If you wish to spend your holiday in Venice in the oldest and most traditional part of the city, you should definitely consider renting a flat in the Rialto Market – Frari zone.
Here in the Sestiere (district) of San Polo, a few steps from your Venice flat, is the historic Rialto Market. It is well worth a visit and you will be able to mingle with Venetians and tourists to browse or buy the best fish, fruit and vegetable for lunch or supper.
In the surrounding area you will also find the church of San Giacometo – reproduced by Canaletto in one of his famous paintings.- considered to be the oldest church in Venice.
If you rent one of our apartments in this area of Venice you will be staying in the most dynamic part of the city. Close by, you will find the majestic Campo San Polo, an unmissable meeting place, full of bars and cafés, which is famous as somewhere for Venetians to gather together.
Also near our accommodation in this area of Venice is the Campo Santa Margherita which is a famous place for young people to meet outdoors. This is the university zone and, as a result, you will encounter a lively and cheerful party atmosphere in the piazza with music and bars where you can drink a glass of wine and taste the delicious Venetian “cichetti”.
If you choose a holiday apartment in the Rialto Market – Frari zone, you will be staying close to the Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, one of the largest churches in Venice. It is custodian to several of the most beautiful and important works of art in Venice including Bellini’s Triptych, the wooden statue of St. John the Baptist by Donatello and the magnificent Assumption of the Virgin by Titian, a masterpiece which established him as one of the great masters of the Italian Renaissance.
Our holiday apartments in this part of Venice are also close to the museum dedicated to 18th century Venice, Ca’Rezzonico, a stunning palazzo on the Grand Canal, as well as to Carlo Goldoni’s house, now transformed into a museum.
Our apartments in Venice are also very near the Rialto Bridge, the most famous and important bridge on Venice’s Grand Canal.
Our holiday apartments in Venice are waiting to welcome you into the authentic atmosphere of ancient Venice.