Strategically located two minutes from Piazza San Marco and very close to Rialto Bridge, the elegant apartments Al Bailo Luxury Apartments, are the perfect starting point to travel the winding Venetian alleyways.
It is located in the Antico Sestiere di Castello right in front of San Lorenzo Church where legend says that Marco Polo was buried, a famous citizen of Venice, the first great Adventurer in History.
A short distance from the apartments, you can visit the San Giorgio dei Greci Church (a Greek Orthodox Cathedral), the San Giorgio degli Schiavoni School (location of an art museum with the circular paintings of Carpaccio), the imposing San Giovanni e Paolo Church (also called the pantheon of Venice for the doges and Venetian citizens buried here), the Colleoni Monument (Renaissance equestrian statue, dedicated to the horseman of the same name) and the first church of the city, the majestic San Pietro di Castello Church (private church of the doges from 775-1451 then a cathedral and city church until 1807).
The ’Arsenale of Venice with its Naval History Museum and the International Exhibition Gardens from the “Biennale di Venezia” are just a pleasant stroll along the Riva degli Schiavoni. Additionally, its not far from the Al Bailo Luxury Apartments, you can discover the Sant’Elena Gardens, the largest green space in the city with a playground for your children.