Venice, the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea.
Venice has decayed since its heyday and is heavily touristed (56000 residents and 20 million tourists per year), but the romantic charm remain.
Venice has the magical power to make you think that you live in a dream while walking across the lovely canals. Let’s explore the fairytale palaces of the city!

1. Palazzo Franchetti

The Palazzo Franchetti is a lovely palace located in San Marco, on the Grand Canal. It was built in the 16th century according to the Venetian Gothic style and improved during the 19th century!

2. Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo

The Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo is a charming small palace located on a remote street in San Marco. It is known for its external spiral staircase, after which it was named (bovolo means “snail”)!

3. Ca’ Dario

The Ca’ Dario, or Palazzo Dario, is considered as the most amazing palace of the city. It is located right in the Grand Canal and it was built in the 15th century. Rumor has it that it is haunted!

4. Palazzo Contarini del Zaffo

The Palazzo Franchetti is a lovely palace located in San Marco, on the Grand Canal. It was built in the 16th century according to the Venetian Gothic style and improved during the 19th century!

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