San Marco 2

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Start in Campo S. Moisé, with your back to the glo­ri­ous façade of San Moisé church, fac­ing the gon­do­las, with L’ho­tel Bauer and B-bar (see Bars) on the left for tip­ples later. Go over the bridge in front of you onto the main drag Via XXII Marzo and right is at #2088 / 041 5231191 / call ahead / mare­ / for the big names in glass and stemware. Head­ing away from the gon­do­las, com­ing up on the right is el­e­gant, Film Fest-friendly bada-bling at #2031 Pomel­lato / 041 5231909 / pomel­; then the lovely, nau­ti­cal-in­spired can­dle-lit cabin La Car­avella (see Restau­rants/smart). Lace and linen heaven Jesu­rum is at #2401 (see Ad­vanced Shop­ping); with Vene­tia Studium at #2425 / 041 5236953 / show­cas­ing soft vel­vet cush­ions, silk foulards and For­tuny-style lamps; and la­bel Ma­bel mag­net La Coupole Donna at #2414 / 041 2960555, and its male coun­ter­part La Coupole Uomo opp. at #2366 / 041 5224243. Fol­low the street left into Calle delle Ostreghe, then make a right and over the bridge for An­gela e Rosa Greco on the right at #2433 / 041 5234573 / full of clas­sic lamps to go or to or­der. Con­tinue just next door at #2434, where lin­gerie lovers shouldn’t miss the de­mure, ul­tra-femme MTM and off-the-rack slips from sassy Cristina Li­nassi (see Adv. Shop­ping). Op­po­site is Il Prato at #2456 / 041 5231148 / all man­ner of pa­per prods and fab con­tempo leather desk sta­tionery. Skedad­dle out into Campo S. Maria Zobe­nigo, where sump­tu­ous vel­vets await at Bevilac­qua on the right (see Tex­tiles) and across the square is Gritti Palace with Bar Longhi (see Bars). Exit Bevilac­qua right then right again into lit­tle Calle del Pio­van for Gal­le­ria Traghetto at #2543 (see Art). Re­trace to face the square and turn right, keep­ing right over the bridge. March straight on and skip over an­other bridge into Calle Zaguri.

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