Venice & the Veneto - Castello (PDF Chapter)
Exploring sprawling Castello in its entirety in one blast will test your walking shoes. Start with its most compelling sites, all within a stone’s throw of San Marco and the Rialto.
- take an early-morning or evening stroll along Castello’s picturesque waterfront promenade, Riva degli Schiavoni
- gawk at the sheer scale of 14th-century Zanipolo church and admire the master works of painting and sculpture contained within
- get an insider’s view during special events held within the Venetian Republic’s vast hon-eycomb of a shipyard, Arsenale, once the world’s best-kept industrial secret
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.