An oasis in the heart of Venice
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The last time I observed a map of Venice to examine the northern part of Cannaregio, I noticed a tiny park in the surroundings of the church Sant’Alvise.

Venezia: Teatrino di Parco Villa Groggia
Venezia: Teatrino di Parco Villa Groggia
Venezia: Arco in Parco Villa Groggia
Venezia: Arco in Parco Villa Groggia

I was curious and searched the park on the internet: actually this park was once part of a larger property (Palazzo Donà, destroyed in 1823) and you can still find a theater from the 16th century (once used for archery, today for theatrical performances) and single arches in gothic style; furthermore there’s a swimming pool and rowing club.

It’s a public park und thus open all day long: A true oasis in the heart of Venice where you can enjoy a picnic and the unusual tranquility.

How to get there

Parco Villa Groggia

Line 4.1.,4.2.,5.1.5.2. – Stop Sant’Alvise