVALE

When all Venice wears stunning masks.

BIENNALE

In odd years, a fascinating contemporary art get-together for artists from all over the world.


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