Sights and Attractions in Venice

SIGHTS Accademia (Venetian painters: Bellini, Canaletto, Carpaccio etc.), Arsenale, Ca’d’Oro (15th c., most lavishly decorated Gothic palace of the city, houses the Gallery Fran-chetti); Ca’Pesaro (17th c., Baroque... Read more

Travel to Venice

HISTORY The not so easily accessible lagoon island became the government seat of the Venetian Sea-League in 811. The independent city state was founded in the 11th century... Read more

Map of Venice

VENICE Venice (324,000 inhabitants), the capital of the region of Veneto, was built on 118 islands in the Gulf of Venice, separated from the sea by juts of... Read more