Waterfront walks and hidden neighborhoods

Campo Santa Maria Formosa after church

Sestieri di Venezia

Castello is the easternmost sestiere of Venice, and in many ways it's the most diverse.

The district includes luxury hotels on the waterfront promenade facing St. Mark's Basin, the old Arsenale shipyards, working-class neighborhoods, and the residential area of Sant'Elena with its Pierluigi Penzo soccer stadium (built in 1913).

A few things to see in Castello: