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What you should know about Dorsoduro

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The islands of Venice are home to some fantastic accommodation areas, but the southern island of Dorsoduro is one of the most attractive and convenient. It also has some superb places to sleep, and all of its finest hotels can be found via We have partnered with hotels to cater for all budgets. Each listing includes location maps along with photographs of sample rooms. You can see at an instant if your favorite hotel offers wifi internet or accepts pets, and we also include accurate customer reviews to make choosing accommodation even easier. With, you can find hotels in Dorsoduro, Venice with exactly the right mix of facilities. If you book early, you can also enjoy big savings with our partner hotels.

What's Dorsoduro Like?

Located just to the south of the historical center of Venice, Dorsoduro is famous for being the highest part of town. It is also home to many of Venice's most beautiful churches, including the astonishing two domed architecture of the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute. Visit the modern art on show at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, see master works from the Renaissance era at the Gallerie dell'Accademia and tour some of Venice's most luxurious palaces such as the Palazzo Dario. Enjoy some seclusion on the island of Giudecca, cool off at the swimming pool on Sacca Fisola and take a gondola ride along the Grand Canal to see world famous landmarks like the Rialto Bridge. From hotels in Dorsoduro, Venice, the whole city can be easily explore via water taxi. See the wonderful Cathedral of St Mark, the innumerable palaces or watch river based entertainment like the Venetian Regatta.

Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Venice

Venice has been welcoming tourists for generations, so its people are used to making visitors feel at home. If you can manage a few words of Italian, it always helps to make friends with the locals, so be brave and don't be afraid of making mistakes. The locals will be able to advise you about restaurants which cater for locals, and not just for tourists. At traditional Venetian eateries, you will be able to feast on seafood from the lagoon and the Adriatic Sea or nutritious polenta dishes, but try to avoid the tourist traps. Walking around Venice is a great way to see the city - although the canals are filled with taxis and gondolas. You can save money by staying on firm ground, but many visitors will not be able to resist the romance of a gondola ride. However you get around in Venice, book your accommodation now with

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