Tag Archives | Dorsoduro

Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore

The Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore was designed by Andrea Palladio and built in the 16th century following the end of the plague which decreased the Venetian population by more than one quarter (thus being a Votiv church). It is a member of the Chorus Association of Venetian churches. Until today, each third Sunday in July […]

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Santa Maria della Salute

The church Santa Maria della Salute is located at the very easterly tip known as Punta della Dogana in Dorsoduro. This very visible point and the impressive size and architecture of the church make it widely known. In 1691 the construction of the church as votive church began, after the plague has ended. Since then, […]

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Ristorante da Gianni

The Ristorante da Gianni is a charming, easy-going restaurant in a great location, located on the Fondamente Zattere Ai Gesuati, with two simple rooms and a nice terrace a few meters away from the waterfront. It is beautiful at dawn. The Ristorante Da gianni is run by the same family for decades already and offers […]

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Gelateria Nico

The Gelateria Nico has become a famous place to visit in Venice over the years. The ice cream is produced following old recipes, however also some new creations are being constantly developed. Especially the Gianduiotto has become an icon to try at the Gelateria Nico. It is a mix of dark block chocolate with ice […]

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Enoteca e Trattoria La Bitta

The Enoteca e Trattoria La Bitta is a very tiny place with just a few tables inside and a few tables outside. It does not offer fish but other typcial specialities.   A cosy place where you sit close to the others. It is difficult to find but certainly worth it. No touristic food, very […]

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Stanley Kubrick’s Venetian masks

Stanley Kubrick is known for his extravagant movies. He produced his movie “Eyes wide shut” in the year 1999, starring Tom Cruise and his then-wife Nicole Kidman. It is based on a novel from the Austrian writer Arthur Schnitzler (“Traumnovelle”) and plots the story of a man infiltrating a secret upper class society. In the […]

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Ca’ Maria Adele

This hotel offers a great view of the Canal and the church. Only 12 rooms are comfortable and stylish with a big care for details. The Ca’ Maria Adele is located in Dorsoduro, a rather quiet part of the island of Venice.       Hotel Ca’ Maria Adele Dorsoduro 111 30123 Venice, Italy T […]

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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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Ristorante Riviera

Located right on the wide Giudecca canal, ideally suited to watch the busy boat traffic and the beautifully romantic sunset from a nice seat. It is at the far end of the Fondamente Zattere – the beautiful walkway on the southern side of Venice, all the way to the West, at the very end before […]

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Osteria al Squero

A very nice and typical place for Venetians, an osteria and restaurant to have their cicchetti, in- or outside of the Osteria. Outside on the walk right nest to the canal and across the canal of one of the few remaining handcraft shipyards for the Venetian gondolas, the San shipyard. You can have a good […]

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