If you're a first time visitor to San Marco, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions near San Marco.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions near San Marco.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"DAY 5 line up bright and early for the Doge's Palace, have lunch before visiting the Gallerie dell'Accademia or Peggy Guggenheim Collection, visit Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute and Punta della Dogana around sunset" See More
"The not so famous Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo close to Rialto Bridge is amazing !" See More
"You can walk to Rialto Bridge and San Marco Square in 10 minutes and it's a joy to come back to peace and quiet and lovely local restaurants." See More
"All the museum are not free entry, but let's invest to see the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and the Palazzo Fortuny" See More
"The third option, and the one that will get you closest to Campo San Polo, is to take the boat to Sant'Angelo and then pay €2 to catch a traghetto across the canal to San Tomà." See More
"Hi Michael, Bistrot De Venise is Unique and Romantic and Venetian" See More
"As for places to go: Ostaria dei Zemei - Great cicheti." See More
"Some suggestions are to lose yourself on the ways (here called Calle) starting from the food and fish market close to Rialto Bridge, after a quick snack (tramezzino and a prosecco wine), you can go to se the La Biennale di Venezia and, if you still have energy you can take your camera and take the Ponte dell'Accademia as start point of your pics journey." See More
"When I studied there I lived in the Dorsoduro quarter, the University gives it a more student and less-touristy vibe." See More
"Harry's Bar is also an old Hemingway hangout where you can try the birthplace of the Bellini." See More
"You should visit: Basilica di San Marco Doge's Palace Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Gallerie dell'Accademia but wander into any church in Venice (there are many) and you will see amazing art for free." See More
"Loved walking through Fondazione Giorgio Cini and exploring Grassi Palace (really cool looking on the inside)." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about San Marco.
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