Cheap hotels near University Ca' Foscari in Venice, Italy
Established in 1868 as a business school, Venice’s Ca’ Foscari University was the first of its kind in Italy and the second in Europe. Today, it’s a well-known public university offering a range of degrees. The school is situated in the center of the Dorsoduro neighborhood.
The main seat of the university is the Ca’ Foscari palace, a Gothic structure purchased by Doge Foscari in the 1400’s. A tour of the palace today includes a look at frescoes, stucco work, impressive murals and the great lecture hall which was designed by architect Carlo Scarpa.
To visit the university and tour the palace, visit the school’s Web site.