Your hotel in Venice will be located near St Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco). While staying at a hotel in Venice you should visit the Doge's Palace (Ducale di Venezia ), a Gothic palace, which used to be the residence of the Doge of Venice.
Venice’s most significant sacral building is the Saint Mark's Basilica (Basilica di San Marco a Venezia), the cathedral of Venice, which is one of the best known examples of Byzantine architecture. Venice’s hotel guests will be fascinated by its gorgeous mosaics, pillars and the exterior’s various marbles and carvings.
The Grand Canal (Canal Grande) is the most important canal in Venice and is spanned by famous Rialto Bridge (Ponte di Rialto).The Canal is lined with numerous aristocratic palaces that have been reconstructed as exquisite hotels.
While staying a one of the Venice hotels, we recommend you to visit the baroque church Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, commonly known simply as the Salute, which contains embossed altars and beautiful marble inlays.
Venice hotel guests who are interested in art will enjoy a visit at the Gallerie dell'Accademia, where you will get a voluminous insight into the Venetian art of the last centuries.
The works by Canaletto, Tizian and Veronese are especially notable. If you want to know more about the history of Venice we recommend you to look around Museo Correr.
The hotels in Venice will be frequently fully booked while the international event Venice Art Biennale (Biennale di Venezia) is taking place.
Another highlight among Venice’s attractions is the Venice Film Festival, which is taking place at the Lido, an 18-km/11-mile-long sandbar, where you will also find numerous noble hotels. You will reach your hotel in Venice quickly and comfortably by waterbuses or motor boats.
Total population: 268,934 (2006)
Postal code: 30100