Chiesa di San Bartolomeo
German traders didn’t have to stray far from the trading floor of the Fondaco dei Tedeschi to pray for an upswing in the market for...
Fondaco dei Tedeschi
You would never guess from its blank facade along the Grand Canal, but this fondaco (trading house) was the Wall Street of Venice’s...
Ponte di Rialto
A superb feat of engineering, Antonio da Ponte’s 1592 Istrian stone span cost 250,000 gold ducats to construct – a staggering sum that...
That roar behind the Rialto means the DJ’s funk set is kicking in at All’Alba. Squeeze inside to order salami sandwiches (€1 to €2.50)...
Outstanding wine selections and cicheti featuring exceptional meats – boar salami, pancetta and velvety cured lardo di Colonnata that...
Ramo del Fontego dei Turchi 5362 · interesting places nearby
For the price of a souvenir T-shirt, a top-notch Veneto vintage recommended by well-versed staff could become a highlight of your visit – beyond DOC prosecco , there are Veneto Merlots with gumption, and surprisingly velvety Valpollicellas. This brick wine-cellar is right at the foot of the Rialto bridge, a convenient stop if you want to toast the sunset on your hotel terrace.