If you opt to spend your holiday in Venice in a rental apartment in the Cannaregio district you will certainly find it an ideal location for making the most of your holiday in this magical city.
This district is especially convenient for anyone who decides to come to Venice by train with the Santa Lucia railway station which has easy access from the mainland.
Apartments in Cannaregio are excellent for exploring Venice’s lagoon. From the Fondamenta Nove to the north of the city, you can reach the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello, attractions which should not be missed during your stay in the lagoon city.
Staying in Cannaregio also means being in one of the largest and most populous districts of Venice. It is divided into two distinct zones by the Strada Nova, which is effectively an artery linking the railway station to Rialto and San Marco. The zone to the south of the district, in the vicinity of the Strada Nova and the Grand Canal, is vibrant, popular with tourists and has a wide variety of shops and restaurants. However, only a short distance from here, in the northern part, you will find a completely different area which has a calm and relaxed atmosphere where you can mingle with Venetians and go to the traditional bars which they frequent.
A short distance from your holiday apartment in the historic centre of Venice there are also many interesting cultural and historic sights. These include the church of San Geremia which conserves the remains of Santa Lucia, the renowned Chiesa degli Scalzi and the church of the Madonna dell’Orto where you can admire the works of artists such as Tintoretto, Titian and Bellini.
Cannaregio is also the Jewish Quarter, which is of undisputed historical importance as the home of the Jewish community of Venice. The Jewish Museum, which attracts many tourists and scholars every year, is located here.
Anyone wishing to try their luck can visit Venice’s famous casino, “Ca’Vendramin”, which, as well as being the oldest casino in the world, is also a stunning palazzo on the Grand Canal.
Visitors who book a holiday apartment in Venice’s Cannaregio district will have history, culture and sophistication on their doorstep and a convenient base for getting around the city.