Tag Archives | Canale Grande

The Traghetto

In Venice there are seven thraghetti. A thragetto is a gondola, which goes back and forth across the Canale Grande like a ferry (thraghetto in Italian actually means ferry). In our point of view, the thraghetti are a major attraction to visit more than once while visiting Venice. On the one side they are very […]

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Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal ****

The Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal is very close to the railway station Santa Lucia, just across the Grand Canale. It is located at a perfect starting point for your discoveries in Venice. Very easy to reach and very easy to either walk into the city or take the Vaporettos to dive faster into […]

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The Rialto Bridge

The Rialto Bridge is an icon sight in Venice you will visit anyways, even without intending to go there. It is located in the very heart of Venice, connecting the western part of the island with the center and the eastern part. It is one of only four bridges across the main Venetian canal, the […]

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Hotel Palazzo Stern ****

This palace from the 15th century is truly exclusive and a very special place to stay at. With a total of 24 rooms if offers adequate privacy, personalized service and outstandingly restored rooms, most of which are facing the Canale Grande. The entire Palazzo is restored in Venetian style, it offers a terrace on the […]

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Al Ponte Antico Hotel ****

The Al Ponte Antico Hotel is in a small palace from the 16th century, when the Republic of Venice was at its historical peak of might. It preserved its great style and is carefully renovated. The interieur and the rooms are in a great Venetian style, partly overwhelming and heavy, however in a very nice […]

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Hotel Palazzo Sant’ Angelo ****

This elegant, luxurious and romantic four star hotel on the Canale Grande has opulent interieur in the style of the Belle Epoque. The hotel is in close walking distance to Campo Santo Stefano, Campo Sant’ Angelo, the Teatro La Fenice. Also the Rialto and San Marco’s square are not so far away. The best way […]

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Hotel Antiche Figure ***

It is a 15th century palazzo which is right at the Canale Grande. It is a three star superior hotel. It had once nice paintings on its walls, which is why it is called this way. Even though the building has history, it is fully refurbished. There is a cafeteria right in front of the […]

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Hotel Canal Grande Venezia

This is a 18th century Palazzo, right on the waterfront of the Canale Grande, which is why the hotel is named like this. The hotel is defining itself as small boutique hotel, giving it a special charm. It has a nice lobby with a fireplace, a special breakfast room, a bar with view of the […]

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