Venice, the city on the water, is a real open-air museum, a place where at every corner there is something interesting to admire. 40.17 San Marco Luxury Guesthouse suggests what to visit in Venice, revealing less known tourist itineraries and beauties, to make the most of your days in the Serenissima.
Thanks to our strategically central position, from our guesthouse you can easily walk to some of the monuments and tourist and cultural attractionsof the historic center of Venice. Or reach the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcelloby boat.
Saint Mark’s is not the most famous square in Venice. It is the only one: all the others are called campi and campielli. Here you will find numerous attractions such as the Basilicaand the Saint Mark’s Bell Tower.
The Basilica of San Marco is the cathedral of Venice. It is located in Saint Mark’s Square and together with the bell tower of the same name, it is one of the symbols of the city.
The Doge’s Palace is the symbol of the power and splendor of ancient Venice. A masterpiece of Gothic art, it is one of the main and best known symbols of the Serenissima.
The Bridge of Sighsis one of the symbols of the lagoon city and is considered the bridge of love. It connects the Doge’s Palace with the ancient prisons.
The Clock Tower or Dei Moriis the Renaissance building in Saint Mark’s Square dominated by the two Moors and the large gold and blue enamel dial.
The Rialto Bridge is the oldest bridge built to cross the Grand Canal. It has an arch that measures 28 meters, is 22 meters wide and has a height of 7.5 meters
The Rialto Market in Venice is located near the Rialto Bridge and is one of the oldest markets in Italy. Open only in the morning, it hosts the traditional fish and fruit markets.
Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo is a late Gothic building in Venice, near Campo Manin, best known for its multi-arched external spiral staircase known as Scala Contarini del Bovolo.
The Casa Museo Palazzo Fortuny belonged to the brilliant artist Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo. Today it houses one of the most evocative museums in Venice.
The Fondaco dei Tedeschi, whose 7,000 m² make it one of the largest buildings in Venice, was built in the 13th century and from its terrace the view over the Grand Canal is inimitable!
Acqua Alta bookshop is ne of the most original bookstores in the world. The books are stacked inside a gondola and other boats in the center of shelves full of books.
Palazzo Grimaniis a state museum in Venice located near the Campo di Santa Maria Formosa, full of sculptures and works of art.
The Church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, more commonly known as Madonna della Salute is the emblem of the Venetian Baroque.
The Accademia bridge is one of the four bridges in Venicethat currently cross the Grand Canal and connects the Dorsoduro district with that of San Marco in front of the famous state museum of the Accademia Galleries.
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is a 20th-century modern art museum on the Grand Canal in Venice,created by patron Peggy Guggenheim.