Giovanna’s guidebook

Giovanna
Giovanna’s guidebook

Neighborhoods

The best part of the city to live and stay. Full of wonderful restaurants, cafes, bars, galleries and museums. Not as crowded as San Marco and only a few minutes walk away via the stunning Accademia bridges.
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Dorsoduro
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The best part of the city to live and stay. Full of wonderful restaurants, cafes, bars, galleries and museums. Not as crowded as San Marco and only a few minutes walk away via the stunning Accademia bridges.

Local Favourite

Our local square, very close to our apartment and our nearest water bus stop at Ca' Rezzonico. Lovely spot to find great food and drink as well as more restaurants further along Calle Lunga San Barnaba.
Campo San Barnaba
Our local square, very close to our apartment and our nearest water bus stop at Ca' Rezzonico. Lovely spot to find great food and drink as well as more restaurants further along Calle Lunga San Barnaba.
Great cosy Venetian restaurant literally one minute from our doorstep. Take the first left and you can't miss it. Great prices and service, never disappoints.
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Al Vecio Marangon
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Great cosy Venetian restaurant literally one minute from our doorstep. Take the first left and you can't miss it. Great prices and service, never disappoints.
Great spot for wine, prosecco, Aperol Spritz and Venetian bar food, cichetti. Very well priced
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Al Bottegon
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Great spot for wine, prosecco, Aperol Spritz and Venetian bar food, cichetti. Very well priced
Must visit spot for drinks and bar food.
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Osteria Al Squero
943-944 Dorsoduro
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Must visit spot for drinks and bar food.
Great gelato and wonderful place for a passeggiata along the open lagoon.
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Eiscafé Nico
922 Fodamenta Zattere al Ponte Longo
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Great gelato and wonderful place for a passeggiata along the open lagoon.
Historical family run patisserie with amazing pastries and coffee at a budget price.
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Tonolo Patisserie
3764 Calle S. Pantalon
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Historical family run patisserie with amazing pastries and coffee at a budget price.
Delicious fresh pasta to go with a selection of many delicious sauces. From 5 euro.
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Bigoi
3829 Calle Crosera
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Delicious fresh pasta to go with a selection of many delicious sauces. From 5 euro.
Wonderful area to take in the sunset and enjoy a walk along the open lagoon. Many restaurants and bars as well as delicious gelato, without the crowds.
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Zattere
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Wonderful area to take in the sunset and enjoy a walk along the open lagoon. Many restaurants and bars as well as delicious gelato, without the crowds.

Sightseeing

Wonderful art gallery, close to our home.
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Accademia
1050 Campo della Carita
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Wonderful art gallery, close to our home.
Beautiful wooden bridge, one of only four crossing the Grand Canal and closest to our apartment. My favourite view in Venice.
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Ponte dell’Accademia
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Beautiful wooden bridge, one of only four crossing the Grand Canal and closest to our apartment. My favourite view in Venice.
Stunning cathedral decorated with golden mosaics. Absolutely stunning. Buy a "jump the line ticket" online for only 2 euro if the queue is long.
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Markusdom
328 Piazza San Marco
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Stunning cathedral decorated with golden mosaics. Absolutely stunning. Buy a "jump the line ticket" online for only 2 euro if the queue is long.
One of the main landmarks of the city. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the former Venetian Republic
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Dogenpalast
1 Piazza San Marco
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One of the main landmarks of the city. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the former Venetian Republic
Ponte de Rialto is the oldest of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal.
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Rialtobrücke
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Ponte de Rialto is the oldest of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal.
Known by Venetians as simply "Salute". After Venice experienced an unusually devastating outbreak of the plague. As an offering for the city's deliverance from the pestilence, the Republic of Venice vowed to build and dedicate a church to Our Lady of Health (or of Deliverance, Italian: Salute).
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Santa Maria della Salute
1 Dorsoduro
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Known by Venetians as simply "Salute". After Venice experienced an unusually devastating outbreak of the plague. As an offering for the city's deliverance from the pestilence, the Republic of Venice vowed to build and dedicate a church to Our Lady of Health (or of Deliverance, Italian: Salute).
Famous opera house of Venice, absolutely stunning.
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Teatro la Fenice
1965 Campo San Fantin
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Famous opera house of Venice, absolutely stunning.
Beautiful home turned gallery of modern art.
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection
701-704 Dorsoduro
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Beautiful home turned gallery of modern art.

Food scene

700 year old market of Venice still frequented daily by locals and tourists alike.
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Rialto Mercato
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700 year old market of Venice still frequented daily by locals and tourists alike.