Dorsoduro, Venice

4.9
Explore the quieter side of the city in Dorsoduro, where a slice of "authentic Venice" can still be found. Cross the lovely Accademia Bridge from St. Mark’s Square and get lost in the comparatively peaceful streets of a neighborhood historically inhabited by artists and students. Surrounded by graffiti-filled streets, local restaurants, and Venetians going about their business, visit some art galleries, such as the Galleria dell’Accademia and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, housed within beautiful palace architecture. Use our Venice travel planner to visit Dorsoduro on your trip to Venice, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Dorsoduro
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Dorsoduro Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
2,375 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The left hand side of Dorosoduro you have the sunny Zattere a long paved area where locals walk their dogs, children on scooters, more local life - the righthand side is the Grande Canale which is...  more »
  • His street art is famous the world over with his pop up art around aimed at surprising everyone. What a contrast to the Tintoretto & other glorious art in all the museums of Venice. I can't tell you....  more »
  • Amazing place , don't miss it I can't wait to come back !!!! Vence is very romantic , It's like to be in another world .....  more »

Plan your trip to Venice

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Venice

See all ›
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Venice

See all ›
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Venice

4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Venice

4.8
Duration: 4 hours
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
5.0
Duration: 3 hours

Shopping in Venice

See all ›
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Venice

4.1
Duration: 30 minutes
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
4.9
Duration: 1 hour
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Plans to Dorsoduro by other users

60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 36 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 19 days in Cinque Terre, Venice & Croatia BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 5 days in Venice BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 45 days in Europe BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Venice BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Province of Belluno & Venice BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Venice BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA July, relaxing, popular sights Preferences: July, relaxing Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 23 days in Oswiecim, Hohenschwangau & Italy BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans