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DISTRICT OF CASTELLO, VENICE’S HISTORIC CENTRE

The green tail of Venice, Biennale d’Arte and Arsenale di Venezia

If Venice vaguely resembles the shape of a fish, then Castello is the fish’s tail.  Located in the most easterly part of the city, it is the biggest and most diverse of the 6 districts and it is here that the Arsenale is found, an ancient naval shipyard, as well as being a fortified centre hidden behind its high towers. It is also the greenest part of Venice because of the Napoleonic Gardens, the city’s largest park which is home, amongst others, to the famous Biennale d’Arte di Venezia. The imposing Basilica of San Pietro di Castello, an ancient episcopal seat before the Basilica of San Marco, is well worth a visit as is the wonderful Chiesa di San Zaccaria which contains a stunning Madonna and child painting by Bellini.  If you continue along the Riva degli Schiavoni, you will enjoy a delightful walk reaching Piazza San Marco in 10 minutes.
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If Venice vaguely resembles the shape of a fish, then Castello is the fish’s tail.  Located in the most easterly part of the city, it is the biggest and most diverse of the 6 districts and it is here that the Arsenale is found, an ancient naval shipyard, as well as being a fortified centre hidden behind its high towers. It is also the greenest part of Venice because of the Napoleonic Gardens, the city’s largest park which is home, amongst others, to the famous Biennale d’Arte di Venezia. The imposing Basilica of San Pietro di Castello, an ancient episcopal seat before the Basilica of San Marco, is well worth a visit as is the wonderful Chiesa di San Zaccaria which contains a stunning Madonna and child painting by Bellini.  If you continue along the Riva degli Schiavoni, you will enjoy a delightful walk reaching Piazza San Marco in 10 minutes.
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Persons: 2
Excellent 8.8
Rooms: 1
Rialto

Situated close to Campo Santa Marina, the apartment enjoy a strategic position to reach the most important interesting points of the town. The apartme...

Daily price from: € 104
Persons: 2
Wonderful 9.2
Rooms: 1
Rialto

The recently restored and a splendid terrace are the characteristics of this nice apartment, very well furnished from the owner. It is divided in two ...

Daily price from: € 160
Persons: 2
Excellent 9.0
Rooms: 1
Rialto

Beautiful apartment between Campo Santa Marina and Campo Santa Maria Formosa is situated on the third floor of a Venetian palace where is located also...

Daily price from: € 144
Persons: 2+1
Wonderful 9.2
Rooms: 1
Arsenale - Biennale

Newly renovated apartment in the historic center of Venice located in the Arsenale prices, a few minutes from Piazza San Marco and the gardens of the ...

Daily price from: € 104
Persons: 2+1
Wonderful 9.2
Rooms: 0
San Marco

This bright apartment situated on the first floor of a palace very closed to St. Mark’s Square has the typical Venetian marble floor and it is divided...

Daily price from: € 116
Persons: 2+1
Excellent 8.8
Rooms: 1
Rialto

Very bright apartment closed to Rialto and St. Mark’s Square. Located in a quiet but central area it has the typical Venetian marble floor and a moder...

Daily price from: € 128
Persons: 4+0
Excellent 8.8
Rooms: 2
Arsenale - Biennale

The Bragora apartment is located in the historic center of Venice, less than a 10-minute walk from Piazza San Marco and the Biennale Gardens. It is lo...

Daily price from: € 156
Persons: 4+0
Rooms: 2
Arsenale - Biennale

The Bragora Garden apartment is located in the historic center of Venice, less than a 10-minute walk from Piazza San Marco and the Biennale Gardens. I...

Daily price from: € 156
Persons: 2+2
Excellent 8.4
Rooms: 1
Arsenale - Biennale

Apartment located in the historic center of Venice with magnificent views of the Scuola Grande di San Marco and the Basilica of San Giovanni e Paolo. ...

Daily price from: € 112
Persons: 2+2
Rooms: 1
Arsenale - Biennale

The apartment is located in the historic center, in a quiet street a few steps from Campo Santa Maria Formosa. The apartment consists of a large doubl...

Daily price from: € 156
Persons: 4+0
Rooms: 2
San Marco

Very bright apartment with a splendid terrace and a large living room. The apartment is on 2 floors: on the upper floor (3rd and last floor of the bui...

Daily price from: € 211
Persons: 2+2
Excellent 9.0
Rooms: 1
Arsenale - Biennale

The apartment 'Arsenale' has recently been fully restored. It is a perfect solution for a couple or a family with children. All the luxury finishings,...

Daily price from: € 91
Persons: 4+0
Excellent 8.4
Rooms: 2
Arsenale - Biennale

Superb newly renovated apartment located near the magnificent Via Garibaldi, a very characteristic and typically Venetian area. A few steps from the B...

Daily price from: € 160
Persons: 4
Excellent 9.0
Rooms: 2
Arsenale - Biennale

A lovely living room and a little terrace are the main features of this apartment, with air conditioning, two double bedrooms, one bathroom with showe...

Daily price from: € 230
Persons: 4
Wonderful 9.2
Rooms: 2
Arsenale - Biennale

From the roof terrace of the apartment Grittina you can enjoy a wonderful view of Venice on high.

Daily price from: € 266
Persons: 2+2
Excellent 8.6
Rooms: 1
Arsenale - Biennale

A charming apartment on the second floor of a building in a quiet area close to Venice’s famous Biennale. It consists of a pleasant open plan sitting...

Daily price from: € 96
Persons: 4+1
Excellent 9.0
Rooms: 2
Arsenale - Biennale

Divided into three floors, with two bright terraces and views over the city's rooftops, the Biennale Terrace apartment is located in a quiet area near...

Daily price from: € 139
Persons: 4+1
Excellent 8.9
Rooms: 2
Rialto

This apartment has a delightful view over the famous Campo San Giovanni e Paolo. It is a very welcoming and functional apartment and is in an ideal l...

Daily price from: € 133
Persons: 4+1
Rooms: 2
Arsenale - Biennale

Nice apartment on the ground floor (no high water) composed of two large bedrooms (both with a private bathroom), a living area with kitchen and dinin...

Daily price from: € 120
Persons: 4+2
Excellent 8.8
Rooms: 2
Rialto

Bright apartment with a splendid terrace and a wide living room with double sofa bed. The apartment is divided in two floors: on the second one (3rd a...

Daily price from: € 148
Persons: 4+2
Excellent 9.0
Rooms: 2
San Marco

A wonderful rooftops view with S.Marco tower bell on the side, characterize this apartment situated on the third floor, 2 minutes far from San Marco s...

Daily price from: € 114
Persons: 4+2
Excellent 8.6
Rooms: 2
San Marco

Situated on the third floor of a building 2 minutes far from San Marco square, the apartment is composed from a charm living room with a kitchenette, ...

Daily price from: € 116
Persons: 4+2
Wonderful 9.1
Rooms: 2
Arsenale - Biennale

This wonderful bright, modern style apartment on the fourth and top floor of a palazzo in Campo San Lorenzo has a panoramic view of the city and St Ma...

Daily price from: € 108
Persons: 8+0
Rooms: 4
Arsenale - Biennale

Magnificent villa with private garden consisting of two separate apartments. In total we find 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living rooms, 2 kitchens and ...

Daily price from: € 411
Persons: 6+2
Wonderful 9.1
Rooms: 3
Arsenale - Biennale

Magnificent newly renovated apartment located near Campo San Giovanni e Paolo. The apartment consists of two living rooms, a fully equipped kitchen, t...

Daily price from: € 270
Persons: 8+4
Excellent 9.0
Rooms: 4
San Marco

The Residence San Marco is composed of two adjacent apartments, each apartment is composed of: living room with fully equipped kitchen, two double bed...

Daily price from: € 225