Begun under Napoleon as the city's first green space, a large portion of these leafy public gardens serve as the main home of the...
Monument to the Partisan Woman
Located purposefully in the lapping water off the Riva dei Sette Martiri – where seven Venetian partisans were shot and killed in 1944 –...
La Serra dei Giardini
Order a herbal tisane or the signature pear bellini and sit back amid the hothouse flowers in Napoleon’s fabulous greenhouse....
Trattoria alla Rampa
Hidden behind a little working-class bar is a low-slung dining room serving up some of Venice’s heartiest lunch specials. A largely...
Giardini della Biennale 1260 · interesting places nearby
This cheery yellow mini-palazzo is fuelled by a steady stream of coffee and cocktails that cost less than you’d expect given the designer chairs, waterfront terrace and lack of competition – this is the only cafe within reach of anyone in stilettos at the Biennale.