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We stayed in the front apartment overlooking the canal. The apartment was comfortable and spacious. The Contessa lived in the apartment above us and was very helpful and gave us much interesting information about the house and the locality. The location is very convenient as...More
Four of us stayed here for the last few days of Carnivale. From the moment we entered the canal by water taxi, to the moment we left, it was a joy. Five minute stroll in the morning to buy croissants for breakfast, to some very...More
This is our third stay at the Palazzetto da Schio, after three previous visits to Venice, and having discovered this gem, we wouldn't dream of staying anywhere else! The location is superb (near Salute, the Academia, and both the Grand and the Giudecca Canals), the...More
Our trip to Italy was going to last two weeks and we could not have found a better place to start our journey. The Palazzetto da Schio was even more lovely than expected. We had a beautiful 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom apartment right on...More
Wonderfully located near the Salute vapretto stop. Walking distance to academia bridge area and many small out of the tourist area restaurants. The Contessa is very welcoming and very helpful in getting you oriented and settled. We stayed in #1 and it was comfortable and...More
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob
in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbours exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.