Venice & the Veneto - San Marco (Chapter)
The San Marco neighbourhood is Venice’s oldest and most famous. With the palace, prisons, government offices, mint and library crowding around the basilica, Piazza San Marco was the fulcrum of Venetian power and it still attracts throngs of visitors today.
- join the chorus of gasps rippling through the crowd as you enter the Basilica di San Marco while looking up to discover angels dancing across 8500 sq metres of glittering golden mosaics
- shout brava! for encore performances at La Fenice, Venice’s jewel-box opera house
- discover dark secrets and blockbuster exhibitions behind the rosy facade of Palazzo Ducale
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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