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Italy in Photos invite you to embark on a journey of exploration and be captivated by the hidden gems that await. Giudecca Island is a tranquil and charming island in the Venetian lagoon, separated from the main island by a narrow canal. It is a place where you can enjoy the authentic Venetian lifestyle and cuisine, away from the crowds and noise of the tourist attractions. Giudecca Island has a rich history and culture, as well as many beautiful sights to see. Discover the awe-inspiring architecture of Campo del Santissimo Redentore, a square that hosts the church of the same name. The church of Santissimo Redentore, also known as Il Redentore, is one of the most famous and venerated churches in Venice. It was built by the renowned architect Andrea Palladio in the 16th century as a votive offering for the end of a terrible plague that killed about a third of Venice’s population. The church has a classical facade with two superimposed tympana and a spacious interior with a Latin cross plan and a dome over the crossing. The church contains many artworks by prominent Venetian artists such as Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese, Francesco Bassano, Palma il Giovane, and Alessandro Vittoria. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the square in front of the church which offers a splendid view of the main island of Venice and the San Marco basin. It is also the site of the annual Festa del Redentore, which takes place on the third Sunday of July to commemorate the deliverance from the plague. The festival features a spectacular fireworks display over the water and a temporary pontoon bridge that connects Giudecca to Zattere, allowing pilgrims to walk to the church. Giudecca Island is a hidden gem in Venice that deserves to be explored and appreciated. It is a place where you can experience the beauty and charm of Venice in a more relaxed and authentic way. Let our captivating photographs transport you to the very heart of Giudecca Island, capturing its unique essence in every meticulously crafted image. Italy in Photos – uncovering the wonders of Italy, one breathtaking image at a time.
Ponte dei Lavraneri is a bridge that connects the island of Giudecca to the artificial island of Sacca Fisola in Venice. The name of the bridge comes from the laurel or bay trees (lavraner in Venetian) that used to grow in the area. The bridge was built in 2004 and has a steel and wood structure with wooden and iron railings. (Photo 1 Taken from the Bridge) – Fondamenta de le Convertite is a street in Giudecca which runs from Ponte dei Lavraneri to Ponte San Cosmo o del Lago Scuro. (Photos 2-3-4-5-6-7) – C. S. Cosmo is a street in Giudecca which runs from Ponte San Cosmo o del Lago Scuro to Calle Lunga dell’Accademia dei Nobili. (Photo 8) – C. S. Cosmo is a street in Giudecca which runs from C. S. Cosmo to Fondamenta Sant’Eufemia. (Photos 9-10-11-12) – Fondamenta Ponte Lungo is a street in Giudecca which runs Fondamenta del Ponte Piccolo to Ponte Longo. (Photo 13) – Fondamenta Fianco Ponte Lungo is a dead-end street in Giudecca which can be found along Fondamenta S. Giacomo. (Photos 14-15-16-17) – Calle S. Giacomo, 30133 Venezia is a street in Giudecca which runs Fondamenta S. Giacomo to Giardino comunale. (Photo 18) – Calle Albero is a street in Giudecca which runs Calle S. Giacomo to Calle Cape. (Photos 19-20-23) – Contrà Orti is a street in Giudecca which runs Calle S. Giacomo to Giardino comunale. (Photo 21) – Giardino comunale, which is a small garden with a childs playgound can be found along Contrà Orti (Photo 22) – Campo del Santissimo Redentore is a square in the island of Giudecca, in the sestiere of Dorsoduro, in the city of Venice. It is named after the church of the same name, which is one of the most famous and venerated churches in Venice and the centre of one of the most popular festivals in the lagoon The Festa del Redentore. It is a traditional festival of Venice that takes place on the third Sunday of July every year. It is a celebration of gratitude and joy for the end of a terrible plague that struck the city in the 16th century. The festival features spectacular fireworks show over the water. The church of Santissimo Redentore, also known as Il Redentore, was built by the renowned architect Andrea Palladio in the 16th century as a votive offering for the end of a terrible plague that killed about a third of Venice’s population in 1575-1577. The church has a classical facade with two superimposed tympana and a spacious interior with a Latin cross plan and a dome over the crossing. The church contains many artworks by prominent Venetian artists such as Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese, Francesco Bassano, Palma il Giovane, and Alessandro Vittoria. The square in front of the church offers a splendid view of the main island of Venice and the San Marco basin. (Photos 24-25-26) – Fondamenta Croce is a street in Giudecca which runs Fondamenta S. Giacomo to Fondamenta Zitelle. (Photos 27-28)
Giudecca Cusine:- Giudecca is an island in the Venetian lagoon where you can find can find traditional Venetian cuisine, especially seafood dishes, as well as pizza, pasta, ice cream, and more. Some of the typical food served on Giudecca island are: – Cicheti:- These are small snacks or appetizers that are usually eaten at bars or taverns. They can include fried fish, cheese, meatballs, olives, and more. They are often accompanied by a glass of wine or a spritz, a cocktail made with prosecco and Aperol or Campari. – Spaghetti al nero di seppia:- This is a pasta dish with a black sauce made from cuttlefish ink. It has a rich and salty flavour and is a specialty of Venice. – Gnocchi di patate:- These are soft dumplings made from potatoes and flour, cooked in boiling water and then served with various sauces. One of the most popular sauces is ragù, a meat-based sauce with tomatoes and herbs. – Fritto misto:- This is a mixed fried dish of seafood, such as shrimp, squid, sardines, and anchovies. It is usually served with lemon wedges and salt. – Tiramisù:- This is a famous Italian dessert that consists of layers of sponge cake soaked in coffee and liqueur, mascarpone cheese, and cocoa powder. It is creamy and sweet and originated in the Veneto region.
Photo Gallery of Walk in Giudecca – Ponte dei Lavraneri – Fondamenta Croce
Approximately 2.61 km – 1.62 miles
The walk starts in – Ponte dei Lavraneri – Fondamenta de le Convertite – C. S. Cosmo – Fondamenta del Rio Sant’Eufemia – Fondamenta Ponte Lungo – Calle S. Giacomo – Calle Albero – Contrà Orti – Giardino Comunale, Calle Orti – Calle Albero – Calle More – Calle S. Giacomo – Fondamenta S. Giacomo – Campo del Santissimo Redentore – Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore, Campo del Santissimo Redentore – Fondamenta Croce