This is a preview of the content in our Venice Art & Culture app. Get the app to:
  • Read offline
  • Remove ads
  • Add Map function to find sites, as well as your own custom locations (your hotel...)
  • Build a list of your own favourites
  • Search the contents with our advanced text search functionality
  • ... and more!
iOS App Store Google Play

Ca' Sagredo

Hotel of pastel giants

Longhi's Fall of the Giants by the Grand Stairway

Now a five star hotel, the 15th-century Ca' Sagredo on the Grand Canal originally belonged to the Morosini clan before being purchased in the 1600s by the Sagredo family, who had it redecorated by some of the most prestigious artists of the 17th and 18th century: Nicolò Bambini, Giambattista Tiepolo, Sebastiano Ricci and most astonishingly Pietro Longhi, who frescoed the silliest fluffiest pastel Fall of the Giants ever along the Grand Stair.

Before it became a hotel, it was used as a location in The Talented Mr Ripley (1999).

Practical Info Practical Info icon

Campo Santa Sofia

vaporetto: Ca' d'Oro


+39 041 2413111

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: gnuckx, Creative Commons License