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The picturesque island of Giudecca is home to the world-famous Hotel Cipriani.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 8 February 2019

We wanted to see the quiet section of Venice and thus ventured to the island of La Giudecca by water bus / Vaporetto & it was easy. The area does exude a special character of its own without the hustle & bustle of San Marco....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Giudecca is a little island in Venetian lagoon where where you can be away from the crowds and find cheaper accommodation. Although you have to constantly take the Vaporetto to San Marco. We found the island is good to visit to view the skyline of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

It was wonderful to sail past La Giudecca while on the cruise ship and also when we were on a water taxi that took us around La Giudecca to see the island from the other side.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

a peaceful place for those tired of the crowded main island's noise. easy and calm lifeflow, if you have time - just switch off your GPS, turn from the seafront to any arch and enjoy the inner life of Giudecca )) a lot of small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Denis I
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Best place to sit outside a bar and drink your afternoon spritz, watching the sunset and looking across the water to San Marco. If a huge cruise liner sails past it will astound you just how huge these ships are!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jacqui s
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We looked at the reviews and introduction about Giudecca Island while we were in Venice, we didn't find too many information. We decided to go there for a quick visit anyway. However, we were fascinated with its beauty, wonderful quiet walking paths, watching towers and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank gsw888
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

An interesting experience. We stayed on giudecca mostly because the hotel that I wanted had excellent reviews, and happened to be there. We arrived via a very expensive water taxi in the early evening, and to be quite honest, were completely underwhelmed. We dropped our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
7  Thank chyechka
Reviewed 13 July 2018

A wonderful alternative to the more expensive places to stay in Venice proper, far away from the crowds and tourist vendors. Amazing views across the Giudecca Canal. Two minutes to Venice proper via the #2 vaporetto.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Janine J
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Just get out and walk around all of the canals - Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge, etc. Wander through the alleys. I would recommend taking a gondola ride or at least a water taxi to see it from the water. If you head over to Murano...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank barbaramcmahon
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely peaceful island. Perfect for relaxing at the end of a l9ng day on your feet. There's lots of lanes to stroll down and things to find and just near the Palante water bus pontoon is a delightful restaurant, Tratorria Dom Or I, friendly,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank rachelbsp
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Giudecca is a retreat for Venetians away from the
crowds. Symbolically, six metal teeth represent
Venice’s six sestieri (districts); the seventh,
Guidecca, points away from the others – part of
Dorsoduro, but separated by the Giudecca Canal.
Giudecca evolved from a center of shipyards and
factories to a quiet residential area with a
sprinkling of restaurants and bars. The majestic
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Faith F
25 January 2018|
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Response from Anietta18 | Reviewed this property |
In January and February it‘s quite cool in the mornings around 5-6 degrees Centigrade. During daytime around 8-10, but often the sun is shining so you can even sit on outside for a drink. Our hotel wasn‘t on the Giudecca, so... More
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25 January 2018|
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Response from TheHotelGuru10 | Reviewed this property |
There is only ONE WAY to dress when you travel ... LIKE AN ONION ! You wear slightly lighter clothes underneath & warmer clothes over it like a rain type jacket. That way you can undress some of the hot clothes when it is... More
Paige B
6 December 2017|
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Response from centralvic | Reviewed this property |
The vaporetto service is the only way, and it's really easy. Just go to the nearest stop as if it's a bus stop. It's not expensive. We bought a 2 day pass for around 15 euro, which lets you travel as much as you like. There... More