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Fondaco dei Tedeschi: An Historical Landmark

Its translation literally meaning "warehouse of the Germans", in medieval times the building was used as a trading post by German merchants who stocked here their goods arriving from Nuremberg and Augsburg.

Chiesa di San Stae: A Baroque Masterpiece

This Baroque church is located in the Santa Croce sestiere, and its colossal facade richly decorated with statues and sculptures faces directly the Grand Canal.

The Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute

This Basilica is Venice’s latest plague church, built as a votive offer to the Virgin of Health after the ending of the Black Plague. Its dome stands as landmark on the city's skyline.

The Clock Tower: An Unmissable View

This famous clock tower - a masterpiece of engineering - has been marking the days of the Venetians for centuries, while providing at the same time a 360-degree view over the city.

Teatro Goldoni: The Oldest Theatre in Venice

This beautiful venue, located not far from Saint Mark's Square, features a precious international programme all-year-long. It's both a symbol of the city and a not-to-be-missed destination for tourists.

San Giorgio Maggiore and the Cini Foundation

Enjoy a trip to this beautiful island, where you can admire the wonderful Palladian church of St. George and the Cini Foundation arts centre dedicated to glassworks!

About Venice: Acqua Alta & Museum Pass

The Phenomenon of Acqua Alta in Venice
When Visiting Venice there are two important things to bear in mind: the phenomenon of the Acqua Alta and the Venice Museum Pass.

Tourist Essentials: How not to get lost

Water Bus in Venice
Being relatively small, Venice can be seen entirely on foot, options are however available, find here all you need to know: