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San Giorgio Maggiore

Viewed from across San Marco Square, via the canal, the island of San Giorgio Maggiore is a wonder to behold. Located four minutes away by boat from St Mark’s pier in Venice, the island’s church, similarly named and its campanile, welcomes tourists with an amazing example of Italian renaissance architecture. Getting to the observation deck of the Bell Tower leads one to terrific views of St. Mark’s Church and Doge’s Palace. San Giorgio Maggiore hosts an ancient library, an aged Benedictine monastery, and should be on every visitor’s list of things to see in the area.

  • Visit San Giorgio Maggiore church, designed by Andrea Palladio and check out the choir stalls, the altar, and then later on climb the campanile to see amazing views of Venice, and the nearby island of Guidecca.
  • Check out the Grand Canal in Venice, which forms an important water corridor in the city; this is the best place to try out the gondola, vaporetti, and other water-based transportation.
  • Tour the Giorgio Cini Monument Foundation in San Giorgio Maggiore, and learn about the history of the island, and origins of the various monuments found there.

Venice is a city that uses waterways as a transport means, although other transport modes are also used. If you use trains, you will use either the Santa Lucia or Mestre station and then switch to a waterborne means of getting to the island. Buses, too use the same station, and are very affordable. However, the best way to get to San Giorgio Maggiore is by ferry, waterbus, or vaporetti. These are quick water-boats that have stops all over the city, and are affordable. Nonetheless, once on the island, walking is the best way to see the sights.

Hotels near San Giorgio Maggiore

297 hotels near San Giorgio Maggiore

1 Bella Venezia Hotel Venice

4 stars
4.5 / 5 21 reviews

Calle dei fabbri 4701/11 Map

Featuring plush accommodations and top-notch facilities housed in a 16th-century building, Bella Venezia Hotel Venice creates an ideal base for travellers visiting Venice. This centrally located... More

2 Starhotels Splendid Venice

4 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

San Marco Mercerie, 760 Map

Offering comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities, the Starhotels Splendid Venice is an ideal place to spend your relaxing vacation. GeneralThe property provides banquet as well as... More

3 Campiello Hotel Venice

3 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

Castello 4647 Map

With a prime central location, Hotel Campiello Venice offers the perfect combination of relaxation and convenience for you to have a wonderful holiday in the most magical city in the world. ... More

4 Torino Hotel Venice

3 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

Calle Delle Ostreghe, 2356 Map

Enveloped by the warm atmosphere of its Venetian style interior, Torino Hotel Venice treats its guests to truly special sensations, a love nest for an exclusive and romantic getaway. GeneralIf you... More

5 Antico Panada Hotel Venice

3 stars
4.6 / 5 16 reviews

Calle Degli specchieri , 646 Map

Boasting a tradition that dates from 1889 and hosted in an 18th century building, this hotel has always been a reference point for Italian and foreign tourists who wish to discover the beauty of... More

6 Ca Del Campo Hotel Venice

3 stars
5.0 / 5 3 reviews

Campo Della Guerra San Marco 511 Map

Stay at the Ca del Campo Hotel and enjoy the atmosphere of the old Venetian residence, which is still shining from the period furnishings and the ancient paintings decorating the hotel. GeneralAt... More

7 Royal San Marco & Suites Hotel Venice

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

Calle Dei Fabbri 848 Map

Being an oasis of relaxation, this property offers a pleasant ambience, high standards of comfort and convenient facilities for both business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralGuests... More

8 Al Gazzettino Hotel Venice

3 stars
2.0 / 5 3 reviews

San Marco 4971 Map

Al Gazzettino Hotel Venice offers comfortable accommodation and services for an enjoyable vacation. St Mark's Square, Ponte di Rialto, Academia, Bell Tower, Piazza San Marco and Antica Modisteria... More

9 Canaletto Hotel Venice

3 stars
4.8 / 5 4 reviews

Castello 5487 Map

Blending old-world Venetian charm and traditional hospitality, Canaletto Hotel Venice welcomes holidaymakers to the historic home of Giovanni Antonio Canal in the City of Water. This Venice hotel... More

10 Firenze Hotel Venice

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

San Marco 1490 Map

This property offers you all the expected facilities and comforts along with the added value of an attentive service. GeneralDuring leisure, guests can relax at the lobby or explore the... More