Walking directions to Bauer Palazzo (with map)
Palazzo consists of two sections: one in a modern building just inland from the
Grand Canal, and the other (more expensive) section in an authentic, historic Venetian palace that is
now a lavishly-decorated "heirloom and boutique hotel" for the upper crust.
Chances are, you'll be arriving by water taxi at the Bauer
Palazzo's private pier, but if you're willing to mingle with
the hoi polloi on public airport boats, you can walk to the Bauer from the San
Marco Giardinetti waterbus station. The walk is quick and easy, over level pavement.
How to reach the Bauer Palazzo from
San Marco Giardinetti:
As you leave the Alilaguna boat pier, turn left and cross a small
Continue a few meters to the Calle Vallaresso and turn
Walk straight ahead down the Calle Vallaresso, past Harry's
Bar and a row of designer shops.
At the first corner, turn left into the Salizzada San Moisè.
Walk straight ahead, past the Fendi and Prada shops. The
street will broaden into the Campo San Moisè.
The Hotel Bauer is just beyond the San Moisè Church, on the
south side of the small campo or square. (Look for the large modern
building on your left, just before a bridge where gondoliers ply their
From the Marittima cruise terminals:
Take the Alilaguna Blue Line airport boat from the ship
basin to San Marco
Giardinetti and follow the directions above.
MAP CREDITS: Walking maps by
Anders Imboden, using base data from the
Comune di Venezia and Regione Veneto under license