Situated in the Canal Grande between the Rialto Bridge and Ca 'Foscari, the Palazzo of the Earls of Benzon was already famous in the seventeenth for the elegance of its richly decorated halls and attended by important personalities of the time (Casanova, Byron, Foscolo, and then Stendhal).
Later it hosted the Count of Chambord the namesake of the castle on the Loire.
The main floor is classic Venetian eighteenth-century type, with the great central hall (22 x 8) completely painted that cuts across the floor, from the Canal Grande to the beautiful terrace that overlooks the courtyard and the charming inner garden.
The spacious rooms are located on both sides of the great hall. The ceilings are beautifully painted and decorated with important antique plasters.
San Marco, 3927 - 30124 Venezia - ()
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http://www.palazzobenzon.com (32 click)