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Things to do in Venice

  • Palazzo Ducale

    The extraordinary Gothic structure houses Tintoretto's Paradiso—one of the largest paintings in the world—which hangs in the Sala del Maggiore Cons... More
  • Palazzo Grassi/Punta della Dogana, François Pinault Foundation

    François Pinault recently commissioned Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando to turn this ornate 18th-century palace on the Grand Canal into ... More
  • Palazzo Mocenigo

    The museum has an incredible 18th-century clothing collection that includes the fur-trimmed crimson brocade tunics once worn by city councilmen. More
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection

    You'll feel like a Guggenheim as you take in the heiress's vast inventory of paintings and sculptures while wandering through her former palazzo on... More
  • Ponte dei Sospiri (the Bridge of Sighs)

    Where: Rio di Palazzo, Venice, steps from Piazza San Marco.   Stats: Built in the early 1600s in the Baroque style, the bridge connects the Doge’s ... More
  • San Francesco della Vigna

    The Madonna and Child Enthroned is housed here; t’s reportedly the only work by 15th-century Greek artist Antonio Falier da Negroponte. More
  • Skyline Bar

    For the best view of the city young professionals and artsy types head here to sip glasses of Campari soda and Prosecco. More
  • Teatro La Fenice

    Book tickets for the recently restored 1836 opera house, where you can listen to Verdi and Puccini's masterpieces in their home country. (If you ca... More
  • Tessitura Luigi Bevilacqua

    This historic workshop is frequented both by Vatican priests and fashion designers. Take a guided tour to see how weavers create velvets on 18th- c... More
  • Venini

  • VizioVirtù

    Pop into this tiny shop for dark chocolates spiced with lavender, cayenne pepper, star anise, or cinnamon. More

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