What to see in Venice: attractions and places not to be missed

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 MARKS SQUARE AREA
Saint Mark's Square in Venice - 4017 San marco guesthouse
SAINT MARK’S SQUARE

 

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.

St. Mark's Basilica guesthouse in venice affittacamere
SAINT MARK’S CHURCH

 

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.

Doge's Palace in Venice 4017 San marco guesthouse
DOGE’S PALACE

 

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.

Bridge of Sighs in Venice - affittacamere 4017 San Marco
BRIDGE OF SIGHS

 

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.

clock tower in venice - casa vacanze 4017san marco
CLOCK TOWER

 

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.

RIALTO AREA
Rialto bridge venice guesthouse 4017san marco
RIALTO BRIDGE

 

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

Rialto market in Venice - 4017 san marco guesthouse
RIALTO MARKET

 

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.

Scala Contarini Del Bovolo in Venice - 4017 SAn marco Guesthouse
SCALA CONTARINI DEL BOVOLO

 

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.

Museo Palazzo Fortuny in Venice - 4017 San marco
PALAZZO FORTUNY

 

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.

View from Fondaco Dei Tedeschi Venice - 4017 san marco guesthouse
FONDACO DEI TEDESCHI

 

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!

AROUND OUR GUESTHOUSE
Acqua Alta Book shop in Venice - 4017 San marco guesthouse
ACQUA ALTA BOOKSHOP

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 Grimani in Venice - 4017 San Marco Affittacamere
PALAZZO GRIMANI

 

Palazzo Grimaniis a state museum in Venice located near the Campo di Santa Maria Formosa, full of sculptures and works of art.

Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica in Venice
MADONNA DELLA SALUTE

 

The Church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, more commonly known as Madonna della Salute is the emblem of the Venetian Baroque.

Accademia bridge and the Grand Canal
ACCADEMIA BRIDGE

 

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 venice
PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION

 

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is a 20th-century modern art museum on the Grand Canal in Venice,created by patron Peggy Guggenheim.