Reale Società Canottieri Bucintoro
Punta della Dogana
Fortuna, the weathervane atop Punta della Dogana, swung Venice’s way in 2005, when bureaucratic hassles in Paris convinced...
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute
A monumental sigh of relief, this splendid domed church was commissioned by Venice’s plague survivors as thanks for salvation....
Magazzini del Sale
A recent retrofit designed by Pritzker Prize–winning architect Renzo Piano transformed Venice’s historic salt warehouses into...
Aspiring auteurs hold court at bistro tables well scuffed by Ernest Hemingway, Charlie Chaplin, Truman Capote and Orson Welles, enjoying...
Lonely Planet review
The oldest rowing club in Venice was established in 1882. Inspired by the Oxbridge rowing clubs, it went on to furnish Italy with Olympic champions (the entire gold medal team at the 1952 Olympics consisted of Bucintoro members). You can sign up for lessons in voga alla veneta; for pricing and lesson times, write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call. It sometimes organises vela al terzo classes too.