Where to stay around San Marco?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,775 holiday lettings near San Marco. From 128 Houses to 8 Villas, 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 San Marco is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Marco?

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 San Marco:

  • Cannaregio: 1,755 holiday homes
  • Castello: 1,555 holiday homes
  • Dorsoduro: 1,599 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 San Marco?

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

  • St. Mark's Square: 3,044 holiday lettings
  • San Samuele Square: 3,059 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti: 3,053 holiday lettings
  • St. Mark's Basilica: 2,993 holiday lettings
  • La Fenice Opera House: 3,020 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around San Marco 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 Houses in San Marco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 128 Houses in San Marco. Our other popular types of San Marco holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Castles: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I rent downtown rentals in San Marco?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 902 downtown rentals in San Marco. You have also many other possibilities in San Marco area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 202 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 102 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 2 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in San Marco?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in San Marco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

    If you are thinking of visiting Venice, and really want to stay at the heart of things, then the San Marco district is the ideal place to take a holiday rental apartment. This is the busy, bustling and sometimes chaotic centre of Venice that every tourist at one point or another will visit. Pick the location of your apartment well, and your holidays in San Marco, Venice, will have the best of both worlds – peace and quiet at night, and close access to all the main tourist sites by day.

    Things to Do on Holiday in San Marco, Venice, Italy

    The San Marco district, or Saint Mark district, is famous for its imposing piazza and the surrounding buildings. One visit here soon proves why, and despite the amount of tourists during the high season, it is still a remarkable place. Dominating the piazza on its eastern face, is the huge basilica of Saint Mark, with huge arches and marble décor, you will need to make sure that your camera is fully charged and has enough space for plenty of photos! After a sit down at one of the many cafés and bars on the piazza, you could carry on to the clock tower, and then perhaps carry on wandering around the streets that lead off in pursuit of some retail therapy in the many shops.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in San Marco, Venice, Italy

    It goes without saying, that your holidays in San Marco, Venice, would not be complete without a Gondola trip along one of the canals. If you are going to do this, don’t do it on day one, but rather leave it a few days so that you can ascertain the best place to take a ride. The most touristy offerings are not always the best! The canal system is such a vital part of Venice, that a visit to one of the museums dedicated to recording the history of the city would not go amiss. Add on to this art galleries and musical offerings featuring the works of Vivaldi, and you will soon wish you had booked extra time in order to do and see more of this fascinating place.

    Weather in San Marco, Venice, Italy

    Staying at self catering accommodation in San Marco, Venice, is popular all the year around, due to the generally good weather. That said, some months are definitely better than others. July and August can seem a little too hot and humid for those people travelling from the United Kingdom and other parts of Northern Europe, whilst the winter months can seem a little chilly. Spring and Autumn make for the most pleasant times to visit, although it pays to be aware that late autumn can see heavy thunderstorms which can cause some of the canals to overflow.

    Travel to San Marco, Venice, Italy

    As you would expect from a major city, Venice is well connected through its international airport, meaning that flights into Marco Polo (VCE) come in from virtually every capital city and many major other ones besides. British Airways, Ryan Air, easyJet and BMI Baby fly into Venice from airports such as London Gatwick (LGW), Birmingham (BHX), Manchester (MAN), Glasgow (GLA) and Bristol (BRS).

    Sightseeing in and around San Marco

    Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes San Marco a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sea Life Jesolo (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
    • Zattere (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Venissa Vineyard (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Circolo Golf Venezia Alberoni (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Golf Club Villa Condulmer (10.6 mi / 17 km)
    • Ca' della Nave Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of San Marco

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, San Marco is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Grand Canal (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Bacino San Marco (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • San Giorgio Maggiore (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • La Giudecca (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Papadopoli Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Giardini della Biennale (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)