Hotel Atlanta Augustus will be your starting point to access the main attractions of the Lido, Venice and the islands. Hotel Atlanta Augustus is located in the central part of the island of Venice Lido just a few meters from the boat stops that reach Venice and the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello…
10 minutes walk from the palace of cinema in venice
The International Film Festival is the annual film festival held in Venice (Italy), usually between the end of August and the beginning of September, in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi at the Lido of Venice. After the Oscar, it is the oldest film event in the world and is still the oldest film festival ever: the first edition was held between 6 and 21 August 1932.
5 minutes walk from the beach
The hotel is a 5-minute walk from the exclusive Lido di Venezia beach, also mentioned in Thomas Mann’s novel “Morte a Venezia”. You can find areas equipped with bathing facilities for a fee, areas of free beach and even areas dedicated to those who want to bring their dog. Surely the largest and most striking beach is that of Alberoni: a natural oasis to be discovered.
5 minutes walk from the vaporetto stop for venice
The hotel is in the center 5 minutes walk from the stop of all ACTV ferries to Piazza San Marco every 5-10 minutes (line 1,2,5,2) to Burano, to Murano, to Puntasabbioni, to the Grand Canal. It is possible to buy daily or multi-day passes, taking advantage of all the lines of the city.
10 minutes by vaporetto from the Hotel to Piazza San Marco
The heart of the city of Venice is Piazza San Marco, by definition the only one to deserve the name of the square: the other squares are in fact called “campi” or “campielli”. The Basilica of San Marco appears at the center of the square, colored gold and covered with mosaics that tell the story of Venice, along with the wonderful bas-reliefs depicting the months of the year. Above the main door, the four bronze horses of Constantinople (copies are: the originals are in the museum of San Marco) recall the fourth Crusade of 1204. Its Greek cross shape is dominated by five enormous domes. It is the third Basilica dedicated to San Marco that stands in this place: the first two were destroyed. The interior is covered with mosaics with a gold background that depict biblical and allegorical passages. Initially, it was the chapel of the Doges of the Republic of Venice. Line 1 and 5.2 are recommended every 10 minutes even at night.
15 minutes by Vaporetto from the Rialto Bridge
Another symbol of the city is the Rialto Bridge: the work of Antonio Da Ponte, built in 1591. It was the only way to cross the Grand Canal on foot: in fact, it remained the only bridge until 1854, when the bridge was built Academy. On the sides of the central body there are luxury shops while, at the end of the bridge, in the sestiere of San Polo, the picturesque fish market and the church of San Giacomo di Rialto.
La Fenice Theater
La Fenice Theater is the main opera house in Venice. Repeatedly destroyed by fire and rebuilt, it is home to an important opera season and the International Festival of Contemporary Music. It was designed in 1790 by Gian Antonio Selva for a company of aristocrats in Venice.
Basilica della Salute
Santa Maria della Salute is a basilica of Venice erected in the area of Punta della Dogana, from where it stands out in the panorama of the San Marco basin and the Grand Canal. Designed by Baldassare Longhena with attention to the models of Palladio, it is one of the best expressions of Venetian Baroque architecture.
Church of San Zaccaria
It is a religious building in Venice located not far from San Marco, in the Castello district, in the field that gives it its name. An ancient church dating back to the ninth century, originally from the city, it was very linked to the archaic history of Venice. Inside the tombs of many doges and works of considerable value.