Where to stay around Dorsoduro?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,599 holiday lettings near Dorsoduro. From 1,395 apartments to 123 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dorsoduro is on HomeAway.

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:

  • San Marco: 1,775 holiday homes
  • Cannaregio: 1,755 holiday homes
  • Castello: 1,555 holiday homes
  • San Polo: 1,785 holiday homes
  • Giudecca: 1,206 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?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dorsoduro. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Accademia Waterbus: 2,920 holiday lettings
  • Campo Santa Margherita: 3,006 holiday lettings
  • Salute Waterbus: 3,006 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo Venier dei Leoni: 2,988 holiday lettings
  • Squero di San Trovaso: 3,004 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dorsoduro listed on HomeAway 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 apartments in Dorsoduro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,395 apartments in Dorsoduro. Our other popular types of Dorsoduro holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 123 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Castles: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dorsoduro?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Dorsoduro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Dorsoduro also enquired about apartments in San Marco, apartments in Castello and apartments in Cannaregio

    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy, Your Home Away From Home

    If you are looking to stay at an apartment in Venice, where there is a more relaxed, almost student atmosphere; late night bars, and somewhere away from the tourist traps, then Dorsoduro is for you. The area carries with it a youthful vibe and an artistic feel. The canals seem more beautiful here, and overall, you will experience a sense of community whilst on holidays in Dorsoduro, Venice.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Dorsoduro, Venice

    The heart of this district, is the Campo Santa Margherita, where you will find antique stalls, cafés, markets and supermarkets by day. This is particularly useful if you are staying in self catering accommodation in Dorsoduro, Venice. At night, this then becomes one of the most lively spots in Venice, although do not go expecting some Ibiza-like experience! Venice overall is pretty tame. A place that all people on holidays in Dorsoduro should visit is the Accademia, which is the great art gallery of Venice. There is an awe inspiring collection here from many of the great masters, and even those people with only a passing interest in art cannot fail but to be impressed. There is also a museum of modern art, known as the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, which should be seen as well, as much to find out about the story behind the place as the art itself.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Dorsoduro, Venice

    It goes without saying that whilst in Venice, a ride along a canal on a gondola is essential! Touristy? Yes. Tacky? Possibly. But still, it has to be done! With that in the bag, a trip to the San Marco Piazza should also be on the agenda, where a good day can be spent wandering around the various churches and other buildings that surround it. The streets leading off also have some nice shopping opportunities. A day walking tour would also be time well spent, and information about these can be found at the tourist information offices.

    Weather in Dorsoduro, Venice

    Whilst there is no official tourist season as such, there are certainly months when the weather is more suitable for holidays in Dorsoduro, Venice. The mid spring to late summer are the best months, where the temperature is warm (early twenties degrees Celsius), and the humidity of July and August not present. The winter time can see temperatures drop to around 8 to 11 degrees Celsius and the average annual rainfall figure is around 16 inches.

    Travel to Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy

    If you are staying at an apartment in Dorsoduro, Venice, then you will more likely than not be arriving by air. Marco Polo airport (VCE) serves the city, and is found just 12 km away. Most major airlines fly here from cities around the world, and these include Alitalia, British Airways, easyJet and Ryan Air. You may depart the UK from airports such as East Midlands (EMA), Newcastle(NCL), London Stansted (STN), Bristol (BRS) and Manchester (MAN).

    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)

    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)