Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Dorsoduro

Come and experience Dorsoduro and its cathedral, museums and art galleries. This romantic and walkable city entices travellers with its boating and cafes. Ca' Rezzonico, Academy Gallery and Peggy Guggenheim Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Dorsoduro

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Dorsoduro a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea Life Jesolo (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Zattere (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Venissa Vineyard (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Circolo Golf Venezia Alberoni (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Golf Club Villa Condulmer (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Ca' della Nave Golf Club (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dorsoduro

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Dorsoduro is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Giudecca (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Papadopoli Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Grand Canal (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Bacino San Marco (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • San Giorgio Maggiore (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Giardini della Biennale (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Dorsoduro

The nearest airport is in Venice (VCE-Marco Polo), located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Treviso (TSF), which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dorsoduro?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,279 holiday lettings around Dorsoduro. From 1,119 flats & apartments to 101 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Dorsoduro?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Dorsoduro:

  • Cannaregio: 1,385 holiday homes
  • San Marco: 1,373 holiday homes
  • Castello: 1,160 holiday homes
  • Mestre: 1,433 holiday homes
  • San Polo: 1,265 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dorsoduro? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dorsoduro. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Squero di San Trovaso: 2,980 holiday lettings
  • Campo Santa Margherita: 2,958 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo Venier dei Leoni: 2,967 holiday lettings
  • Academy Bridge: 2,969 holiday lettings
  • I Gesuati: 2,983 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dorsoduro listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Dorsoduro?

Yes, of course. offers 1,119 Flats in Dorsoduro. Our other popular types of Dorsoduro holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 101 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,118 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 41 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dorsoduro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Dorsoduro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.