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Campo Santa Margherita is one of the secret places in Venice, not on the radar of most of the tourists, trudging through Venice. The best place to sit and relax is the outdoor seating area of Cafe Al Fontego. This place combines a splendid view...More
The menu you get at the table contains lower prices that apply only to take-out orders. Information about this is given in small print at the bottom on only one of the pages in such a way that it is easy to overlook. The price...More
Travelling with a group of 36 and had two shifts of breakfast and it was a disaster. Firstly we were served orange juice (or was it something else), then a croissant. Then watered down coffee. We all left hungry. As we were the first group,...More
When we arrived we were given the menus that included drinks- when the waiter asked what we would like we asked for 4 cappuccinos - he then laughed at us loudly for asking for coffees - (asking for Italian coffee in Italy, how terrible are...More
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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob
in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbours exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.