In collaboration with DFS, Fondaco Dei Tedeschi offers unique duty-free shopping experiences among the widest variety of luxury brands. It is located near the Grande Canal, just next to the Rialto Bridge in Venice. The DFS is recognized as the leading luxury travel retailer with over 400 locations around the world, widespread across 15 major airports and 18 T Gallerias centered in the heart of the most desired destinations. From Paris to Hong Kong, Okinawa, Sydney, Venice, and beyond, DFS's global network spans 4 continents and 13 countries, offering customers unique luxury shopping and lifestyle experiences at destinations.
The earliest record dates to 1225, when German merchants used a Fondaco building for trade and lodging. After a fire burn in 1505 and its reconstruction and reacquisition by various owners, the Fondaco Dei Tedeschi opened up to the public in 2016 as the first DFS store in Europe.
Calle del Fontego dei Tedeschi, Ponte di Rialto, 30100 Venice VE, Italy