Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Everyone wanted the commission to paint this building dedicated to the patron saint of the plague-stricken, so Tintoretto cheated:...
Chiesa di San Rocco
Originally built by Bartolomeo Bon in 1489–1508, this church got a baroque facelift in 1765–71 with a grand portal flanked by Giovanni...
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Shocking but true: sometimes even Venetians need a break from the usual spritz , and crave a fortifying Guinness or minty mojito...
Join Venice’s value-minded jet set for prosecco and bargain polenta-salami combos, surrounded by witty architectural diagrams of...
Lonely Planet review
Dire B&B breakfasts with packaged croissants are corrected at Tonolo, which serves flaky apfelstrudel (apple pastry), velvety bignè al zabaione (marsala cream pastry) and oozing pain au chocolat (chocolate croissants). Chocolate-topped beignets are filled with hazelnut mousse as rich as a Venetian doge at tax time.