Cannaregio is the northernmost of the six historic districts of Venice. It is the second largest district by land area and the largest by population, with 13,169 people. Isola di San Michele, the historic cemetery island, is associated with the district. The Cannaregio Canal, which was the main route into the city until the construction of a railway link to the mainland, gave the district its name. Development began in the 11 century. Today, the areas of the district along the Grand Canal from the train station to the Rialto Bridge are packed with tourists, but the rest of Cannaregio is residential and relatively peaceful, with morning markets, neighborhood shops, and small cafés.

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Cannaregio tours

Venice Food Tour: Cicchetti and Wine

Discover the locals’ favorite ‘cicchetti’ bars in Venice, enjoying the city’s famous tapas-style dishes with an expert guide! The exciting 2.5-hour food tour includes visits to five atmospheric wine bars, a walk around Rialto Market and a short Traghetti (Traghetto) ride. Choose from a morning...

Venice Canal Cruise: 2-Hour Grand Canal and Secret Canals Small Group Tour by Boat

Explore some of the smaller, secret Venetian canals by motorboat on a 2-hour cruise, and discover the neighborhoods of Cannaregio, the Jewish Ghetto and Dorsoduro as well as the Grand Canal, too! While hearing anecdotes and history about the enchanting city from an onboard guide, look out for sights...

Private Tour: Venice Half-Day Walking Tour

See the sights you want to see in Venice on this 3-hour tour with a private, professional guide. Customized entirely on your preferences (based on the information supplied at the time of booking), the itinerary is totally flexible. See the world-famous attractions that Venice is known for, such as the...

Jewish Ghetto and Cannaregio Food Tour with Dinner in Venice

Explore Venice's Jewish ghetto, part of the Cannaregio district, from a culinary perspective on this food walking tour with a food-connoisseur guide. You'll visit six different eateries to sample authentic dishes like risotto and baked goods. The tastings add up to dinner.

Small Group Sweet Taste of Venice with Dessert Samples and Coffee

Sweets lovers and coffee lovers alike will want to jump on this tour of traditional Venetian bakeries. Discover the secrets behind Italian caffè culture and taste some of Venice’s best desserts as you mingle with locals in Cannaregio and Castello.

Welcome to Venice Small Group Walking Tour with Basilica San Marco and Gondola Ride

If you’ve always wanted to explore enchanting Venice on foot and from the water, the Venice Walking Tour & Gondola Ride is the perfect introduction to this magical city. You’ll enjoy Venice’s finest sights and hidden gems with a local insider, and to top it off you’ll take a relaxing,...

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