Venice Things to Do

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    View from Rialto Bridge at sunset
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    Gallerie dell’Accademia
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  • 26. Ponte Dell Accademia

    The first Ponte dell' Accademia linking the sestieres of San Marco and Dorsoduro across the Grand canal was not constructed until 1854. This first bridge, built of steel, was designed by Alfred...

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  • 27. Ca' Rezzonico

    The façade is/was (2010) under restoration but the inside is open for visits. There is a wooden bridge giving direct access to the pontoon of the vaporetto stop Line 1, Ca' Rezzonico. We were well...

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  • 28. Museo Correr

    Originally built to be an apartment for Napoleon, it is now one of the Civic Museums of Venice. If you buy a ticket to enter the Doge's Palace after 3:00 pm, admission to the Correr Museum is...

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  • 29. Ca' d'Oro

    It is the most beautiful palace in the Venetian floral gothic style. During numerous years the facade was hidden by the works of restoration. So that it is a pleasure to see, after the turn of the...

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  • 30. Art Museums

    With the collections of contemporary art of François Pinault in Palazzo Grassi and at the Punta della Dogana, as well as the Biennale of Venice, the capital of the Lagoon belongs to the headlight...

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  • 31. Caffe' Florian

    Florians in Piazza San Marco is probably the oldest cafe/bar in Western Europe. Patronised by the likes of Lord Byron and later Ernest Hemmingway, Florians has that old world feel about it. When the...

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  • 32. Palazzi

    “There is much music on the canals every night in Venice and if one is to be candid one must reluctantly confess that of late years it is not often good. Boats filled with singers begin to appear...

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  • 33. Scuola Grande di San Rocco

    Founded in 1478 by benevolent Venetians as a Catholic Confraternity, la Scuola Grande di San Rocco takes its name from the neighbouring Chiesa di San Rocco. The actual building was commissioned in the...

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  • 34. Day Trips

    Once we got off the train, we purchased our 3-day pass (€66/total) to travel via the vaparetto in/around Venice. There are so many different things to see while on the vaparetto espceically as they...

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  • 35. Scuole Grandi

    Scuola Grande di San Marco was one of the largest and wealthiest of the scuole grandi – religious confraternities. Its seat was in beautiful Renaissance building on Campo dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo....

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  • 36. Palazzo Mocenigo

    Along the banks of Grand Canal you can see wonderful palaces and buildings. Taking a tour by boat starting from Piazza Roma you can see: Bridge and Church of the Scalzi; Palace Labia (built in the...

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  • 37. Getting Lost

    Go to trekki and/or leics’s VT pages on Venice collect a dozen or so tips about out of the way or interesting places. Then take a day and try to find each of them. I did this last time in Venice and...

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  • 38. Palazzo Grassi

    The "Punta della Dogana" building has now been restored by the French billionaire François Pinault. A new museum opened on June 6, 2009 as new centre of contemporary art displaying artists from the...

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  • 39. Santa Croce

    We passed at the opposite side of the train station and walked to the right of San Simeon Piccolo (the one with the green cupola on the top). We walked along fondamenta dei Tolentini(pic 1) which was...

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  • 40. Biennale di Venezia

    CASTELLO Every 2 years, Venice holds the equivalant of the Oscars for the Contempory Arts world. This prestigious event is held from June to November, and along with works of art from around the...

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  • 41. Ca'Pesaro

    This is one of the many museums in Venice. Ca'Pesaro is the International Gallery of Modern Art and Oriental Art Museum in Venice (although I was not so much intrigued by their oriental collection...

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  • 42. Ala Napoleonica – Napoleonic Wing

    Three adjacent buildings tracing similar architectural lines, le Procuratie delineate Piazza San Marco on three sides. On the northern side of the Piazza is the oldest and largest, referred to as le...

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  • 43. Regatta

    On the first Sunday in September, Venice plays host to the Regatta Storica. The Grand Canal is the venue for this event. Dating from 1825, this regatta is real fun to watch. After the opening...

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