The concierge service at the Palazzo Garzoni can help you plan various excursions, offering rare experiences.
With or without a guide, you can discover Venice and the surrounding area throughout the year.
NOT TO BE MISSED
- Piazza San Marco with its basilica, Doge’s Palace, the Correr Museum and the Marciana Library
- Piazza San Marco and the Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace), a true masterpiece of Gothic art
- St Mark’s Campanile, the tallest bell tower in Venice
- Built between 1588 and 1591, Rialto Bridge is the oldest of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal
MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
- The Gallerie dell’Accademia, which is home to an extraordinary collection of Venetian paintings
- The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, where you will find artworks by the former spouse of the famous Surrealist artist Max Ernst
- The Frari Basilica, where more than 500 years of Venetian history are conserved
- The Scuola Grande di San Rocco, an exceptional place where more than 60 paintings are kept in their original location
- Fondaco dei Tedeschi: a restored historic building that is now home to dozens of luxury shops. Don’t miss the panoramic view from the terrace on the top floor, which is one of the most beautiful in Venice.
- Scala Contarini del Bovolo: a huge spiral staircase, which offers a breathtaking view over the roofs of Venice and the St Mark’s Campanile bell tower at the top
- San Trovaso Squero: the last workshop where gondolas are built and repaired. Guided tours are available there.
- Libreria Acqua Alta: a tucked-away bookshop in Venice where books line the walls from floor to ceiling
- The Regata Storica: Held on the first Sunday of September, this event is a sight to behold, bringing together the people of Venice along the banks of the Grand Canall
- The Festa del Redentore: This festival is held each year in Venice on the third weekend of July, to commemorate the end of the terrible plague of 1575-1576