San Polo is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. San Polo is a great home base for exploring the greater Venice area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.
Sightseeing around San Polo
The area's storied past is told through its monuments and historic sites, while the museums provide some cultural flavor. Palazzo Barbarigo, Confraternity of St. Roch, and Fortuny Museum feature a variety of exhibits. Attractions like Ca'Pesaro, Palazzo Grassi, and Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista can be part of your cultural tour. Church of San Polo, St. Mary of the Friars, and Church of St. Roch are significant monuments. Learn about the local history at Palazzo Tiepolo, Mocenigo Palace, and Pescaria. Create some family memories at Aqualandia, Jesolandia Amusement Park, and Kartodromo Pista Azzurra.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping and boating. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Papadopoli Gardens, Giardini della Biennale, or Giardini Pubblici. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by San Toma Waterbus, Ca' D'Oro Waterbus, and San Marcuola Waterbus Stop.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Rialto Bridge, St. Mark's Basilica, and Ca' d'Oro. Campo San Polo, Frari Square, and San Stae will also leave an impression.
Getting around San Polo
Learn about your options for water transportation at the marina.
The Venice (VCE-Marco Polo) airport is 4.7 miles (7.5 km) from San Polo. The next closest airport is Treviso (TSF), located 16.2 miles (26 km) away.