Our Accommodations

Casa Gialla Barche Quadri Colorati:  Our Burano apartment. (Fondamenta di Cao Meleca; +39 3354 417 06)

High Priority Sites

Basilica San Marco:  An overview of the basilica is provided by Wikipedia.  The museum of the cathedral has an official web-site.  Wikipedia also devotes a page to St. Mark's Campanile.

Galleria dell'Accademia:  See Wikipedia for a description of the museum.

Other Starred Sites

Doge's Palace Wikipedia provides a description of the Doge's Palace.  Hidden Italy includes information for a Secret Itineraries tour.  A special Henri Rousseau exhibition is on display now.  Secret itineraries in English are offered at 9:55, 10:45 and 11:35 daily.  Book in advance at the palace or on the phone (041 272 5911).

Museo Di Storia Naturale Di Venezia:  A brief introduction to the museum is provided by Wikipedia.  The on-line encyclopedia also offers a history of the Fondaco Dei Turchi, the grand palace in which the museum is housed.

Museo Correr:  The wealthy Abbot Teodoro Correr's collection is at the heart of the museum.  An interesting exhibit is now on display: New Objectivity -- Art In Germany At The Time Of The Weimar Republic, 1919-1933.  See the Museo Correr site for a description of the exhibition.

Ca 'Pesaro:

Peggy Guggenheim Collection Wikipedia provides an overview of the collection.

Other Possible Sites

Jewish Ghetto:  The history and geography of the ghetto is described in Wikipedia Sacred Destinations also has an overview.  A Jewish Museum is in the former ghetto.

Scuola Grande Di San Rocco:  The building and its paintings are described by Wikipedia.

Ca' D'Oro:  A description of the palace is provided by Wikipedia.

Museo Diocesano d'Arte Sacre:  Includes a substantial Dali Collection.

San Giorgio Maggiore -- Wikipedia:

Scuola Di San Giorgio Degli Schiavoni -- Wikipedia:

Touring Information

Admittance To St. Mark's Square Museums:  Official site for tickets.  Note that this also includes a link for the Secret Itinerary Tour in the Doge's Palace.  See also VivaTicket.

Venice Travel Guide And Attractions:

Polo Museale Veneziano:

Beni Culturali E Turismo:



Useful Websites

Venice -- Wikipedia:


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