The bell tower has fabulous views across Venice and there's a lift so you don't have to walk up hundreds of stairs! Was a little busy when we went but still worth it for the views.
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So the water bus number 2 from the Grand Canal just left from St Marks square takes you to the beautiful peaceful calm island of San Giorgio Maggiore.Here at 11.am on a Monday morning no queue at all to go up the bell tower (unlike...More
Best view from on high in Venice. There is no queue to go up the tower and its cheaper than the tower in San Marco.
Great location, surprisingly easy to get to, beautiful white facade. Inside the theme is continued, with a spacious, airy theme interspersed with some serious artwork. I decided not to pay the 6 euros to ascend the campanile once I saw the queue, but I've no...More
Across the Lagoon from St Mark's Square - Arriving at Salute ACTV Dock - is so impressive.. by going on a Sunday Morning there was absolutely no crowds. There is a mass at 11am so visit the interior and follow signs to the bell tower...More
A nice basilika to visit and there are an ascensor to go to the campanile, from where you have a wonderful view over place San Marco and the city.
Main building is free, but you can pay to take elevator up in the campanile. However, we happened to visit on a Wed when the various art exhibits were closed, so we didn't have access to as much of the grounds as we hoped. For...More
Do not miss San Giorgio. The church design is by Palladio and we loved the harmony of the lines. Make sure you go up on the Campanile (it has an elevator) best views of venice and the lagoon
We took the vaporetto,on a visit to the campanile, the views from the vaporetto are breathtaking, its a must, minimal crowds, hardly any waiting time