Chiesa di Santo Stefano
The free-standing bell tower behind it leans disconcertingly, but this brick Gothic church has stood tall since 1325. Credit for...
Grand Canal gondola riders gasp at first glimpse of massive sculptures by contemporary artists like Thomas Houseago docked in front of...
Museo della Musica
Housed in the restored neoclassical Chiesa di San Maurizio, this collection of rare 17th- to 19th-century instruments is accompanied by...
Everything you've heard of Vivaldi from weddings and mobile ring tones is proved fantastically wrong by Interpreti Veneziani, which...
Bacaro Da Fiore
Attached to a posh trattoria, this cicheti counter wins Venetian loyalty with small plates of baccala mantecato (creamed cod),...
Lonely Planet review
Pirates and doge descendants would feel right at home among the bejewelled chalices and twinkle-eyed baroque portraits in this heirloom showcase. Even if you’re not in the market for a €5,000 silver coffee service, these Venetian splendours are worth a peek – especially that necklace of golden pomegranates with ruby seeds.