What you absolutely have to make in Venice?
The More Festival reveals a top of addresses for those who dare go beyond the tourist paths.
THE ROMANTIC GARDEN OF THE PALAZZO SORANZO-CAPPELLO
In the district of Santa Croce, known for its palaces, you will find the Palazzo Soranzo-Cappello with a huge garden completely renovated.
On the condition of being discreet, it's possible to visit it in the office hours.
Certainly one of the most beautiful of Venice, wr have effigy of Roman emperors, statues, fruit trees...
Who says "ends of visit" says "BIG snack": you can pass at the Pasticceria Rio Marin!
JEWISH DISTRICT: THE GHETTO OF VENICE
The ghetto of Venice is situated in the district of Cannaregio.
There isn't a lot of breathtaking monuments, but remains interesting to discover and understand the history of the Jews of Venice.
Take a break at the Volpe pastry and enjoy a typical Jewish cake.
DO GROCERY SHOPPING AT THE ORGANIC MARKET!
In the prison for women of the Giudecca of Venice, discover a space of 6 000m² and belonging to the Convento delle Convertite.
Baptized "Orto delle Meraviglie" ("Garden of the Wonderland"), it's hand-maintened by about ten prisoners.
A market of fresh products which takes places every day in the morning (except sunday).
Although the factory itself allows no visitors in order to keep Mariano Fortuny's trade secrets, the showroom is open to the public on week days, and the adjacent gardens can be visited.
GO TO THE LIDO!
It's a very long island of 12km (7.46 miles) where lots of venetian live!
Easily accessible by vaporettos.
It's absolutely necessary to rent bikes to be able to move quietly and travel all the island!
Rent bikes: +39 041 2760005 or Stefano's mobile : +39 682 3387
You can dive into the Adriatic sea (not the laguna!) after having spent a morning walking around the city.
You have the choice between differents beaches but the most cool is Excelsior (private beach) where all the Mostra del Cinema happens in september!
Don't forget the LAGUNA ISLANDS (Burano with its beautiful colored fisherman small houses, Murano with its fantastic glass blowers galleries and shops, San Francesco del Deserto and its cloister still in activity and Torcello, the original spot where venetian stood before setting up in the actual Venice around Rialto) and its fabulous restaurants !
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DON'T FORGET THE CLASSICS !
SAN MARCO BASILIC
Situated on the Saint Marc's square, the basilica is THE cathedral of the city and one of its most famous monuments... A classic venetian!
And don't forget to visit the originals Horses inside the museum (replicas are outside) and the campanile of San Marco to have a beautiful 360° view from the heart of the city.
This huge church crowned with a dome and posed almost in the mouth of Grand Canal compose one of the landscapes the most known in Venice.
You can find famous painting of Tintoret, Titien and fantastic altarpieces of Luca Giordiano.