Dorsoduro, Venice

4.9
#2 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Venice
Explore the quieter side of the city in Dorsoduro, where a slice of "authentic Venice" can still be found. Cross the lovely Accademia Bridge from St. Mark’s Square and get lost in the comparatively peaceful streets of a neighborhood historically inhabited by artists and students. Surrounded by graffiti-filled streets, local restaurants, and Venetians going about their business, visit some art galleries, such as the Galleria dell’Accademia and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, housed within beautiful palace architecture. Use our Venice travel planner to visit Dorsoduro on your trip to Venice, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Amazing place , don't miss it I can't wait to come back !!!! Vence is very romantic , It's like to be in another world .....  more »
  • And that we did. From our nearby B&B we walked and got lost and that was ok. It was quiet and so beautiful. It was nice to just wander and get the feel of the non-commercialized side of Venice.  more »
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