San Polo and Dorsoduro
The San Polo or Dorsoduro district has authentic souvenirs. San Polo has traditional Veneziano masks for Carnevale, papier-mâché “Bauta”
Find bags of jet-black pasta, made with squid ink (nero di seppia). Shop for more foodstuffs and watch the fisherman at the Fish Market (Pescheria).
Piazzaa San Marco
In Piazza San Marco,visit Charta on Calle dei Fabbri for leather-bound books, marbled papers, bookmarks embossed with palazzo facades, and iPhone sleeves printed with harlequins.