Encyclopedia • sestieri

The Scalzi church.


Traveling along the Lista di Spagna - Strada Nova route you will touch many of the beauties that belong to this district which is still the most populated in Venice today. On your itinerary to discover this area of...

Arsenale seen from the Tese, from the lagoon.


Here you can breathe the deepest history of the city. It is in fact here, at the time with the name of Olivolo, and in the nearby Realtine islands that a handful of men found its epicenter and started what would have...

The Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute.


For those who love to visit the city in peace, without the crowds of tourists, the Dorsoduro district can be an alternative route to the usual route to the famous Piazza San Marco. It includes the Giudecca island...

Piazza San Marco

San Marco

The richest area of the city, more sumptuous, more bewitching and slyly desired by the Serenissima to dazzle all the people who came to Venice to do business, be they commercial or political. It is also the place where...

La Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

San Polo

Vivacity and frenzy of commerce can represent two good elements to describe this district whose heart revolves around the Rialto area: actively participate in the life of its fish and fruit and vegetable market, you...

Church of San Giacomo dall'Orio

Santa Croce

Luprio nickname given to the area of the Santa Croce sestiere due to the presence of ponds and swamps. Since the Ponte della Libertà was built, this district has been the link between Venice and the mainland...